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  • ChatGPT & Generative AI

    7 Essential Questions About AI for Teachers to Consider

    Teachers—and students—can use these questions to explore how learning will change with access to generative artificial intelligence.
    Diana Neebe
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    Kindergarten Buddy Benches

    A kindergarten buddy bench is a sweet way to encourage friendships and SEL skills among our youngest students.
  • Administration & Leadership

    Redefining What High School Is Supposed to Look Like

    From restorative grading to paid internships, an equity-centered approach to education creates rich learning opportunities for all students.
  • Communication Skills

    Encouraging Collaboration With a Scientists Circle

    This routine creates an equitable structure for sharing out ideas, questions, or evidence in science class—and helps ensure every student takes part.
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Celebrating Linguistic Diversity in Your Classroom

    A fun and meaningful activity can help young learners embrace their own identities and develop an appreciation for their classmates’ identities.
  • Environmental Education

    Teaching Young Learners to Connect With Nature

    Teachers can guide pre-K students to understand and appreciate nature by discussing and documenting their observations.
  • Teacher Wellness

    How to Nurture Your Joy in Teaching

    Teachers can find enjoyment at work without ignoring real challenges, and doing so may help them and their students continue to learn and grow.
  • Student Engagement

    Using Nature Haiku to Build Community

    Teachers can foster a sense of community by having students share a photo and poem in this low-stakes writing exercise.
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    12 Ways To Help Students Identify Their Emotions

    A toolkit of teacher-tested ideas to help build students’ ability to understand and express their feelings.
  • Critical Thinking

    3 Ways to Get Students to Write About Math

    Teachers can use simple, effective methods to guide young students to demonstrate their understanding of math concepts.

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