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  • Technology Integration

    Alternatives to Google Jamboard

    Although Google is sunsetting Jamboard, there are plenty of other online whiteboards out there for teachers. Here are some to try.
    Stephanie Rothstein
  • Student Engagement

    4 Practices of Warm Demander Teachers

    A well-known approach that combines high expectations with a firm belief in students’ ability to succeed can guide them to deeper learning.
  • Critical Thinking

    How to Teach Students Ethical Decision-Making in Journalism Class

    With thoughtful guidance from their advisers, young journalists can learn how to proceed when writing about sensitive topics.
  • Collaborative Learning

    60-Second Strategy: Whiteboard Relay

    The team competition is fierce in this informal assessment activity, in which students have to work together to win.
  • Teacher Wellness

    How My Anxiety Has Made Me a More Empathetic Teacher

    Teaching with mental health conditions isn't easy, but can help educators connect with their students and create conditions for students with similar issues to succeed.
  • Student Wellness

    Helping Teens Navigate the Tricky World of Too Much Tech

    In a world where their lives are heavily “shared and compared,” author Devorah Heitner offers insights on how to support teens in finding balance in their tech-heavy lives.
  • Assessment

    How to Use Universal Design for Learning to Create Assessments

    Providing elementary students with multiple means of action and expression helps ensure that teachers create equitable, valid assessments.
  • Early Childhood Education

    4 Theater Games That Make Great Morning Meeting Activities

    These games can spark creativity, boost engagement, and teach important executive function skills such as turn-taking.
  • Technology Integration

    Delivering Effective Feedback With Microsoft OneNote

    This tool gives teachers the opportunity to observe students as they work and provide helpful feedback in real time.
  • Administration & Leadership

    Helping New Teachers Develop a Sense of Agency

    Administrators can help teachers adapt to their role using the concept of psychological ownership to bolster their feeling of belonging.

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