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  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    4 Black Philosophers to Teach Year-Round

    Weaving philosophy lessons into your curriculum can tease out bigger questions about identity, human rights, and artistic expression. 
    Hoa P. Nguyen
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    Project-Based Learning

    3 Strategies to Help Students Move From Start to Finish in PBL

    Between the launch of a project-based learning unit and the final presentation, targeted instruction and feedback are crucial for student success.
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    Digital Citizenship

    How to Start an Esports Club

    An esports club provides students with a sense of community and can foster digital citizenship skills. Here’s what you need to know to get started.
  • A Project-Based Approach to Teaching Elementary Science
    Project-Based Learning

    A Project-Based Approach to Teaching Elementary Science

    New research reveals that when science, reading, and math come together in rigorous hands-on projects, student collaboration, engagement, and achievement can soar.
  • Group of middle school students converse sitting at their desks in class
    Education Equity

    9 Ways to Promote Equity in Our Schools

    Changes to curriculum and grading policies can go a long way toward helping a school level the playing field for all students.
  • First grade classroom with students and teacher wearing masks while socially distanced
    Classroom Management

    When Young Children Return to the Classroom

    A look at how one first grade teacher creates routines and fosters a safe, nurturing environment for her students.
  • Teacher reads a book aloud to elementary students in class
    Literacy

    Using Read-Alouds to Improve Older Elementary Students’ Literacy Skills

    A daily read-aloud can help build community and show reluctant readers how to approach a text.
  • Students assemble a model wind turbine they constructed.
    The Research Is In

    New Research Makes a Powerful Case for PBL

    Two new gold-standard studies provide compelling evidence that project-based learning is an effective strategy for all students—including historically marginalized ones.
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  • Teacher works with high school student at his desk
    Special Education

    4 Tips for a Successful Self-Contained Classroom

    Co-teachers in a special education classroom focus on building a community of learners with a focus on real-world skills.
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  • Woman works at her laptop wearing headphones
    Teaching Strategies

    How to Facilitate Remote Socratic Seminars

    Disciplined conversation about texts deepens students’ understanding—and builds a sense of community during distance learning.
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