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  • Arts Integration

    A Look at How Arts Teachers Can Promote a Sense of Community

    Arts teachers can help all students in a school feel that they’re part of a collaborative learning community, even when they’re not together.
    Peter Siegel
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    Technology Integration

    'Twitter Wars' Breathe Life into Challenging Material

    How to use Twitter, and other social media tools kids love, to engage in fun, authentic learning around esoteric content. 
  • Middle school students discuss project in small group
    Project-Based Learning

    5 Ways to Promote Healthy Discourse During Project-Based Learning

    Encouraging middle and high school students to talk through differences of opinion can make for stronger projects and greater learning gains.
  • The Power of Undo in Digital Art
    Online Learning

    The Power of Undo in Digital Art

    When students make artwork digitally, they find new ways to take risks, build confidence, and get creative.
  • Woman working on laptop at home
    School Leadership

    How School Leaders Can Frame Tough Decisions

    When school leaders know how to ask themselves the right questions—and when and how to ask for help—the path forward becomes clearer.
  • Preschool students walking in pairs on a sidewalk with their teachers
    Early Childhood Education

    Making Space for Student Choice in Preschool

    Sometimes teachers need to require kids to do certain things, and it’s easier to get their buy-in if they know their voices are heard too.
  • Pro-Trump protesters scale a wall at the U.S. Capitol Building
    Social and Emotional Learning

    Making Space: Teaching After Trauma

    Teachers sometimes feel a need to change their lesson plans when traumatic events occur, but that may not be the best strategy.
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  • A second grade teachers reads to her students during virtual story time
    School Libraries

    Keeping Story Time Alive in the Pandemic

    Story time is a powerful tool for helping preschool and elementary kids and their families feel connected during distance learning.
    170
  • Boy sprays water from garden hose onto car and makes a rainbow.
    Critical Thinking

    Low-Tech Scientific Exploration for Students at Home

    A fifth-grade teacher shares ideas on how students can explore common phenomena with simple materials in and around their homes.
  • Elementary aged boy on laptop distance learning at home
    Apps

    6 Ways to Jam on Jamboard: Using the Digital Whiteboard in a Hybrid Classroom

    The popular Google app facilitates meaningful collaboration for both remote and in-class students.
    298
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    Technology Integration

    'Twitter Wars' Breathe Life into Challenging Material

    How to use Twitter, and other social media tools kids love, to engage in fun, authentic learning around esoteric content. 
  • 3 Ways To Level Up Your Zoom Skills
    Classroom Technology

    3 Ways to Level Up Your Zoom Skills

    By getting familiar with more advanced features of the popular videoconferencing tool, teachers can encourage more interactivity and collaboration during online learning.
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    Interest-Based Learning

    Building Student Agency With Genius Hour

    The popular model of self-guided learning can be used to engage upper elementary students in conducting and presenting research—and learning to use new technology.
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    The Research Is In

    The 10 Most Significant Education Studies of 2020

    We reviewed hundreds of educational studies in 2020 and then highlighted 10 of the most significant—covering topics from virtual learning to the reading wars and the decline of standardized tests.
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