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Article How to Rock That Teaching Job Interview

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Article Poetry Across the Curriculum

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Article New Teachers: Classroom Management Essentials

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Discussion Teacher, Do You Have a Business Card?

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Article 5 Benefits of Outdoor Education

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Schools that Work Wellbeing: Developing Empathy, Emotional Awareness, and Agency

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Schools that Work Blended Learning: Making it Work in Your Classroom

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Article A Content-Rich Maker Project

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Discussion 10 Specific Suggestions for Revising Student Writing

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Article 4 Student Engagement Tips (From a Student)

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Schools that Work Place-Based Learning: Connecting Kids to Their Community

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Article A Student's Perspective on Place-Based Learning

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Article New Supreme Court Decision Benefits Students With IEPs

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Article School Leaders: Tips for Coaching Your Super Teachers

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Schools that Work Advisory: 22 Ways to Build Relationships for Educational Success

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Article Climb Aboard: School Buses Reimagined

Last comment 7 hours 21 min ago in Education Equity
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Discussion Transitions for Special Education Students

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Discussion Discussion: Dyslexic Students Keeping Diaries

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Article Ten Websites for Science Teachers

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Schools that Work Teaching Group Work: Building Student Collaboration and Agency

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Article What Autism Can Look Like

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Discussion What Technology Do You Recommend for the Classroom?

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Article The Value of an Authentic Audience

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Article Teacher Labs: Making Professional Development Collaborative

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Article “Fliperentiated” Instruction: How to Create the Customizable Classroom

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Discussion Rock On! How I Taught Focus to a Class That Wouldn't Sit Still

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Article A Farewell to the Coalition of Essential Schools

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Article Reflecting on Yourself as a Leader

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Article Hands-Off Teaching Cultivates Metacognition

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Article Homework vs. No Homework Is the Wrong Question

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Article Flexible Seating in Middle School

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Article Emotional Regulation for Kids With ADHD

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Article Preschoolers in the Digital Sandbox

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Discussion Help! How Do I Get Into Administration?

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Article Intervention for Failing Students: What Matters Most?

Last comment 1 week 1 day ago in Education Trends
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Article 7 Reading Readiness Apps for Special Needs Students

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Article Modifying the Flipped Classroom: The "In-Class" Version

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Discussion Clean Eating Meets Clean Teaching

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Discussion 10 Specific Suggestions for Revising Student Writing

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Article Designing Learning That Matters

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Discussion Quiet: Susan Cain on Approaching Introverted Students

Posted 1 year 2 weeks ago in Student Engagement
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Discussion Poetry for English Language Learners: Celebrate National Poetry Month with Your Students

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Discussion Wrestling with Trump in the Classroom

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Discussion 7 Playful Tactics To Get Kids Writing Poetry

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Discussion Strategies to Help Struggling Readers

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Discussion Project Week - A Week to Do Whatever You Want

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Discussion Using Personal Student Quotes To Summarize Learning And Understanding

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Discussion Up (or Down) Periscope?

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Discussion My Philosophy On Teaching Robotics

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Discussion A Facebook Status Can Be a Starting Point for Hesitant Writers

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Discussion 3 Rules to Break When Teaching Shakespeare

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Discussion What's Going On? An Idea About How We Behave in a Structured Learning Environment

Posted 1 year 1 month ago in Professional Development
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Discussion Project-Based Learning Using Disney Movies

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Discussion Low Budget High Quality Videos for the Flipped Classroom

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Discussion Mindful Classroom Management & the Power of Patience

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Discussion A Mock US Supreme Court Hearing: The Metal Bladed Kirpan and the Free Exercise Clause

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Discussion Helping Students Believe That They can Write

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Discussion 5 Easy Options for Beginning Tech Integration

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Discussion Have Students Decorate Their Imaginations

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Discussion Why We Should Help Students to See the Limitlessness of Their Willpower

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Article Improving Schools Through Design Thinking

Posted 1 year 2 months ago in Design Thinking
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Article What Is Financial Literacy?

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Article 3 Things Students Desire to Hear From Teachers

Posted 1 year 11 months ago in Social and Emotional Learning
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Article The Lowdown on Longhand: How Writing by Hand Benefits the Brain

Posted 2 years 8 months ago in Brain-Based Learning
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Article Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation and Growth Mindset in Writing

Posted 2 years 9 months ago in Growth Mindset
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Discussion Share your crowdfunding projects with us! (DonorsChoose, Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and others.)

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Article When Grading Harms Student Learning

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Article Making Failure Harder Work Than Passing

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Article Elementary Classroom Hacks: Big Ideas at Little Cost

Posted 1 year 8 months ago in Learning Environments
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Article Metacognition: Nurturing Self-Awareness in the Classroom

Posted 2 years 2 weeks ago in Brain-Based Learning
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Article It’s a Mistake Not to Use Mistakes as Part of the Learning Process

Posted 2 years 5 months ago in Formative Assessment
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Article The Art of Managing Middle School Students

Posted 2 years 7 months ago in Student Engagement
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Article 12 Choices to Help You Step Back From Burnout

Posted 2 years 11 months ago in New Teachers
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Article 4 Steps to Better Writers

Posted 3 years 1 week ago in Student Engagement
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article Why Integrate Technology into the Curriculum?: The Reasons Are Many

Posted 9 years 1 month ago in Technology Integration
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Schools that Work Embracing Failure: Building a Growth Mindset Through the Arts

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Article 9 Ways to Plan Transformational Lessons: Planning the Best Curriculum Unit Ever

Posted 9 months 19 hours ago in Back to School
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Article Building Staff Rapport With Flash Lessons

Posted 12 months 2 days ago in School Climate
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Article 3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do

Posted 1 year 7 months ago in Differentiated Instruction
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Article 5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners

Posted 1 year 8 months ago in Critical Thinking
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