Strategies from K-12 schools, districts, and programs that are dramatically improving the learning process.
We share evidence- and practitioner-based learning strategies that empower you to improve K-12 education.
Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop across any grade.
Here are some activities to stimulate your students' minds when they need a change, and to focus and calm them when they're just too stimulated.
The Common Core's eight Standards of Mathematical Practice are bigger than math class, reaching deeply into curriculum possibilities for every K-12 subject area.
Explore an educator's guide to websites, organizations, articles, and other resources looking at the new system of standards and how they will be assessed.
While planning this summer, ask yourself, what does a classroom that promotes students' lived experiences look like?
By collecting their learning artifacts and compiling them into portfolios, students should have an opportunity to reflect upon their experiences and see their own growth.
Spontaneity can flourish to students' advantage in a curriculum steeped in ritual and repetition that regularly introduces fresh new ideas and activities.
Because Millennials and digital natives live in a creation-based world, apps like Adobe Voice, Thinglink, and Pages promote higher-order thinking, encourage collaboration, and invite real-world learning.
Founder of the Center for Teaching Nancie Atwell is using her platform to advocate for educational practices and policies that put children at the center.
Whether you use musical instruments, game pieces, call-and-response, or electronic devices, there are many successful ways of getting students to focus front and stop talking.
Blogger Rebecca Alber shares scaffolding strategies to use in your lessons. (Updated 01/2014)
Art and music are key to student development.
Rebecca Alber offers tips for teaching vocabulary that include letting students select the words, putting away dictionaries, and creating time for talk and play with new terms.
There's a place for tech in every classroom.
To inspire more inquiry in the classroom, blogger Rebecca Alber offers up five questions to routinely ask students.