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  • Online Learning

    4 Tips for Productive Online Discussions

    A debate coach with experience guiding virtual discussions explains how to get students to engage with each other and with the course content.
    John Ng
  • The Research Is In

    On Standardized Tests, Students Face an ‘Online Penalty’

    Switching from paper to online standardized tests caused significant drops in students’ scores—and vulnerable students were hurt the worst.
    Youki Terada
  • Mental Health

    How to Respond When a Student Acts Out

    Research shows that disciplining a child when they’re in the middle of an emotional outburst isn’t effective. Try these strategies instead.
  • Family Engagement

    How to Coach Parents Who Are Teaching at Home

    Many parents and guardians felt overwhelmed in supporting their student’s learning during the pandemic—these strategies can help.

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  • Literacy

    Supporting Students With Dysgraphia

    While there's not a lot of research on dysgraphia yet, there are a few signs you should look out for, and some evidence-based tactics to help kids with the writing condition.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Educators Say Good Morning to Students—Via Video

    This round-up of teachers reaching out to their distant students makes it more clear than ever that relationships are always at the heart of teaching.
  • Student Voice

    Student Photographers Document History During the Pandemic

    As the world closed down, a high school photography assignment captured the imaginations of students and teachers around the country.
  • Service Learning

    Building a Culture of Kindness With a Day of Service

    When Maryland middle school students spend a day focusing on helping others, they see their own capacity to make a difference in their community.
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