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  • Administration & Leadership

    Shared Agreements for Working Together Benefit Teachers and Administrators

    Setting clear expectations for how school staff will interact with one another can improve the working environment for everyone.
    Jorge Valenzuela
  • New Teachers

    For New Teachers, 6 Principles to Remember This Year

    It won’t be easy, but if you prepare for turbulence and set reasonable goals, you’ll stay calmer and make progress in all the right places.
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    How a Buddy Program Can Foster SEL

    Pairing young learners with older elementary and middle school students can boost social and emotional learning skills for both groups.
  • Teacher Wellness

    3 Ways to Re-center Yourself

    Adding new resetting and relaxation techniques to coping tool kits now helps ensure that they’re at the ready when teachers need them most.
  • Administration & Leadership

    2 Ways New Administrators Can Plan Successful Transitions

    Two seasoned administrators share their insights about how to successfully begin a new leadership job.
  • Special Education

    Free Assistive Tech Tools That Support Academic Success

    These no-cost resources provide tools that help students with disabilities achieve academic success.
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    After Social Isolation, Preparing Our Youngest Students to Thrive

    How early-grade teachers tackled a chaotic year and helped the youngest learners acclimate to life in (actual) school. It’s work that's likely to continue this school year.
  • The Research Is In

    6 Unproductive Ways to Learn Math Basics—and What to Do Instead

    Tune up your math teaching with this review of strategies to avoid, plus alternatives that will challenge, engage, and enlighten your students.
  • Administration & Leadership

    5 Ways to Build Confidence as a New Leader

    Following simple guidelines can make the transition into leadership easier for new administrators.
  • Parent Partnership

    Why a Positive Call Home is Worth the Effort

    Best practices for making positive phone calls home a manageable, sustainable routine.

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