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blog 8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

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blog PBL Pilot: Formative Assessment and PBL

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blog The High Hopes Project: A Model For Global STEM Learning

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blog Cultivating Cultural Assets: An After-School Story

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Discussion How Would You Rename the 21st Century Classroom?

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blog 10 Apps for Math Fluency

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blog It Takes Courage to Make Schools Better

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blog Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving

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blog Going Beyond Teacher Appreciation Day

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blog Thriving in the Homestretch

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Discussion A student's perspective on the use of social media

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Discussion Project-Based Learning for U.S. History?

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blog Technology Summer Camp

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blog Failure Is Essential to Learning

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blog In Australia, a School Designed to Excite and Engage

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blog Gamification: Engaging Students With Narrative

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blog 3 Things Students Desire to Hear From Teachers

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blog Use PBL to Inspire Passion and Teach Lifelong Learning

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blog Reframing Teacher Voice

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Discussion Set ‘em up for Success: Tips for Tackling the Tests

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blog Connecting With Students on the Fringes

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blog 5 Quick Classroom-Management Tips for Novice Teachers

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blog 3 Ways of Getting Student Feedback to Improve Your Teaching

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blog Teacher Leadership and the Common Core State Standards?

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blog An Unfair Game: Standardized Testing Ruins a School's Spirit

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Discussion What's the Best Way to Purchase After School PBL Curriculum?

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blog Masterful Teacher: How Calculus Became the Most Popular Class on Campus

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Discussion Consequences are Necessary

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blog Teaching With Web-Based Resources

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Schools that Work Student-Driven Differentiated Instruction With "I Choose"

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blog Support for Implementing Social, Emotional Learning

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blog 11 Ways to Help Students Overcome Creative Blocks

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blog School-as-Studio Immerses Students in Creative Problem Solving

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Discussion The Heart of Teaching: What It Means to be a Great Teacher

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blog Coding in the Classroom: A Long-Overdue Inclusion

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blog Strategies for Strengthening the Brain’s Executive Functions

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blog Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving

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blog Five-Minute Film Festival: Summer Reading for Students

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blog Learning to Code Becomes Learning to Learn

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blog 6 Engaging End-of-Year Projects

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Discussion 7 Simple Steps to Maintain Classroom Culture

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Discussion Replace "Library" With "Portal of Idea Flow"?

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Discussion What Does a 21st Century Classroom Look Like: Technology Integration

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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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Discussion 37 Ways to Help Kids Learn to Love Reading

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Discussion What the Research Says about 1:1

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

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Discussion Starbucks: A Model for the Future of Teaching

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

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Discussion Using Multimedia to Create an Emotional Connection in the Classroom

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Discussion Schools Need More Friction, Less Fractions

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Discussion Paper, Pencil, Chalk, or Doc: Which Medium for Which Lesson?

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Discussion Podcasts for Teachers

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Discussion Reflections on 1:1 Chromebook Implementation

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Discussion Starting From What Works: Positive Professional Development

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Discussion How To Brainstorm So Lightning Will Strike

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

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Discussion Principals As Chief Culture Officers: Five (Not Always Easy) Steps

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Discussion If I Could Only Give My Students One Piece of Advice

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blog Fresh Starts for Hard-to-Like Students

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blog Strategies for Strengthening the Brain’s Executive Functions

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blog Using Humor in the Classroom

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blog Brisk and Bright Approaches for National Poetry Month

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Discussion 10 Signs of a 21st Century Classroom

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Discussion Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff

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blog 21st-Century Libraries: The Learning Commons

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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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Discussion The Dos and Don'ts of Classroom Management: Your 25 Best Tips

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blog 7 Questions to Ask Parents at the Beginning of the Year

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blog 7-Step Prep: Make a Weekly Plan for YOU!

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blog Do I Need a Digital Teaching Portfolio?

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blog Inventing Infographics: Visual Literacy Meets Written Content

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blog Myth-Busting Differentiated Instruction: 3 Myths and 3 Truths

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blog 5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Non-Teaching Time

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blog 3 Ways of Getting Student Feedback to Improve Your Teaching

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