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  • Technology Integration

    Getting Students to Read Digital Texts More Deeply

    Since so much of what students read is presented onscreen, it’s important to ensure that they slow down and really engage with the content.
    Kelley Miller
  • Early Childhood Education

    8 Brain Breaks to Spark Joy and Help Young Students Concentrate

    Theater games make fun brain breaks that also foster valuable executive function skills.
  • Teaching Strategies

    17 Fun Games to Get World Language Learners Talking

    When learning a new language, speaking in front of peers can be daunting. These games can help alleviate pressure and lower the stakes for students.
  • Technology Integration

    Fostering Self-Directed Learning in Makerspaces

    When students have the freedom to tinker and explore, their curiosity leads to perseverance—and the mastery of technical tools and skills.
  • Formative Assessment

    3 Techniques for Providing Students With Feedback

    Teachers can take a conversational approach to giving academic and behavioral feedback, helping students focus on what they can do next.
  • Media Literacy

    Quality Media Literacy Requires More Than Toothless Laws, Educators Say 

    New laws from California to New Jersey are shining a spotlight on media literacy, but educators say teaching the skills in classrooms requires a targeted, intentional approach.
  • Classroom Management

    Making the Most of Morning Meetings in Middle School

    Whether held in the morning or at the start of any class period, a quick check-in can inspire and motivate students.
  • ChatGPT & Generative AI

    Incorporating AI Art Generation in the Classroom

    Artificial intelligence tools allow students who know the language of art to create and refine complex images within seconds.
  • Student Engagement

    4 Brain Breaks for Different Classroom Needs

    These brain breaks are designed to serve different purposes, and selecting the right one at the right time can yield positive results.
  • Assessment

    The Advantages of Verbal Assessments

    High school teachers can use verbal assessments to ensure that students really know the content and are building oral communication skills.

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