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  • Project-Based Learning (PBL)

    7 Tips for Exploring Environmental Science Through Project-Based Learning

    The National Park Service has great resources for students to do real environmental science work—even if they don’t visit a park.
    James Fester
  • Father and daughter working on homework together at home
    Literacy

    Healthy Parental Support of Student Writing

    Tips from a veteran English teacher on how to coach parents and guardians to support high school students’ growth as writers.
  • Small group of middle school students works together
    Student Voice

    Tips for Promoting Student Voice in Middle School

    Carefully crafted units and relevant choice reading assignments can support students in sharing their thoughts.
  • Addressing Anti-Asian Racism With Students
    Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Addressing Anti-Asian Racism With Students

    Talking about anti-Asian violence and racial equity is critical in this moment. Here are some ways to begin the conversation in your classroom.
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  • Teacher helps high school student with work in classroom
    Teaching Strategies

    Selecting Instructional Strategies That Students Can Master

    Choosing a small number of strategies that students can use across content areas can help them focus on the concepts they’re learning.
  • Middle school students write at their desks
    Literacy

    How to Promote Strong Writing Skills in Social Studies

    Learning how to write well is essential for effective communication, and students benefit from getting a lot of practice in classes beyond English.
  • Elementary aged girl does math problem on whiteboard
    Collaborative Learning

    Using Student-Led Collaborative Learning to Empower Math Students

    By slightly modifying the gradual release of responsibility strategy, teachers can boost students’ engagement and learning.
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  • Middle school-aged girls chat in a school hallway
    English Language Learners

    Tips for Fostering Healthy Integration of Newcomers to the U.S.

    Celebrating students’ home cultures while bolstering their sense of belonging in the U.S. supports their academic, social, and emotional well-being.
  • Two high school students chat during class
    Teaching Strategies

    How a Simple Visual Tool Can Help Teachers Connect With Students

    Pulling together information about a student into what’s known as an empathy map can help teachers provide better instruction.
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  • Middle school student takes notes during virtual learning session
    Inquiry-Based Learning

    Promoting Scientific Inquiry Inside and Outside of the Classroom

    Exposing students to discrepant events and online simulations can spark wonder and motivate them to investigate science beyond the classroom.
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