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Project-Based Learning

Helping Students Become Engaged Citizens

Project ideas to help your students realize the impact they can have on their community and beyond.
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Autism

The Missing Autistic Girls

In the past two decades, autism diagnoses have soared—but new research shows that girls have frequently been overlooked, leaving them without crucial support.
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Formative Assessment

5 Classroom Tools to Measure Student Learning

Formative assessment is a snap with games and other tools that let you see how students answer questions and review...
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Teaching Strategies

The Brain Is Wired for Math—Sort Of

Symbolic math can be hard to grasp, so we have tips to help you build on the natural math sense your kids already have.
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School Leadership

The ‘No’ in ‘Innovate’

Selecting new initiatives is important for administrators and teachers—but so is refusing to take on too much.
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Classroom Management

11 Research-Based Classroom Management Strategies

Discover kernels—simple, quick, and reliable ways to deal with behavior challenges.
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Education Equity

Honoring the Innocence of Black Girls

A teacher reconsiders one of his students in light of recent findings on how adults perceive black girls.
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Blended Learning

A School Built on Personalization

Sal Khan founded a school on the same principles of personalization that drove the success of his YouTube tutorials.
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Growth Mindset

A Simple Tool for Fostering Growth Mindset

You can have students use an old technology—ballpoint pens—to keep their mistakes and revisions, and their learning, visible.
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Professional Development

Teacher Labs: Making Professional Development Collaborative

Watch the magic that happens when educators observe each other teaching and then reflect together.
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Technology Integration

Tech Buddies: Building Technology Skills Through Peer Teaching

See the learning on both sides when fifth graders teach computer skills to first graders.
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Communication Skills

Oracy in the Classroom: Strategies for Effective Talk

School 21 develops confident students who can articulate their thoughts and learning with strategies like discussion guidelines and roles and structured talk tasks.
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Critical Thinking

Solving Real-World Issues Through Problem-Based Learning

The perfect problem connects content, student interest, and an authentic context.
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Community Partnerships

The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources

Get a roundup of educational grants, contests, awards, free toolkits, and classroom guides aimed at helping students, classrooms, schools, and communities. Check this page weekly to get the latest updates!
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Learning Environments

8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

A classroom designer walks you through the process of redesigning your room, with videos to inspire you.
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Autism

The Missing Autistic Girls

In the past two decades, autism diagnoses have soared—but new research shows that girls have frequently been overlooked, leaving them without crucial support.
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Classroom Management

Responding to Disruptive Students

Negative attention doesn’t help difficult students change their ways, but teachers can alter classroom dynamics through this exercise.
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The Research Is In

Why Students Forget—and What You Can Do About It

Our brains are wired to forget, but there are research-backed strategies you can use to make your teaching stick.
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Classroom Management

11 Research-Based Classroom Management Strategies

Discover kernels—simple, quick, and reliable ways to deal with behavior challenges.
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Teaching Strategies

The Brain Is Wired for Math—Sort Of

Symbolic math can be hard to grasp, so we have tips to help you build on the natural math sense your kids already have.
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Teaching Strategies

This Is What Math Looks Like

Whether they’re in kindergarten or calculus, students can use simulations to see the math.
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Teaching Strategies

The Power of Visualization in Math

Creating visual representations for math students can open up understanding. We have resources you can use in class...
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Lesson Plans

A Math Framework for Multiple Grade Levels

Using simple images, the Splat! lessons teach a range of math concepts at different levels of difficulty. Download 50...
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New Teachers

A Phone Call Home Makes All the Difference

You don’t have to reserve phone calls to parents for bad news. Try these tips to deepen communication and trust with families.
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Classroom Management

Rules and Routines in the Classroom

An argument for keeping hard rules to a minimum.
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Inquiry-Based Learning

Playful Inquiry for Elementary Students

Six suggestions for bringing a key idea from a Reggio Emilia–inspired school to your K–5 classroom.
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Back to School

Building Trust With Parents

Suggestions for how to make back-to-school night a hit for you and your students’ parents.
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