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  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    5 Ways to Encourage Students to Develop Intellectual Humility

    Lessons steeped in social and emotional learning can help students learn to accept the idea that their views could be wrong.
    Maurice J. Elias
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    How Classroom Pets Foster Social and Emotional Learning

    When elementary students care for animals, they practice making decisions and create a positive classroom environment.
    115
  • Classroom Management

    Encouraging High School Students to Think Deeply, Alone and Together

    One teacher guides her students to think deeply first in conversation with her, then with a peer and a larger group.
    119
  • Teacher Wellness

    3 Ways to Re-center Yourself

    Adding new resetting and relaxation techniques to coping tool kits now helps ensure that they’re at the ready when teachers need them most.
  • Project-Based Learning (PBL)

    How to Develop a Grade-Wide PBL Unit

    Teachers can collaborate to create a student-centered project that focuses on multiple content areas.
    109
  • Student Voice

    Let Students Lead the Dialogue With Parents

    Giving students more say in communicating what happens in school reinforces their commitment to learning and teaches them life skills.
    115
  • Classroom Management

    5 Ways to Show Compassion in the Classroom

    When students know you care about them and want them to succeed, your classroom community grows stronger.
    149
  • Mental Health

    6 Questions To Help Students Cope With Everyday Stress

    Stress can be an overwhelming force in teenagers’ lives. A few simple questions can help them find relief and get back to learning.
    418
  • English Language Learners

    4 Effective Strategies for Supporting Newcomer English Learners

    These techniques for creating a positive learning environment help students adapt to a new culture and acquire a new language.
    127
  • The Research Is In

    5 Indispensable Ways to Deepen Student Comprehension

    Simple, in-class activities—drawn from recent research—that you can use to cement hard-won student insights.
    683
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