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blog How the Common Core Supports Deeper Learning

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Discussion No Testing, No Grades, No Homework: The Impacts of An Alternative Education from A Student's Perspective

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Discussion A PLN's Advice for Getting Students to Take Part in Online Discussions

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blog Blogging for English-Language Learners

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blog A World of Project Ideas (You Can Steal)

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blog Design Thinking, Making, and Learning From the Heart

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Discussion 37 Ways to Help Kids Learn to Love Reading

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blog Making Sense of Words That Don't

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blog Hands-Off Teaching Cultivates Metacognition

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Discussion Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff

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Discussion What Did I Assume About My Students' Summers?

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blog Classroom Connections: Arts Integration Up Close

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Discussion Prepping the Mind for Learning

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blog Teaching Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Classroom

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

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article At the Movies: Films Focused on Education Reform

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blog Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding

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blog Empowering Youth Voice Through SEL

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blog Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators

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article Technology Integration: What Experts Say

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Discussion Back-to-School Letters: Assign Homework Before the Year Even Starts!

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Discussion What's the Best Way for Kids to Learn Keyboarding?

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blog Career Readiness: Starting Early With Young Learners

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blog Orienting Educators to SEL Through Video

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blog Tools for Teaching: How to Transform Direct Instruction

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blog 10 Ready-to-Borrow Project Ideas

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blog 5 Ways to Address White Male Stereotypes

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article The New PE Curriculum: An Innovative Approach to Teaching Physical Fitness

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Discussion Busting 3 Myths About Social Emotional Learning

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blog Metacognition: Nurturing Self-Awareness in the Classroom

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Discussion A Teacher's Persona or Personality: Which is More Important?

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blog How to Provide Meaningful Support Services in a Virtual School: Robust Family Support (Part 1 of 4)

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

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blog 11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading

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article Making Student Data Part of the Conversation

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blog Five-Minute Film Festival: Inspirational Teachers

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blog Failure Is Essential to Learning

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blog Applying Mindfulness to Mundane Classroom Tasks

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blog Implementing a School-Wide Mindfulness Program

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blog The Key to Effective Teams in Schools: Emotional Intelligence

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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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Discussion 10 Signs of a 21st Century Classroom

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Discussion How to Incorporate Digital Storytelling to Empower Student Voice

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Discussion Are we wearing blinders as we drive towards increased teacher quality?

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Discussion Should Students Appoint their Teachers?

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Discussion What If We Designed Schools Like Disney Designs Parks?

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Discussion Classroom to Community: How Do You Get Your Students Out There?

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Discussion Tech Tuesday: How to Stop Worrying and Love the Tech

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Discussion Talking With Students - The Best Part of My Week

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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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blog Travel the World From Your Classroom: Free iPad Apps for Virtual Field Trips

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Discussion Is Homework Helpful?: The 5 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask

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blog "Can't I Just Choose My Own Topic?"

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blog On-the-Spot Scaffolding for Students

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Schools that Work Blended Learning: Making it Work in Your Classroom

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Discussion 9 Tips to Support English-Language Learners

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blog New Study: Engage Kids With 7x the Effect

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blog Helping Students Start the Year with a Positive Mindset

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blog 5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback

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blog Bored? Good, You'll Be More Creative

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blog 10 Self-Evaluation Tips for Technology Instructional Specialists

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blog Coding for Kindergarteners

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blog Summer Reading and Rejuvenation

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blog Classroom Management and the Flipped Class

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Discussion SOLE: Motivate Students to Teach Themselves (and Each Other)

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video Learning the Physics of Skateboarding Engages Kids in Science

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blog Assessment, Choice, and the Learning Brain

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blog 5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

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blog The Great World Language Debate du Jour: Grammar vs. Communication

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blog Classroom Management: The Intervention Two-Step

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