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  • Classroom Management

    Managing Your High School Classroom with Compassion

    High school teacher Grace Dearborn says students don’t all respond to consequences in the same way, so teachers need a full toolbox of options.
    Laura Lee
  • Literacy

    Driving Deep Reading Comprehension in K–5

    This five-phase reading strategy exposes every student to challenging texts—and has dramatically improved reading comprehension at a school in the Bronx.
    Emelina Minero
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    A Two-Step Process for Reducing Chronic Absenteeism

    Getting students back in the building is just step one—next comes fostering a positive school climate so that they want to stay.
  • Interest-Based Learning

    Using Rubik’s Cubes to Teach Math

    A high school math teacher designed hands-on learning experiences and fostered deep engagement with Rubik’s Cubes.

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  • Literacy

    The Benefits of Memorizing Poetry

    When high school students spend time memorizing and reciting a poem, they develop confidence by engaging deeply with language.
  • School Leadership

    Rethinking the Teacher’s Role

    One of the greatest goals of a transformative school leader is working to update perceptions of what the job of teaching entails.
  • Back to School

    Breaking the Ice With Student-Made Videos

    Combining the six-word memoir with a film containing six shots gives students a way to introduce themselves at the beginning of the year.
  • World Languages

    Station Rotation in World Language Classes

    Setting up activities around the classroom is a popular way to get students collaborating—and it can be used to promote use of a target language.
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