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blog Tools for Teaching: Managing a Large Class Size

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Discussion What Does Your Digital Reputation Say About You?

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blog You Need an Elevator Pitch About School Culture and Climate

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blog 5 Highly Effective Teaching Practices

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blog Add Coding to Your Elementary Curriculum. . . Right Now

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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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Discussion Reflections on 1:1 Chromebook Implementation

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Discussion Taking the Plunge with Social Media in the Classroom

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blog Using Voxer to Streamline School Communication

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blog What the Heck Is Project-Based Learning?

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blog 7 Classroom Resources for Pi Day

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blog 8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

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blog Epic Fail or Win? Gamifying Learning in My Classroom

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Discussion Gathering Data on Teacher Leadership Development Programs - What Works? What Doesn't?

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blog Making Connections

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blog 12 Choices to Help You Step Back from Burnout

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blog 14 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom

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blog 5 PBL Best Practices for Redefining the Teacher's Role

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blog Applying Mindfulness to Mundane Classroom Tasks

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blog How to Divorce Your District

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blog Social Entrepreneurship: 7 Ways to Empower Student Changemakers

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Discussion Should Students Appoint their Teachers?

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Discussion Work-Life Balance For Teachers in Under a Minute

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Discussion Boys and Reading

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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 Capture the Learning: Crafting the Maker Mindset

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Discussion Teaching through text sets to support all readers

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article How Should We Measure Student Learning? Five Keys to Comprehensive Assessment

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Discussion 4’33” (Four Minutes and Thirty-Three Seconds): What Our Brains Need

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blog Garden-Based Learning

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blog 4 Easy Tips and Tricks for Creating Visually Engaging Rubrics

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blog Homework vs. No Homework Is the Wrong Question

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blog Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves

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Discussion Outdoor Game-Based Learning To Refocus Students

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Schools that Work Recess for High School Students

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blog Add Coding to Your Elementary Curriculum. . . Right Now

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blog Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

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Discussion The Day of Remembrance: Using Film to Learn about the Holocaust

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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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Discussion #DeflateGate, a Super Bowl STEM Lesson

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Discussion The Faculty Handbook: The Most Important Document a Principal Will Ever Create

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Discussion Coaching Students Through Change

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Discussion Teacher as Farmer

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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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