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  • Education Equity

    Dispelling Myths Around Learning Disabilities

    One in five students struggle with learning or attention issues like autism, dyscalculia, or ADHD, yet only 17 percent of teachers feel prepared to support them, a new report finds.
    Youki Terada
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Using Dance to Promote SEL Skills

    Bringing dance into the classroom with simple exercises can help elementary students develop social and emotional learning skills.
    Margot Toppen
  • Back to School

    Using Learning Stations to Kick Off the Year

    An engaging way for students to get to know each other, review the syllabus, and decide on classroom agreements.
  • Teaching Strategies

    Simple Ways to Integrate Four Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies

    Jennifer Gonzalez talks with a researcher and a teacher to tackle the science—and the logistics—behind teaching strategies like spaced practice and interleaving.

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  • Learning Environments

    A Student-Driven Approach to Experiential Learning

    See how a Reggio Emilia–inspired elementary school in Australia fosters student interests to spark curiosity and joy in learning.
  • Student Engagement

    How to Keep Your Elementary Students Focused

    5 research-backed tips to keep your elementary students on-task.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    60-Second Strategy: Pom-Pom Jar

    Explicitly teaching and celebrating kindness is a simple yet powerful way to build a positive classroom culture.
  • Blended Learning

    A Student-Centered Model of Blended Learning

    When educators at a Washington, DC, high school ditched their lectures and devised a self-paced blended learning model, their students thrived.
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School Climate

6 Strategies for Building Better Student Relationships

Cicely Woodard

  • Assessment

    6 Teacher-Approved Tips for Faster, More Effective Feedback

    More is not always better (and other life-saving tips).
  • Assessment

    The Case for Not Allowing Test Retakes

    As more educators drop penalties for late work and allow students to redo tests, a high school teacher says that traditional policies are better for the majority of students.
  • Formative Assessment

    6 Tips for Managing the Feedback Workload

    Providing feedback is proven to increase student learning, and there are ways to make the work involved more manageable.
  • Assessment

    A Strategy for Reducing Math Test Anxiety

    Letting students discuss a test with peers before they take it can reduce anxiety—and it creates an opportunity to ask deeper questions.