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blog Blogging for English-Language Learners

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article Digital Learning Day: Resource Roundup

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blog Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding

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blog How to Celebrate Pi Day in Your Classroom

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blog How to Divorce Your District

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blog Promoting Playful Learning Through Teacher Networks

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Discussion Seeking Advice on Teaching Young Men

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Discussion Starbucks: A Model for the Future of Teaching

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Discussion Superintendent as Instructional Leader?

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blog Technology, PBL, and Place-Based Education

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blog The Power of Poetry in Primary Classrooms

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Discussion 25 Attention-Grabbing Tips for the Classroom

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Discussion 3 Effortless Tips To Help You Select The Perfect Theme for Your Teaching Blog

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

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

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blog 7 Classroom Resources for Pi Day

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blog A New Must-Read for All Educators

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Discussion Author Visits: Skype Makes It Happen

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Discussion Classroom blog/site

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

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blog 5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners

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blog Deconstructing Blackness

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Discussion Teachers, would you send your child to your school?

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blog The Science (and Practice) of Creativity

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Discussion Beings and Basketballs: Deductive Reasoning in Pre-operational and Formal Operational Stages

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Discussion Boys and Reading

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blog Amplifying Student Voice Through Digital Literacy

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blog Preparing a Classroom Culture for Deeper Learning

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Discussion No Teacher Left Behind: The digital classroom revolution

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blog What the Heck Is Project-Based Learning?

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blog Transition Resources for Parents, Teachers, and Administrators

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blog Finding and Sharing Hope in Schools in 2015

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blog 3 Strategies to Promote Independent Thinking in Classrooms

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blog Innovation: Significant Positive Change

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blog 21st-Century Libraries: The Learning Commons

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Discussion Using Multimedia to Create an Emotional Connection in the Classroom

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Discussion Teacher Appreciation Activities & Engagement

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blog Empowering Educators Through Cultural Competence

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blog Your Face Scares Me: Understanding the Hyperrational Adolescent Brain

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Discussion Here’s One Reason Every Student Should Blog

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Discussion Beyond the Dream: Challenging Students to Tackle Social and Economic Justice

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Discussion Creating Characters with Music

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Discussion Arts and Cultural Experiences Expand Students' Worlds

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Discussion Hitting as Play: A Slippery Slope

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Discussion Bang! Pow! Pop Culture in the Classroom

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Discussion #EdTechWish: What Do We Want?

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Discussion 14 Examples of High Quality Civic Learning Opportunities

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Discussion Vacation Reset: How I Reestablish Student Expectations

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Discussion 5 Favorite Apps for PBL Language Learning

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Discussion Hi, I'm Megan. I'm a Teacher and an Alcoholic.

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Discussion Scaffolding Student Reflections + Sample Questions

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Discussion 2015 -- A Ticket to Ride

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Discussion Preparing Students for the End-of-Term Presentation

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Discussion If sharing is caring, what's ... HOARDING?

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Discussion 7 Self-Care Strategies For Teachers

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Discussion First Steps Towards a Student Film Festival

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Discussion Reflect, Revisit, Recharge: 3 Tips for a New Year Reboot

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Discussion Using the Talk Show Format to Teach History

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Discussion Mr. J: The Value of a Listening Teacher

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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 3 Ways of Getting Student Feedback to Improve Your Teaching

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blog 4 Steps to Better Writers

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blog Passion-Based Learning

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blog Our Boys Need Us: The Power of Mentoring

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Discussion Making Space for Thinking

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blog Future Ready: Roadmaps to Tech Integration

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blog Less Is More: The Value of a Teacher's Time

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blog Controlling the Power of Words: Teaching Students How to Confront Insults

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blog 21st-Century Libraries: The Learning Commons

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blog Educate to Liberate: Build an Anti-Racist Classroom

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blog Strategies for Getting and Keeping the Brain’s Attention

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blog Coding for Kids Revisited

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blog A Look Inside the Classroom of the Future

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blog Questions Before Answers: What Drives a Great Lesson?

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