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Discussion 5 Rules Why Teachers Should Stop Spoon-Feeding

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Article 5 Tips for Making Group Work Manageable

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Article Digging Deeper in a Poetry Unit

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Article 19 Big and Small Classroom Management Strategies

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Discussion The Art of Teaching Through Doing Nothing

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Discussion Share your crowdfunding projects with us! (DonorsChoose, Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and others.)

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Article Flexible Seating and Student-Centered Classroom Redesign

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Article 2016: The Awesome, the Painful, and the Viral

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Article Battling Fake News in the Classroom

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Article 4 Proven Strategies for Teaching Empathy

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Article Eliminate Assessment Fog

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article Add Edutopia to Your Email Contacts

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Discussion Where to start when integrating digital technologies in classrooms?

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Article 4 Steps to Better Writers

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Article "Why Do We Need to Learn This?"

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Discussion Challenges I've Faced in Tech Integration

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Discussion Share your ideas for publishing student writing!

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Article Mindful in Middle School

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Article Every School Should Tell Its Story

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Discussion 16 Inspirational Quotes From Children's Literature

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Article Igniting a Passion for Reading

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Article Creative Ways to Grade and Provide Feedback for Students

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Discussion 5 Rules Why Teachers Should Stop Spoon-Feeding

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

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Article Twelve Ideas for Teaching With QR Codes

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Article Making Failure Harder Work Than Passing

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Schools that Work Oracy in the Classroom: Strategies for Effective Talk

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Schools that Work Mastering Self-Assessment: Deepening Independent Learning Through the Arts

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Discussion Rethinking the Learning Space

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Discussion Making Critical Thinking Explicit and Intentional

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Article 5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

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Discussion How are we identifying gifted students? And is it working?

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Discussion Writing the "Dreaded" Letters of Recommendation

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Article Executive Skills and the Struggling Reader

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Discussion Discussion: Stress and Learning

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Article The Tyranny of Being On Task

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Discussion Help! Technology and Learning Objectives

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Article Reimagining School Writing

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Article Eliminate Assessment Fog

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Article Brains in Pain Cannot Learn!

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Discussion 5 Tips For Using Interactive Notebooks In High School

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Discussion Reframing Questions for Student Comprehension

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Discussion Solving Problems Through Teamwork and a Culture of Helpfulness

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Discussion Deep Listening Activities for Academic Discussions

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Discussion Impossible & Necessary: Surviving the Hardest Year of My Career

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Discussion The Cafeteria Is Your Classroom: How Principals Could Leverage Lunch Duty

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Discussion 9 Tips for Supervising Student Teachers

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Discussion #ThinkPossible for 21st Century Classrooms

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Discussion #ThinkPossible: Challenging Students to be Novelists

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Discussion 5 Tips for Writing Amazing Community Posts for Edutopia

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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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Article How to Divorce Your District

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Article Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices

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Article Nurturing the Innovator's Mindset in Your Classroom

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Article What Doesn't Work: Literacy Practices We Should Abandon

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

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Discussion 11 Habits of an Effective Teacher

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Article 6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use With Your Students

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Article 5 Fantastic, Fast, Formative Assessment Tools

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Article How to Manage Cell Phones in the Classroom

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Article 19 Big and Small Classroom Management Strategies

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Article What I Wish I'd Known as a New Teacher

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Article 13 Common Sayings to Avoid

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Article 30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class

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Article 8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

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Article 5 Quick Classroom-Management Tips for Novice Teachers

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Article The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

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Article How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

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Discussion The Heart of Teaching: What It Means to Be a Great Teacher

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Article The Teacher Curse No One Wants to Talk About

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Article 5 Highly Effective Teaching Practices

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