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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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • 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.
    291
  • 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.
    118
  • 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.
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  • 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.
    110
  • 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.
    117
  • 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.
    175
  • 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?’
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