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  • Learning Environments

    6 Key Areas of Middle School Classrooms

    These tips will help new teachers prepare their classrooms for the fall and ensure that all of the space is used wisely.
    David LaMaster
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  • Teacher Wellness

    How Burned Out Are You? A Scale For Teachers

    A four-stage framework can help teachers understand the burnout process—and what they can do to protect their well-being and career.
    103
  • Formative Assessment

    5 Review Activities That Kids Actually Like

    Content review doesn’t need to be boring—here’s how to liven it up and make the information stick.
  • Blended Learning

    Education Buzzwords Defined: What Is Blended Learning?

    See how blended learning—a combination of online activities and face-to-face teaching—helps teachers differentiate instruction and spend more time with students.
  • The Research Is in

    What Fact-Checkers Know About Media Literacy—and Students Should, Too

    Professional fact-checkers use a strategy that’s at odds with how we usually teach information literacy. Here’s how to pass it on to your students.
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Using Inquiry-Based Learning to Create a Culturally Responsive Classroom

    Teachers can use inquiry to guide students to engage in learning activities that are personally and culturally relevant to them.
  • Project-Based Learning (PBL)

    How A Teacher Turned His Classroom into a High Functioning Non-Profit

    This powerful PBL unit turned a ninth-grade classroom into a non-profit—complete with an accounting division, a full-fledged marketing team, and a well-attended fundraising event.
    102
  • Special Education

    4 Ways to Guide Students With Disabilities to Success After High School

    Strong relationships with teachers combined with early postsecondary planning can improve disabled students’ college and career outcomes.
  • Student Engagement

    A Simple Strategy to Encourage Student Reflection and Improvement

    Middle school teachers can guide students to analyze a learning experience by asking about what went well and what could be improved.
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  • Administration & Leadership

    4 Tips for School Leaders Starting DEI Work

    School leaders should take an active role and set attainable goals to ensure that diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives are successful.
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