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blog Avoiding "Learned Helplessness"

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blog 6 Engaging End-of-Year Projects

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blog 10 Apps for Math Fluency

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blog Technology Summer Camp

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Discussion 2 Quick, Inexpensive Ways to Add Collaborative Space to Your Classroom

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Discussion Dear Dr. Mom and Dr. Dad: An Open Letter to My Educator Parents

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Discussion Is Early Elementary Science Dying?

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blog 8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

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video Reteach and Enrich: How to Make Time for Every Student

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blog Learning With Nature

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blog Assessment: Lower Stakes, Raise Retention

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blog Reframing Teacher Voice

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blog 30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class

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Discussion Identify the Essential in Classroom Management

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blog Blogging for English-Language Learners

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blog Critical Thinking: A Necessary Skill in the Age of Spin

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blog Learning to Work and Think Like an Artist

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Discussion A Father Figure at School

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Discussion 8 Wishes for My 3-Year Old About the Future of Education

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Discussion Star Trek: Next Generation - Technology as an Accelerator

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Discussion CyberSafety: Mock it, Don't Block It

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blog Solutions for Teachers Bullied by Colleagues

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blog Homework vs. No Homework Is the Wrong Question

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blog 6 BYOD Discussions Every School Should Have

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blog Does Your Classroom Cultivate Student Resilience?

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Discussion Your Brain’s Response to Other People’s Pain

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blog The Need for Adaptation in Schools

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blog 10 Tips for Educators Considering a New Position

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Discussion Feedback: Educational App Collaboration

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article Winning Equation: How Technology Can Help Save Math Education

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blog Practices to Welcome and Support ELLs

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blog Math as a Social Justice Lever

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blog Students Matter: 3 Steps for Effective Differentiated Instruction

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

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blog How School Leaders Set the Stage for PBL Success

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Discussion Securing Our Future: The Importance of Mentoring

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blog The Era of the Teacherpreneur

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Discussion 3 Things to Consider When Trying New Strategies

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Discussion A Parent's Guide for Getting Girls Into STEM Careers

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

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Discussion Mentoring and Teaching: More Than Simple Matchmaking

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Discussion Experiences of Google Drive at Primary School

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Discussion What Does a 21st Century Classroom Look Like: Collaboration

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

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blog Writing Strategies for Students With ADHD

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blog Metacognition: Nurturing Self-Awareness in the Classroom

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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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Discussion 37 Ways to Help Kids Learn to Love Reading

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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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