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  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Making Math Classes More Welcoming for Black Students

    When Black students’ lives are reflected in math instruction, they’re more likely to achieve success.
    Lateefah Id-Deen
  • Formative Assessment

    Feedback That Empowers Students

    If it’s tailored to the individual student and clear-cut, feedback can be a formidable learning tool.
  • The Research Is in

    Do Dyslexia Fonts Actually Work?

    Specialized fonts for students with dyslexia are gaining in popularity. But they're based on a key misconception, experts warn.
  • Professional Learning

    4 Steps to Help Teachers Reset This Summer

    Taking some time for reflection now sets teachers up for a strong start when they return to the classroom after the break.
  • Classroom Management

    6 Ways to Get to Know Your Students and Build a Classroom Community

    Teachers can build rapport with students by starting the year with activities that encourage sharing of interests, and by connecting those interests to curriculum.
  • Classroom Management

    How to Safely Manage a Student in Crisis

    A trauma-sensitive, proactive plan for safely managing disruptive behavior includes knowing when to call for support and how to help a student de-escalate.
  • Research

    Music Training Can Be a Literacy Superpower

    When kids study music—intensively and over long periods of time—they become better readers. Here’s what’s at play.
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    Strategies to Help Build Understanding Between Students and Teachers

    When tension rises between high school students and their teachers, students may take it personally. These exercises help them understand their teachers’ point of view.
  • Administration & Leadership

    How to Give Teachers Better Feedback

    When administrators are intentional about providing feedback and deliver it with care, it can boost teachers’ confidence.
  • Administration & Leadership

    8 Steps to Building an Elementary School Schedule

    Building a school schedule can feel like assembling a jigsaw puzzle—these tips help the process go smoothly for administrators.

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