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K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work

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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.

Blogger Maurie Elias offers some simple tactics to teachers for uncovering students' talents.
Media theorist Douglas Rushkoff encourages parents of tweens to let their children's social selves develop through reasonable limits on their digital access.
Author Dana Reinecke, Ph.D., discusses how technology can improve post-secondary outcomes for students with autism, increasing their access to jobs and education.
Ben Johnson January 24, 2013
High school principal Ben Johnson asks what we value most at our schools and in our classrooms.
Teacher and blogger Monica Burns enumerates the benefits of using QR codes in her 1:1 classroom.
Education leader and entrepreneur Heather Hiles makes a case for the organizational power of online portfolios for student work.
Blogger Elena Aguilar explores things that influence a teacher's instructional decisions.
Blogger Rebecca Alber explores the changing definition of literacy in this new century.