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  • Environmental Education

    Nature Learning in All Seasons

    Integrating nature into art and math can foster a relationship between students and their environment as they learn about seasonal changes.
    Alissa Alteri Shea
  • Student Wellness

    How to Cultivate a Sense of Belonging in Schools

    Teachers can create opportunities for students to develop a sense of identity within a supportive environment.
  • Curriculum Planning

    Tips and Resources for Introducing Students to Artificial Intelligence

    Lessons about AI can provide a great entry point into computer science for middle and high school students.
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    5 Ways to Boost Social Skills for the Littlest Learners

    By helping young students develop social awareness and emotional literacy, teachers can create a calm environment in the classroom—and build the foundation for lifelong learning.
    187
  • Collaborative Learning

    5 Ways to Boost Engagement in High School Math Classes

    Teachers can implement collaborative activities that help students learn from each other and build confidence in their skills.
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Creating ELA Curriculum That’s Meaningful to Students

    A look at how high school English teachers can mix classic and contemporary texts to reflect the varied backgrounds and experiences of their students.
    229
  • Literacy

    25 Essential Middle School Reads From the Last Decade

    We asked educators in our community to share their favorite middle-grade books that were published in the last 10 years. Here are your top picks.
    746
  • Literacy

    Encouraging Students to Be Storytellers

    Students in kindergarten through second grade can develop the ability to share original stories, strengthening their literacy skills.
    200
  • Administration & Leadership

    Why Schools Should Stop Adding and Adopt a ‘Subtraction Mindset’

    When trying to solve problems, we rarely think of what to take away. As schools face new crises, is subtraction the secret weapon to getting them back on track?
    737
  • Student Engagement

    Using Robotics to Spark Engagement in Middle School Math

    An activity that combines coding and solving equations improves students’ math skills and helps them build persistence.
    150
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