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Article Brains in Pain Cannot Learn!

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Article Building Empathy Through Community Projects

Last comment 1 day 8 hours ago in Service Learning
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Article Building Resilience, Preventing Burnout

Last comment 5 days 17 hours ago in Teacher Wellness
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Discussion Collaboration: How to Transfer Skills Outside of the Classroom?

Last comment 3 weeks 5 days ago in Collaborative Learning
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Article Common Core Math: Best Resources for High School Educators

Last comment 1 week 3 days ago in Common Core
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Discussion Does offering test retakes help or enable students.....?

Last comment 6 days 12 hours ago in Assessment
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Article Empowering Students to Curb Bullying

Last comment 2 weeks 2 days ago in Bullying Prevention
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Article Engaging Your School Community Through Social Media

Last comment 1 day 17 hours ago in Family Engagement
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Article Freeing Students—and Teachers—From Homework

Last comment 5 days 21 hours ago in Curriculum Planning
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Article Genius Hour in Elementary School

Last comment 3 weeks 1 day ago in Interest-Based Learning
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article How to Create a Professional Learning Community

Last comment 2 weeks 4 days ago in Teacher Development
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article How to Organize a Design Project for Your Class

Last comment 2 weeks 2 days ago in Assessment
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Article How to Trust Your Students

Last comment 2 weeks 4 days ago in Social and Emotional Learning
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Article In Language Classrooms, Students Should Be Talking

Last comment 3 weeks 1 day ago in Global Education
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Article Is It Wrong to Teach to the Test?

Last comment 3 weeks 1 day ago in Assessment
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Article Making Failure Harder Work Than Passing

Last comment 1 week 4 hours ago in Teaching Strategies
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Article Making Sure Your Praise Is Effective

Last comment 1 week 3 days ago in Teaching Strategies
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Article Special Education: Promoting More Inclusion at Your School

Last comment 2 weeks 4 days ago in Social and Emotional Learning
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Article The Missing Autistic Girls

Last comment 1 week 1 day ago in Special Education
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Article What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship

Last comment 2 weeks 1 day ago in Digital Citizenship
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Article A Makerspace Built by Elementary Students

Last comment 1 week 1 day ago in Maker Education
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Article 3 Elementary Classroom Hacks

Last comment 1 week 1 day ago in Learning Environments
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Article The Missing Autistic Girls

Last comment 1 week 1 day ago in Special Education
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Article Giving Students’ Empathy Muscles a Workout

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Article Easing the Shift From Elementary to Middle School

Last comment 1 week 2 days ago in Teacher Development
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Article 5 Reasons Your After-School Practitioner Is Your Biggest Ally

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Article Using the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals

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Article High School Flexible Seating Done Right

Last comment 1 week 2 days ago in Learning Environments
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Article Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Last comment 1 week 2 days ago in Media Literacy
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Article Preparing for Cultural Diversity: Resources for Teachers

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Article Responding to Disruptive Students

Last comment 1 week 2 days ago in Classroom Management
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Article Making Sure Your Praise Is Effective

Last comment 1 week 3 days ago in Teaching Strategies
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Article Blogging in the 21st-Century Classroom

Last comment 1 week 3 days ago in Technology Integration
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Article 3 Ways Student Data Can Inform Your Teaching

Last comment 1 week 3 days ago in Assessment
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Article Compassion as a Classroom Management Tool

Last comment 1 week 3 days ago in Classroom Management
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Article Common Core Math: Best Resources for High School Educators

Last comment 1 week 3 days ago in Common Core
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Article What Is Your Educational Philosophy?

Last comment 1 week 3 days ago in Teacher Development
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Article Learning by Tinkering

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article Collaborative Online Continuing Education: Professional Development Through Learning Communities

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Article The Optimal Seating Plan? Letting Your Students Choose

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Discussion Two Educators: Two Roads Converged

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Discussion End of the Year Reflection - What We'll Remember

Posted 1 year 6 months ago in Teacher Wellness
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Discussion Teaching Teens to Handle Tragedies Before They Happen

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Discussion 15 Ways to Use Play-Doh in the Junior High or High School Classroom

Posted 1 year 6 months ago in Teaching Strategies
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Discussion Songwriting For Your Place: Every School Needs a Song!

Posted 1 year 6 months ago in Arts Integration
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Discussion 5 Muhammad Ali Quotes Every Teacher Needs in the Classroom

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Discussion One School District’s Journey into 21st Century Learning Part I: Creating a Professional Learning Framework

Posted 1 year 6 months ago in Professional Development
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Discussion Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and Arduino

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Discussion 2015-2016 Project Highlights From 'Iolani Lower School Makerspace

Posted 1 year 6 months ago in Maker Education
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Discussion Three Great Ways for Teachers to Get Their Students to Blog

Posted 1 year 6 months ago in Technology Integration
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Discussion Summer Reading List: Graphic Novels

Posted 1 year 6 months ago in Literacy
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Discussion Your Exams Do Not Determine Your Worth

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Discussion How to Burn Brightly Without Burning Out

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Discussion 3 TV Shows Every Teacher Should Watch

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Discussion Should Venting About Students be Banned?

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Discussion What's the Greatest Edtech Tool?

Posted 1 year 7 months ago in Professional Development
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Discussion 3 Ways to Reflect with Purpose

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Discussion How to Finish the School Year Strong

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Discussion Teachers and Students: We're Not That Different

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Discussion 6 Rules for Being Transparent with Teens: Authentic Relationships Lead to Engagement

Posted 1 year 8 months ago in Classroom Management
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Article Do No Harm: Flexible and Smart Grading Practices

Posted 1 year 5 months ago in Assessment
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Schools that Work Low-Stakes Writing: Writing to Learn, Not Learning to Write

Posted 1 year 7 months ago in Literacy
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Article Building Staff Rapport With Flash Lessons

Posted 1 year 7 months ago in School Climate
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Discussion When Behavior Charts Don't Work, Throw Them Out!

Posted 1 year 10 months ago in Classroom Management
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Article When Grading Harms Student Learning

Posted 2 years 3 weeks ago in Assessment
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Article Writing Strategies for Students With ADHD

Posted 2 years 7 months ago in Literacy
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Article Why Storytelling in the Classroom Matters

Posted 3 years 5 months ago in Literacy
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Article 4 Steps to Better Writers

Posted 3 years 8 months ago in Student Engagement
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Article 9 Ways to Plan Transformational Lessons: Planning the Best Curriculum Unit Ever

Posted 1 year 4 months ago in Back to School
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Article Using the Rule of Three for Learning

Posted 1 year 7 months ago in Student Engagement
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Article Creating a Writers' Workshop in a Secondary Classroom

Posted 1 year 9 months ago in Literacy
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Article 5 Tips for Making Group Work Manageable

Posted 1 year 12 months ago in Classroom Management
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Article Creating a Classroom Culture of Laughter

Posted 2 years 2 months ago in Arts Integration
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Article 5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners

Posted 2 years 4 months ago in Critical Thinking
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Discussion 5 Ways to Help Students Affected by Generational Poverty

Posted 2 years 6 months ago in New Teachers
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Article Why "Content Coverage" is Over: A Manifesto!

Posted 2 years 6 months ago in Teacher Leadership
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Article Avoiding "Learned Helplessness"

Posted 2 years 7 months ago in Teaching Strategies
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Article 8 Strategies to Keep Informational Reading Fun

Posted 2 years 8 months ago in Literacy
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Discussion Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff

Posted 2 years 10 months ago in Teacher Development
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Article 21st-Century Libraries: The Learning Commons

Posted 2 years 11 months ago in School Libraries
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