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  • Student Voice

    6 Steps for Implementing Student Surveys

    Teachers can glean important insights from a simple process that highlights student voice and supports positive learning experiences.
    Shannon Feineis
  • Parent Partnership

    How to Make Parent Events at School Meaningful

    Tips for ensuring that school events bolster authentic, community-building connections between teachers and parents or guardians.
  • Instructional Coaching

    Navigating Challenging Communication as an Instructional Coach

    Coaching requires clear, honest, and respectful communication in order to catalyze change in the classroom.
  • School Culture

    How to Elevate Your Buddy Program

    Cross-grade buddy programs are well-regarded for building positive school culture. With the right planning, they can boost academic and social skills as well—for both older and younger students.
  • Arts Integration

    An Arts-Integrated Approach to Teaching Engineering

    Incorporating the arts into STEM education helps foster students’ creativity, cognitive development, and content knowledge.
  • Differentiated Instruction

    5 Steps for Setting Up Small Group Math Instruction in the Elementary Grades

    Small group instruction is a key strategy for meeting the diverse needs of students, but figuring out how to manage it can be tricky.
  • Game-Based Learning

    Using Board Games to Teach Math to Young Children

    Playing board and card games can improve number sense among children as young as 3—and it’s fun!
  • Teaching Strategies

    Planning Effective Science Lessons

    Engaging high school students’ ideas is one step in guiding them to actively make meaning as they grapple with scientific concepts.
  • Teaching Strategies

    Getting to the Root of Math Anxiety

    When kids see themselves as capable mathematicians, it sets the stage for tackling more challenging work.
  • Place-Based Learning

    A Multimedia Approach to Place-Based Education

    By identifying and documenting important places and spaces at school, students become stewards of their learning environment.

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