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  • Fundraising and Supplies

    The Math Manipulatives Hiding in a Junk Drawer

    When parents ask how to get the benefits of manipulatives like base 10 blocks in distance learning, teachers can share strategies for using common household items.
    Nell McAnelly
  • Curriculum Planning

    5 Tips for a More Efficient Transition From Virtual to In-Person Teaching

    When instruction will likely move from one setting to another—and possibly back again—flexibility is key.
    Kathryn Nieves
  • Online Learning

    6 Questions to Improve Your Virtual Classroom

    It can be difficult to gauge how effective your online instruction is—using surveys to gather regular student feedback can help.
  • Early Childhood Education

    Tips for Preschools Moving Back to In-Person Learning

    After a summer of intensive preparation, this preschool reopened, with lessons for other preschools when they’re ready for the transition.
More Coronavirus Coverage
  • Diversity

    Why Teachers of Color Matter for Students of Color to Succeed

    Research shows that having a teacher of color can help students of color reach better outcomes; but the benefits extend to all young people, preparing them to live and work in an increasingly diverse society.
  • Classroom Management

    Using Hand Signals for More Equitable Discussions

    Whether your class discussions are online or off, hand signals enable students to engage in multiple ways.
  • Critical Thinking

    Creating a Schoolwide Culture of Critique

    A framework called six thinking hats helps students learn the essential skill of giving and receiving feedback.
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Showing Up for Conversations About Social Justice

    It takes courage to reflect on your own privilege, but when teachers commit to vulnerability during class discussions, it builds respect and trust.
Differentiated Instruction

Why Are Some Kids Thriving During Remote Learning?

Nora Fleming

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