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  • Literacy

    4 Steps to Get Middle School Students Excited About Revision

    When the revision process is scaffolded, students learn that writing multiple drafts can be fun and will lead to better writing.
    Carly Van Der Wende
  • Career & Technical Education

    Showing Students Career Pathways to Teaching

    To increase the number of prospective teachers, some districts are offering high school students a clear path to a teaching career.
  • Project-Based Learning (PBL)

    A Framework for Fostering Rigor in PBL

    A strategy called hexagonal thinking provides students with an effective way to launch project-based learning.
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Education Buzzwords Defined: What Is Culturally Responsive Teaching?

    Connecting students’ culture and backgrounds to the classroom isn’t just a nice thing to do—it can have a huge impact on keeping them engaged and making learning materials relevant.
  • Differentiated Instruction

    Responding to the Needs of Every Young Learner

    With these differentiation strategies, teachers can help ensure that young students are able to build on what they already know.
  • Critical Thinking

    Boosting Students’ Data Literacy

    There are several simple ways for teachers to introduce students to interpreting data visualizations.
  • School Libraries

    A Field Trip With Lifelong Benefits

    High school teachers should consider the many benefits of taking students to a local public or academic library.
  • Teaching Strategies

    Highlighting ‘Good’ Mistakes in Student Work

    Anonymously sharing students’ math mistakes can generate valuable discussions about problem-solving.
  • Diversity

    The Importance of Teaching About the Holocaust

    No matter the makeup of a school’s population, all students should have an opportunity to learn about the Holocaust.
  • Administration & Leadership

    4 Strategies Administrators Can Use to Respond to Negative Comments on Social Media

    Managing negative social media can be tough. These strategies can help school leaders craft appropriate responses to criticism.

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