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  • Administration & Leadership

    Video Coaching as a Tool to Retain New Teachers

    School leaders can use video coaching to provide instant support and a sense of belonging that helps new teachers want to stay in their jobs.
    Stephanie Hofer
  • Environmental Education

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Climate Change

    Combining several content areas can guide students to develop a deep understanding of how climate change affects them and their community.
  • Professional Learning

    Centering Choice in Professional Development

    When professional learning is infused with choices, teachers are more engaged. Here are a few tips for getting started.
  • Collaborative Learning

    Making a Math Lesson More Hands-On

    When teachers provide opportunities for students to construct figures and play with dimensions while exploring geometry, math becomes more accessible to everyone.
  • Administration & Leadership

    How Principals Can Find and Work With a Mentor

    If you’re a principal, or aiming to be one, it’s a good idea to connect with an experienced leader who can guide you in your career.
  • Brain-Based Learning

    The Learning Science Behind Analogies

    Analogies help students remember new information by connecting it to frameworks or contexts they already know.
  • Administration & Leadership

    How Administrators Can Support Early Childhood Teachers

    School leaders can help sustain early grades teachers’ job satisfaction with strategies that foster their joy in working with young children.
  • Assessment

    A Restorative Approach to Grading

    A fresh approach to promoting equity in grading can lead to stronger relationships with students and deeper learning in the classroom.
  • English Language Learners

    How Peer Teaching Assistants Can Support Multilingual Learners

    Consistent interaction with fellow students who know what it’s like to learn a new language can offer multilingual learners essential support.
  • Critical Thinking

    Notice and Wonder in Kindergarten Math

    Activities that allow young students to engage visually instead of through text maximize productive struggle and improve critical thinking.

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