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  • Literacy

    Embracing the Social Aspect of Independent Reading

    Many middle and high school students are interested in social media, and teachers can tap into that to promote enthusiasm for reading.
    Lorraine Radice
  • High school classroom with teacher and students
    Inquiry-Based Learning

    4 Ways to Encourage Students to Ask Questions

    When exploring their own questions is an integral part of class, students get more invested in working to find answers.
  • High school students collaborate in math class
    Project-Based Learning (PBL)

    Creating Opportunities for Project-Based Learning in Math

    Rigorous PBL units in middle and high school math answer the age-old student question: “When am I ever going to need this?”
  • How To Foster Kindness During Distance Learning
    Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    How To Foster Kindness During Distance Learning

    Practicing intentional kindness lays the foundation for good academic work. Here’s how to encourage it in a virtual classroom.
  • Two high school students work on science project designing wind turbine
    Environmental Education

    Climate Justice Projects Combine Science and Citizenship

    Schools and districts can help students make connections between course content, environmental issues, and public policy.
  • Girl writing in her notebook while sitting against a tree outside

    4 Ways to Explore Poetry on Earth Day

    Connecting National Poetry Month and Earth Day can be fun, engaging, and inspiring for high school students.
  • Illustration concept for growth
    Education Equity

    Too Much Focus on ‘Learning Loss’ Will Be a Historic Mistake

    Learning loss is real and needs to be addressed, but how we go about it should be commensurate with the size of the moment.
  • Illustration concept of woman going through the hiring process
    Professional Learning

    How to Get a Teaching Job in 2021

    We surveyed administrators, instructional coaches, and career counselors around the country for their insights on applying for teaching jobs this year.
  • Two high school students collaborate in class using a laptop

    Before Writing, Getting Students Unstuck

    When students struggle to get their thinking on the page, here are a few practices for getting the ideas flowing.
  • Classroom library
    School Libraries

    A Simple Way to Encourage Students to Read More Broadly

    When students experiment with ways of classifying books beyond reading levels, they may feel liberated from strict ideas about what they should be reading.

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