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Discussion What Does Your Digital Reputation Say About You?

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blog What the Heck Is Project-Based Learning?

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blog Tools for Teaching: Managing a Large Class Size

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Discussion Reflections on 1:1 Chromebook Implementation

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Discussion Does Being Young Matter to Be a Great Teacher?

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blog You Need an Elevator Pitch About School Culture and Climate

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blog Creating the Conditions for Student Motivation

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blog Put Working Memory to Work in Learning

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blog Using Voxer to Streamline School Communication

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blog 12 Ways to Avoid Student Humiliation

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blog 12 Choices to Help You Step Back from Burnout

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blog Making Connections

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blog Student Choice Leads to Student Voice

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blog Deconstructing Blackness

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blog Epic Fail or Win? Gamifying Learning in My Classroom

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blog Homework vs. No Homework Is the Wrong Question

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Discussion Are Teachers Too Gullible?

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Discussion Starbucks: A Model for the Future of Teaching

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blog Technology, PBL, and Place-Based Education

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Discussion Taking a Bite Out of Chocolate-Based Learning

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Discussion First Steps Towards a Student Film Festival: Promotion & Professional Development

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blog 7 Tips for Better Classroom Management

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blog Student Power!

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blog April Fool's Day in the Classroom: 8 Resources for Teachers

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blog Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves

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blog A New Must-Read for All Educators

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Discussion Collaboration on Wheels: 21st Century Classroom Furniture at Work

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Discussion Cognitive Dissonance: is your PLN hazardous to your emotional/psychological professional health?

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blog The Power of Literature Circles in the Classroom

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blog Solutions for Teachers Bullied by Colleagues

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Discussion Parents, Involve Me and I'll Learn

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Discussion Should Common Core Standards be Taught in a Specific Order?

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Discussion Special Needs Children & Equine Therapy

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blog 30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class

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blog Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding

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Discussion 10 Signs of a 21st Century Classroom

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blog Enhancing Learning Through Differentiated Technology

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Discussion Do You Ever Root For Your Leaders to Fail?

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blog What I Wish I'd Known as a New Teacher

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Discussion What If We Designed Schools Like Disney Designs Parks?

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Discussion Classroom to Community: How Do You Get Your Students Out There?

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Discussion Tech Tuesday: How to Stop Worrying and Love the Tech

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Discussion Talking With Students - The Best Part of My Week

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Discussion Teaching the Teachable Moment We Never Wanted to Happen

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Discussion Is Your Classroom an Active Democracy?

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Discussion Empowering Student Voice Through Classroom Culture

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Discussion Reading Is Lifework

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Discussion 15 Tips from Veteran Educators for Thriving in the First Year

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Discussion Creating a Safe Space for Students to Discuss Sensitive Current Events

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Discussion Making Space for Thinking

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Discussion Using Stand Up Tables in the Classroom

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Discussion SFCSxDesign: The Pallet House Project

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Discussion Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff

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Discussion What Would a MakerEd Manifesto Say?

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Discussion Find Your Purpose as an Educator

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Discussion What If Your Students Know More Than You Do?

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Discussion Socratic Seminars

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Discussion The Secret to Classroom Management: Be The Craziest Person in The Room

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Discussion Everyone’s a Technology Teacher...Right?

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blog The Myth of Having Summers Off

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blog Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation and Growth Mindset in Writing

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blog It’s a Mistake Not to Use Mistakes as Part of the Learning Process

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blog Back to School: A Surefire Strategy for Building Classroom Community

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blog The New Edutopia!

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blog Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

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Discussion Video Games: Using Technology to Create a New Paradigm

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blog The Perfect Classroom Gift: A Gift of Words

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blog Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving

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blog The Power of "I Don't Know"

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blog 4 Big Things Transformational Teachers Do

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blog The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

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blog Mastering the Teaching Game

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Discussion Share your crowdfunding projects with us! (DonorsChoose, Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and others.)

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blog Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices

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blog 8 Pathways to Every Student's Success

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Discussion What Students Remember Most About Teachers

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blog Understanding the Causes of Dyslexia for Effective Intervention

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blog Start a Reading Revolution: Flip Your Class With Blogs

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blog Q&A with Daniel Goleman: How the Research Supports Social-Emotional Learning

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