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  • Technology Integration

    5 Questions to Help You Make Edtech Decisions

    Too many tech options? Here’s how to ensure that the ones you’re using are really working for you and your students.
    Monica Burns
    184
  • Inquiry-Based Learning

    Using a Cooking Project to Enhance a World Language Class

    After studying the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in a Latin class, students’ curiosity about what the people of Pompeii ate led to an unusual project.
    105
  • Brain-Based Learning

    Huge Emotions and the Adolescent Brain

    Teachers can use clips from the movie Turning Red to explore with students the ways adolescence changes the brain.
    282
  • Professional Learning

    4 Steps to Help Teachers Reset This Summer

    Taking some time for reflection now sets teachers up for a strong start when they return to the classroom after the break.
    307
  • Brain-Based Learning

    Guiding Students to Sustain Effort in School

    Secondary students can learn to manage assignments and achieve learning goals with teacher support and tools that promote success.
    282
  • Literacy

    3 Strategies to Support Reluctant Writers

    How to help students in grades 2 through 5 learn to love writing—because when they love to write, they’re motivated to keep growing.
    299
  • Student Engagement

    Making the Most of the First 5 Minutes

    Teachers can use this time to get a sense of how their young students are doing and provide them with strategies to have a successful day.
    217
  • Place-Based Learning

    How to Set Up Outdoor Class Time With Elementary Students

    Spending time outside one day each week helps students find a sense of calm and become careful observers of the natural world.
    147
  • Literacy

    How to Create More Opportunities for Writing in Secondary ELA Classes

    Educators can reconsider what constitutes impactful writing instruction by giving students different opportunities to compose.
    223
  • Project-Based Learning (PBL)

    Using Effective Driving Questions in Science to Help Make Sense of the World

    Students can explore scientific principles using driving questions like ‘Why do I see so many squirrels but I can’t find any stegosauruses?’
    212
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