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  • Classroom Management

    Building a Better Check-In

    Carefully crafted check-ins can bring middle and high school classes closer together and improve student well-being.
    Lauren Porosoff
  • High school classroom with teacher and students
    Critical Thinking

    Shifting Into Deeper Learning

    A focus on belonging, creativity, and metacognition is helping one school lead students away from superficial learning.
  • Elementary school teacher teaching students in classroom
    Professional Learning

    Using Classroom Video to Improve Your Teaching

    Reflecting on and learning from captured moments in the classroom can be a powerful form of professional learning.
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  • 60-Second Strategy: Ask 3 Before Me
    Classroom Management

    60-Second Strategy: Ask 3 Before Me

    When students help each other in the classroom, they gain confidence and independence—and you get to keep on teaching.
  • Illustration concept for word cloud
    Technology Integration

    5 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom

    Try these strategies for creating and using word clouds to help students better understand a topic and see it from a different angle.
    153
  • Collage of SEL book covers
    Literacy

    Exploring Identity During Independent Reading

    Middle school students build literacy skills and explore who they are growing to be in an independent reading unit centered on the theme of identity.
    201
  • High school classroom with teacher and students
    Critical Thinking

    A Question Teachers Should Ask as Often as Possible

    Push students past simple recall into deeper thought and engagement by adding this short follow-up question to your repertoire.
    663
  • Principal greeting high school students in front of school.
    Administration & Leadership

    How School Leaders Can Navigate Conflicting Demands This Year

    Principals are being pulled in all sorts of directions, but it’s crucial that they prioritize what will do the most good for students.
    283
  • The Research Is In

    How to Design Better Tests, Based on the Research

    A review of a dozen recent studies reveals that to design good tests, teachers need to consider bias, rigor, and mindset.
    243
  • Students study plants outdoors
    Environmental Education

    Exploring Environmental Issues Outside of Science Classes

    Whether students are studying art, math, social studies or English, there’s a way to incorporate environmental concerns.
    200
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