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blog Create a Startup Culture in Your Classroom

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blog Creating Classrooms for Social Justice

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blog How to Teach Kids About Factoring a Polynomial

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Discussion Project-Based Learning Using Disney Movies

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blog Recognizing and Overcoming False Growth Mindset

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blog Should You Flip Your Classroom?

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blog Solutions for Teachers Bullied by Colleagues

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blog Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves

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blog The Teacher Curse No One Wants to Talk About

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Discussion What Makes a Teacher Special?

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blog When We Listen to Students

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Discussion #ThinkPossible: Not Giving Up on Disruptive Students Even When We Really, Really Want To

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Discussion 11 Habits of an Effective Teacher

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Discussion 15 Characteristics of a 21st-Century Teacher

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Discussion 5 Teacher Tips for Surviving Your First Day of School

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Discussion 5 Typing Test Every Teacher Should Know About

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blog 6 Opening and Closing Routines for New Teachers

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blog Best Resources for New Teachers

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blog Coding in the Common Core

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blog Creating App Lists for Families

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blog Games in the Mathematics Classrooms: There’s an App for That!

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blog 5 Reasons to Read for Reluctant Readers

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blog Preparing Your Students for the Challenges of Tomorrow

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blog 10 Tips for Surviving and Thriving Your First Year Teaching

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Schools that Work Social and Emotional Learning: A Schoolwide Approach

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blog 10 Free Apps and Tools for Starting Out (and Staying) Organized

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Discussion 10 Typing games that rock

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Discussion Developing 21st Century Skills with 3D Design and Printing

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blog Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves

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blog Mix It Up! Authentic Activities for the World Language Classroom

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blog 4 Student Engagement Tips (From a Student)

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Discussion Help! Assemblies and Programs for K-8 School in New Jersey?

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Discussion Love Sweets? Use Smores Newsletters for Your Class

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Discussion A Stress-Free Start for School Leaders

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blog Going Gradeless: Student Self-Assessment in PBL

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Discussion The Problem with Standards-Based Grading

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blog Coding By Design: A Design-First Approach

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Discussion Teacher, Do You Have a Business Card?

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blog Creating an Ecology of Wonder

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Discussion A Brief History of Time: Connecting History Students to the Present and Future

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Discussion 6 Rules for Being Transparent with Teens: Authentic Relationships Lead to Engagement

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Discussion A Tale of Two Letters: Collecting Data and the Courage to Go Gradeless

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Discussion 5 Innovative Ways To Create Positive Classroom Culture

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Discussion What We're Getting Wrong About the Technology in Schools Debate

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Discussion Good Teacher...Bad Behavior!

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Discussion Self-Assessment: A Powerful Tool to Improve Student Learning and Understanding

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Discussion Quiet: Susan Cain on Approaching Introverted Students

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Discussion Poetry for English Language Learners: Celebrate National Poetry Month with Your Students

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Discussion Wrestling with Trump in the Classroom

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Discussion 7 Playful Tactics To Get Kids Writing Poetry

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Discussion Strategies to Help Struggling Readers

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Discussion Project Week - A Week to Do Whatever You Want

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Discussion Using Personal Student Quotes To Summarize Learning And Understanding

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Discussion Up (or Down) Periscope?

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Discussion My Philosophy On Teaching Robotics

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Discussion A Facebook Status Can Be a Starting Point for Hesitant Writers

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Discussion 3 Rules to Break when Teaching Shakespeare

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Discussion What's Going On? An Idea About How We Behave in a Structured Learning Environment

Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago in Professional Development
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Discussion Project-Based Learning Using Disney Movies

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Discussion Low Budget High Quality Videos for the Flipped Classroom

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blog Improving Schools Through Design Thinking

Posted 6 months 4 weeks ago in Design Thinking
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blog 22 Powerful Closure Activities

Posted 8 months 2 weeks ago in Teaching Strategies
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blog Creative Ways to Grade and Provide Feedback for Students

Posted 9 months 1 week ago in Formative Assessment
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blog What Is Financial Literacy?

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blog Meeting the Needs of All Students: A First Step

Posted 12 months 4 days ago in Teacher Leadership
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blog 4 Things Transformational Teachers Do

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blog 3 Ways of Getting Student Feedback to Improve Your Teaching

Posted 1 year 1 month ago in New Teachers
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blog 3 Things Students Desire to Hear From Teachers

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blog Applying Mindfulness to Mundane Classroom Tasks

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blog The Lowdown on Longhand: How Writing by Hand Benefits the Brain

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blog Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation and Growth Mindset in Writing

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article The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources

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blog Visualizing 21st-Century Classroom Design

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blog Why Don’t We Differentiate Professional Development?

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Discussion 15 Characteristics of a 21st-Century Teacher

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blog Don't Quit: 5 Strategies for Recovering After Your Worst Day Teaching

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blog Homework vs. No Homework Is the Wrong Question

Posted 1 year 5 months ago in Social and Emotional Learning
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Discussion What Students Remember Most About Teachers

Posted 1 year 9 months ago in Teacher Development
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blog The Art of Managing Middle School Students

Posted 1 year 12 months ago in Student Engagement
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blog 5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students

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