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    Online Learning

    13 Virtual Games to Play in Your Elementary Classroom

    From scavenger hunts to Pictionary, we’ve gathered a batch of virtual games to get students talking, laughing, and engaging with peers.
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    Social and Emotional Learning

    A Daily Ritual That Builds Trust and Community Among Students

    An activity that encourages students to open up about a person close to them can bring a whole class together in profound ways.
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    How to Spend Less Time Grading

    Carefully deciding what to grade and providing students with rubrics can make grading less time-consuming.
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    Making Learning Targets Clear to Students

    When students clearly understand classroom expectations, they’re better able to assess and improve their performance.
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    Interest-Based Learning

    How to Set Up a Science Fair During the Pandemic

    A middle school science teacher preps her students for science fair by exploring their interest in real world issues.
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    Classroom Technology

    3 Ways to Level Up Your Zoom Skills

    By getting familiar with more advanced features of the popular videoconferencing tool, teachers can encourage more interactivity and collaboration during online learning.
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    Interest-Based Learning

    Building Student Agency With Genius Hour

    The popular model of self-guided learning can be used to engage upper elementary students in conducting and presenting research—and learning to use new technology.
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    The Research Is In

    The 10 Most Significant Education Studies of 2020

    We reviewed hundreds of educational studies in 2020 and then highlighted 10 of the most significant—covering topics from virtual learning to the reading wars and the decline of standardized tests.
  • How Simple Visual Cues Can Improve Your Teaching Materials
    Brain-Based Learning

    How Simple Visual Cues Can Improve Your Teaching Materials

    In a 2020 study, researchers demonstrated that annotating your instructional videos and slides can improve student retention.

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