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  • Literacy

    Leveraging Peer Power To Improve Writing

    Conferencing is crucial for young writers, but there’s only one teacher. Here’s how to model peer conferences to help kids improve their writing skills.
    Laura Lee
  • Assessment

    3 Tips to Use Data Effectively

    Limit the amount of data collected and used to maximize the benefits for students.
    Joe Mullikin
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    60-Second Strategy: Community Circles

    An opening and closing exercise where every student contributes is a way to ensure that they all feel seen and heard in the classroom.
  • After-School Learning

    Collaborating With After-School Staff for the Benefit of Students

    The many opportunities for classroom teachers and after-school staff to work together create new ways to support student learning.

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  • Mental Health

    Students Tackle Life's Challenges Together

    Facing stress and frustrations from school, parents, and relationships, students turn to peer counselors for help.
  • Literacy

    Supporting Students With Dysgraphia

    While there's not a lot of research on dysgraphia yet, there are a few signs you should look out for, and some evidence-based tactics to help kids with the writing condition.
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Windows and Mirrors: Learning About Difference—and Belonging—Through Books

    When there is diversity in classroom materials, students connect to the experiences of others—and have their own reflected and valued.
  • Interest-Based Learning

    Passion-Driven Research Projects

    Months- or even years-long independent research projects motivate students to develop core curricular skills.

9 New Ways to Use Flipgrid in the Classroom

Kathryn Nieves

  • Student Voice

    A Way to Promote Student Voice—Literally

    A second-grade teacher who knew her students had something to say to the world gave them the tools they needed to create a podcast.
  • Apps

    9 New Ways to Use Flipgrid in the Classroom

    The popular tool has features that teachers in any subject can use to help students connect with each other and share their learning.
  • Technology Integration

    Reducing Dependence on Slides

    Focusing less on the slides and more on student discussion fosters deeper engagement.
  • Assessment

    Tools for Creating Digital Student Portfolios

    Portfolios are a good way for high school students to see and share their learning growth over time, and digital tools make it easy to set them up.