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  • School Libraries

    A Fun Way to Engage Students’ Minds and Bodies With Books

    StoryWalks encourage collaboration and reflection, and transform the often sedentary act of reading into a dynamic, interactive activity.
    Emily Crawford
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    Environmental Education

    Taking an Interdisciplinary Approach to Environmental Science

    Teachers in any content area can use project-based learning to explore environmental concerns with their students.
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    Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Taking Small Steps Toward Equity

    It can be difficult to know how to keep going with equity work, but starting with culturally responsive teaching is helpful.
  • Education Buzzwords Defined: What is Group Work?
    Collaborative Learning

    Education Buzzwords Defined: What Is Group Work?

    There are many misconceptions about group work in the classroom, but with clear expectations and defined roles, it can be a powerful way to engage students in collaborative learning.
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    Student Engagement

    How to Set Up Authentic Assignments in High School English

    Assignments that align with standards and hone students’ critical thinking skills can boost their engagement in learning.
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    Professional Learning

    A Solid Foundation for a Mentoring Relationship

    Setting up an agreement that covers how a mentor and mentee will work together can help both get the most out of their collaboration.
  • Middle school students work together in a group.
    Student Voice

    After-School Clubs Encourage Problem-Solving by Letting Students Lead

    Using their interests as a guide, elementary students can simultaneously acquire knowledge and serve the school community.
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    Teaching ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’

    The open letter by Martin Luther King Jr. is an excellent resource for teaching persuasive writing and much more.
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    Celebrating Student Growth With Formative Data

    A look at how one district is working to meet individual student needs and accelerate learning by using ongoing formative data to measure growth.
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    Integrated Studies

    A Month-to-Month Guide to Interdisciplinary Instruction

    Teacher collaboration across disciplines provides middle school students with work that reinforces learning and develops their research and writing skills.
  • Teachers having a meeting
    Administration & Leadership

    Leadership That Alleviates Stress

    By keeping their stress levels in check and helping their staff to do the same, administrators can set the stage for a successful year. 
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    Professional Learning

    Using Descriptive Inquiry to Support Teachers

    Teachers often face difficult situations, and the collaborative process of descriptive inquiry can help them both find solutions and manage the stress.
  • Illustration hero of person wearing headphones listening to podcasts
    Professional Learning

    13 Educator-Approved Podcasts to Listen to This Year

    Our readers share with us some of their favorite podcasts on teaching, work-life balance, and well-being.
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    The Research Is In

    Defending a Teacher’s Right to Disconnect

    Remember personal time? For many educators, technology has driven it toward extinction—and it’s time to get serious about reclaiming it.

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