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  • Technology Integration

    Different Ways of Looking at How to Use Edtech

    Frameworks for integrating educational technology help teachers plan for how best to use digital tools in the classroom.
    Kathryn Nieves
  • Curriculum Planning

    Reprioritizing Standards for Middle and High School Students

    After a challenging year, focusing on social and emotional learning and vital standards may be the way forward.
  • New Teachers

    New Teachers: How to Start Your First Year With Confidence

    A set of strategies ranging from the simple—like organizing your room each day—to more complex ideas like turning your teaching philosophy into actions.
  • Exploring Perceptions About Identity Through Self-Portraits

    Exploring Perceptions About Identity Through Self-Portraits

    When students learn about each other’s identities, it helps them understand their own biases and prejudices, as well as build a space of respect and tolerance for all.
  • early childhood education

    6 Tips for Introducing Chapter Books to Preschoolers

    With the proper guidance, children as young as 3 can enjoy read-alouds from complex stories like ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.’
  • Environmental Education

    Building Climate Literacy With Community Science Projects

    Digital tools allow students to monitor changes in our environment over time and see the impact of climate change firsthand.
  • Administration & Leadership

    Boldly Bring Them Back: Interventions for Student Reengagement and Dropout Prevention

    Schools can work to inspire confidence in students who have fallen behind by offering consistent support, starting in the summer.
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    What to Say Instead of ‘I’m Proud of You’

    A few phrases middle and high school teachers can use to cultivate conversation while celebrating student achievements.
  • Student Engagement

    How Teachers Can Use Their Hobbies to Boost Student Engagement

    Infusing lessons with their personal interests can help teachers model the benefits of perseverance and curiosity.
  • Environmental Education

    Sparking Interest in Biology by Focusing on Conservation

    Nature-based lessons inspire students to become citizen scientists, tapping their interest in conservation to foster deep learning.

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