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Discussion A Letter to My New Principal

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

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Article Sensory Room 101

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Discussion New Preschool Teacher Looking for Some Management Tips and Tricks

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Article 13 Powerful SEL Activities

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Article Justice Committee: Using Restorative Practices to Resolve Conflicts

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Discussion Help! Need Recommendations for ESL Literacy Tech

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Article Competency-Based Learning: Developing Mastery of Skills and Content

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Article 7 Outstanding K–8 Flexible Classrooms

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Article Rejecting the ‘Mean Girl’ Framework

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Discussion Help! Need PBL ideas for Civics and Economics

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Article Tech Buddies: Building Technology Skills Through Peer Teaching

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

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Article A Skill Strong Readers Share

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Article The Optimal Seating Plan? Letting Your Students Choose

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

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Article Changing Who Gets to Make the World

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Article A Case for Finger Counting

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Article Sparking Curiosity and Solving Real-World Problems

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Article New Study Shows the Impact of PBL on Student Achievement

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Article Justice Committee: Using Restorative Practices to Resolve Conflicts

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Article 5 Highly Effective Teaching Practices

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Discussion A Look at the Past, Present, and Future of Special Education

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video A New Day for Learning: Expanding the Educational Experience

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Article 13 Powerful SEL Activities

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Article Sparking Curiosity and Solving Real-World Problems

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

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Discussion Concepts of Curriculum with Special Needs

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Discussion Need help with heavy content based lessons

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Article Changing Who Gets to Make the World

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Article Note Taking With Technology

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Article The Impact of Student-Created Apps

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Article Using Technology to Empower Students With Special Needs

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

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Article Tech Buddies: Building Technology Skills Through Peer Teaching

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Article 5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning

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Article Are We Innovating, or Just Digitizing Traditional Teaching?

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Article 7 Outstanding K–8 Flexible Classrooms

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article Why Is Assessment Important?

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Discussion 15 Characteristics of a 21st-Century Teacher

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Discussion 10 Things Great School Leaders Do Over the Summer

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Discussion The Big Social Justice Book List Project

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Discussion Beat Summer Slide: The Parent Summer Checklist

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Discussion An Old School Teacher Experiments with Student Choice

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Discussion Finishing the School Year Strong (and Fun!)

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Discussion Teach Empathy With Literature

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

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Discussion Got SEL? Teaching Students to Describe Emotions

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Discussion Challenging Student Behavior: Moving From the Boot to the Root

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Discussion Teaching Nonfiction: How to Turn Good Readers Into Engaged Citizens

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

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Article How to Divorce Your District

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Article Brains in Pain Cannot Learn!

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

Posted 11 months 5 days ago in Communication Skills
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Article 11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading

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Article Nurturing the Innovator's Mindset in Your Classroom

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Article 19 Big and Small Classroom Management Strategies

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Discussion 11 Habits of an Effective Teacher

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Article The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

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Article How to Manage Cell Phones in the Classroom

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

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Article How to Become and Remain a Transformational Teacher

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Article 13 Common Sayings to Avoid

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Article 8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

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Article 5 Highly Effective Teaching Practices

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Article 7 Tips for Better Classroom Management

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Article Why Don’t We Differentiate Professional Development?

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Article 22 Powerful Closure Activities

Posted 1 year 8 months ago in Teaching Strategies
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Article Classroom Management: The Intervention Two-Step

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Article The Teacher Curse No One Wants to Talk About

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