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  • Project-Based Learning (PBL)

    Creating Opportunities for Project-Based Learning in Math

    Rigorous PBL units in middle and high school math answer the age-old student question: “When am I ever going to need this?”
    Kristen Moore
  • Two high school students work on science project designing wind turbine
    Environmental Education

    Climate Justice Projects Combine Science and Citizenship

    Schools and districts can help students make connections between course content, environmental issues, and public policy.
  • Girl writing in her notebook while sitting against a tree outside

    4 Ways to Explore Poetry on Earth Day

    Connecting National Poetry Month and Earth Day can be fun, engaging, and inspiring for high school students.
  • How To Foster Kindness During Distance Learning
    Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    How To Foster Kindness During Distance Learning

    Practicing intentional kindness lays the foundation for good academic work. Here’s how to encourage it in a virtual classroom.
  • Illustration concept for growth
    Education Equity

    Too Much Focus on ‘Learning Loss’ Will Be a Historic Mistake

    Learning loss is real and needs to be addressed, but how we go about it should be commensurate with the size of the moment.
  • Illustration concept of woman going through the hiring process
    Professional Learning

    How to Get a Teaching Job in 2021

    We surveyed administrators, instructional coaches, and career counselors around the country for their insights on applying for teaching jobs this year.
  • Two high school students collaborate in class using a laptop

    Before Writing, Getting Students Unstuck

    When students struggle to get their thinking on the page, here are a few practices for getting the ideas flowing.
  • Classroom library
    School Libraries

    A Simple Way to Encourage Students to Read More Broadly

    When students experiment with ways of classifying books beyond reading levels, they may feel liberated from strict ideas about what they should be reading.
  • Teacher helps student working on Chromebook while wearing masks
    Online Learning

    Flexible Lesson Planning for World Language Classes

    A predictable structure for world language lessons can keep students on track when shifting between distance, hybrid, and in-person learning.
  • High school student speaking with teacher at teacher;s desk in classroom.
    Student Voice

    Due Dates and the Value of Student Ownership

    Negotiating due dates with a class can help increase students’ feelings of accountability—to their teacher and to each other.

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