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  • Play & Recess

    Play Will Be More Important Than Ever in Preschool This Year

    Play can help the youngest students transition to in-person learning and develop skills they need for the future.
    Sara LaHayne
  • STEM

    A Fun ‘Survivor’-Themed Classroom Activity That Promotes Science Learning

    Collaboration, reflection, and healthy competition make for lasting memories when teachers use a novel approach to sustain student interest.
  • Professional Learning

    Belonging, Safety, and Trust: A Recipe for Better Professional Learning

    Professional learning that attends to teachers’ social and emotional needs helps to create a healthier school culture.
  • Educational Buzzwords Defined: What is Differentiation?
    Differentiated Instruction

    Educational Buzzwords Defined: What Is Differentiation?

    Go beyond the jargon for a quick look at a few of the many ways to differentiate instruction in the classroom.
  • Literacy

    How Read-Alouds Can Benefit Older Students

    Hearing their teachers model good literacy skills can help students in upper elementary and middle school become better readers.
  • Teaching Strategies

    Team-Building Activities to Help Students Reconnect in the Classroom

    As students return to school after a tumultuous year, here are tips to help them re-engage and ease back into the classroom.
  • New Teachers

    No One Starts Out Awesome: Advice for New Teachers

    There is no single strategy for success. But positivity, flexibility, a desire to keep improving, and empathy will help along the way.
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    Rekindling a Sense of Connection in the New School Year

    Activities middle and high school English teachers can use to emphasize community and collaboration as the school year begins.
  • Student Engagement

    Incorporating Choice Boards in World Language Classes

    Having a say in their assignments leads students to take ownership of their work, and choice boards are a simple way to give them some control.
  • Technology Integration

    How to Zero In on the Right Technology Tools

    Data privacy and students’ previous experience with particular tools can help teachers determine the best fit.

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