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.
As the number of English-language learners grows, teachers must focus on the most essential content and most efficient delivery of instruction.
By redefining failure as part of learning, we give children choices to take risks, opportunities to excel, and the support to grow into their potential.
The front of the classroom is a power spot. Through empathy and recognizing student agency, you can make it a positive place for them to inhabit.
The first few weeks of the school are a crucial time for setting student expectations in behavior and academics. This video playlist of classroom-management techniques will help you refresh your strategies for the new year!
Digital technology such as tablets can help teachers and students rediscover traditional ways of learning by using touch, movement, sound, and visuality.
When establishing that first contact with parents on back-to-school night, start the year right by being transparent, direct, and consistent.
Back-to-School Night is often the first interaction a teacher has with parents and guardians. Here's a helpful checklist for educators of five must-haves for this special night.
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.
Check out these five management strategies new teachers can begin using immediately in their classrooms.
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.
The first year of teaching is incredibly challenging for most. New teachers are overwhelmed by all the daily decisions and feelings of being overloaded. This will get better.
There's a place for tech in every classroom.