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Article Scaffolding Grit

Last comment 2 weeks 5 days ago in Student Engagement
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Schools that Work Oracy in the Classroom: Strategies for Effective Talk

Last comment 1 week 1 day ago in Communication Skills
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Article An Introduction to Twitter Education Chats

Last comment 3 weeks 1 day ago in Personal Learning Network
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Article 6 PD Reads You Shouldn’t Miss

Last comment 1 day 6 hours ago in Professional Development
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Article Giving Your Teacher Team a Boost

Last comment 2 weeks 23 hours ago in Teacher Leadership
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Article Want to Improve a District? Let Teachers Lead the Way

Last comment 5 days 6 hours ago in Teacher Collaboration
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Discussion A Different Path: What Running Taught Me About Teaching

Last comment 2 weeks 4 days ago in Teacher Collaboration
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Article Helping Your Students Identify Their Values

Last comment 2 weeks 6 days ago in Social and Emotional Learning
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Article Will Virtual Reality Drive Deeper Learning?

Last comment 1 day 10 hours ago in Technology Integration
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Article Tech Buddies: Building Technology Skills Through Peer Teaching

Last comment 2 weeks 4 days ago in Technology Integration
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Article Middle School Maker Journey: Assessment in an Ungraded Classroom

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Article Sensory Room 101

Last comment 5 days 52 min ago in Learning Environments
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Article The Optimal Seating Plan? Letting Your Students Choose

Last comment 1 week 6 hours ago in Learning Environments
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Article Sharing Your Best Work With Other Teachers

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Schools that Work Embracing Failure: Building a Growth Mindset Through the Arts

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Discussion The Problem with Standards-Based Grading

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Article Integrating Social and Emotional Competencies Into Academic Content

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Article Does Your Classroom Tell a Story?

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Article 3 Strategies to Promote Independent Thinking in Classrooms

Last comment 4 days 7 hours ago in Student Engagement
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Article Drones Can Be Fun—and Educational

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article Studies in Success: A Survey of Assessment Research

Last comment 2 days 6 hours ago in Assessment
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article Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup

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Article Classroom Management and the Flipped Class

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Article Twitter Support for Educators and Parents

Last comment 3 days 17 hours ago in Education Trends
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Discussion Using Magic to Transform Student Lives

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Article Birmingham Covington: Building a Student-Centered School

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Article 3 Strategies to Promote Independent Thinking in Classrooms

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Article Learning to Hook an Audience

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Article 11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading

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Article Integrating Social and Emotional Competencies Into Academic Content

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Article Sensory Room 101

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Article Want to Improve a District? Let Teachers Lead the Way

Last comment 5 days 6 hours ago in Teacher Collaboration
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Article From Management to Engagement

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Article Unlocking the Code for Robotics in the Classroom

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Discussion New Preschool Teacher Looking for Some Management Tips and Tricks

Last comment 5 days 22 hours ago in Classroom Management
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Article Reaching Students With Emotional Disturbances

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Article Motivating Students to Read

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Article Smart Strategies for Student Success

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Discussion 5 Tips for Navigating Conversations about Transition

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Article 12 Conversation Starters on What Parents Want You (Teachers) to Know

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Discussion What Makes a Teacher Special?

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Discussion #ThinkPossible: Finding my Student Voice

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Discussion It’s Not About the Right Answer: Using Primary Sources to Help Students Ask the Right Questions

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Discussion The Commotion-Free Classroom: Structures & Strategies for a Self-Directed Classroom

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Discussion #ThinkPossible: For Kids’ Sake, Lean Into Those “Yeah, Buts…”

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Discussion #ThinkPossible: Find and Work Through Children’s Strengths

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Discussion Teacher Diversity (Or Lack Of): Especially With Religious Identities

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Discussion The Educational Potential of Pokémon Go

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Discussion #ThinkPossible: Not Giving Up on Disruptive Students Even When We Really, Really Want To

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Discussion What I Wish I Knew When I Was a New Teacher

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Discussion What is the Ideal Back-To-School, In-House Professional Development?

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Discussion Quick Tips for Progress-Monitoring During Summer Reading

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Discussion How to Talk to a “Problem Student” Without Them Tuning You Out

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Discussion One School District’s Journey into 21st Century Learning Part II: Creating Active Learning Environments

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Discussion Building Empathetic Relationships with the Parents of Your Most Challenging Student

Posted 1 year 2 weeks ago in Family Engagement
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Discussion 3 Methods To Motivate the Unmotivated

Posted 1 year 2 weeks ago in Teaching Strategies
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Discussion Freeze Frame: A Discussion Strategy

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Discussion Engaging Students Through Google Maps

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Discussion 4 Tech Tools to Explore

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Discussion Blurring The Lines Between Teachers and Students: Student Assistant Teaching

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Article Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves

Posted 1 year 10 months ago in Student Engagement
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Article Strategies to Build Intrinsic Motivation

Posted 1 year 10 months ago in Classroom Management
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Article The Power of the Positive Phone Call Home

Posted 1 year 11 months ago in New Teachers
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Article 4 Reasons to Start Class With a Poem Each Day

Posted 1 year 4 months ago in Literacy
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Article Fresh Starts for Hard-to-Like Students

Posted 2 years 3 months ago in Classroom Management
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Article Homework vs. No Homework Is the Wrong Question

Posted 2 years 4 months ago in Social and Emotional Learning
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Article Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

Posted 2 years 5 months ago in Student Engagement
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Article Recognizing and Overcoming False Growth Mindset

Posted 1 year 6 months ago in Growth Mindset
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Article 4 Things Transformational Teachers Do

Posted 2 years 3 days ago in Back to School
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article #MyClassContest Photo Sweepstakes: Win a Surface 3 Tablet

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Article Strategies for Strengthening the Brain’s Executive Functions

Posted 2 years 3 months ago in Brain-Based Learning
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Article The Pygmalion Effect: Communicating High Expectations

Posted 2 years 7 months ago in Education Trends
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Discussion 15 Characteristics of a 21st-Century Teacher

Posted 2 years 1 month ago in Technology Integration
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Article Don't Quit: 5 Strategies for Recovering After Your Worst Day Teaching

Posted 2 years 3 months ago in Teacher Wellness
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Article 6 Opening and Closing Routines for New Teachers

Posted 11 months 1 week ago in New Teachers
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Article 6 Hand Signals That Bring Learning to Life

Posted 1 year 3 months ago in Formative Assessment
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Article Creative Ways to Grade and Provide Feedback for Students

Posted 1 year 8 months ago in Formative Assessment
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Article Meeting the Needs of All Students: A First Step

Posted 1 year 10 months ago in Teacher Leadership
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Article What the Heck Is Project-Based Learning?

Posted 1 year 11 months ago in Project-Based Learning
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Article Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

Posted 1 year 11 months ago in Bullying Prevention
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