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You'll find practical classroom strategies and tips from real educators, as well as lesson ideas, personal stories, and innovative approaches to improving your teaching practice. If you have any thoughts or comments about these blogs, please don't hesitate to let us know.

Charlie Schofield August 2, 2013
Technology teacher and blogger Charlie Schofield presents some of his favorite apps for simplifying the often overwhelming subject of physics.
Blogger Elena Aguilar encourages teachers to use think-alouds as a strategy for to support learners in the classroom.
High school principal Ben Johnson reflects on what he could have done differently to train teachers when each student at his school received an iPad.
Lisa Dabbs July 31, 2013
Edutopia blogger Lisa Dabbs reveals that the secret to effective conversation is listening, and the secret to effective listening is eye contact.
Blogger Anne OBrien profiles a school program committed to changing the way tween and teen girls view themselves.
Edutopia blogger Andy Marcinek, a frequent advocate for one-to-one classrooms, admits that no edtech can truly replace an engaged, forward-thinking teacher.
Elana Leoni, Edutopia's Director of Social Media Strategy and Marketing, provides us with five summertime tips for taking advantage of Twitter as a professional learning network in preparation for the new school year.
To garner more community support, blogger Suzie Boss encourages teachers to publicize their success stories and dynamic tales of project-based learning.