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  • The Research Is In

    Using Student-Generated Questions to Promote Deeper Thinking

    Asking students to create their own questions has a powerful impact on learning. Plus, 5 tips to encourage high-quality questions.
    Youki Terada
  • Assessment

    4 Strategies for Implementing Standards-Based Learning

    When the teachers and administrators at a middle school determined that A–F grades didn’t align with their goals, they began a years-long shift in how they assess student learning.
    Eric Saibel, Nathan Beach
  • Diversity

    Black Teachers Share Their Stories

    Though public schools are becoming increasingly diverse, Black teachers remain underrepresented in U.S. schools. In their own words, three Black educators reflect on their successes—and their challenges.
  • Online Learning

    The Value of a Camera-Optional Policy

    Allowing students to choose whether to turn their camera on for online classes enables them to take ownership of their learning.
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  • Career and Technical Education

    A Tech Support Center Run by Students

    High school students develop real-world skills by providing on-site tech support to their classmates and school staff.
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    6 Ways to be an Antiracist Educator

    Educator Dena Simmons on engaging in antiracist work in the classroom.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Learning to Measure the Size of a Problem

    When elementary students compare the relative importance of a range of problems, they learn to take charge of their reactions.
  • Critical Thinking

    Starting Critical Thinking and Collaboration Early

    Even the youngest students can collaborate productively to push each other’s learning through a protocol that introduces peer feedback.
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