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Article ‘The Anger Pushed Me Through’: On Founding a School

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Discussion Help! Teaching Strategies for Social Studies?

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Article Heroes on a Learning Adventure

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Discussion Help! Student Cries Nonstop!

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

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

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Article Teaching Why Facts Still Matter

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Article 8 Top Tips for Highly Effective PD

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Article 4 Steps to Better Writers

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Article Q&A: The Art of Coding

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Discussion What Toys Are Great for Helping Kids with STEM?

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Article The Optimal Seating Plan? Letting Your Students Choose

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Article The Happy Eating Place: How Elementary Students Can Run Their Own Business

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Article What’s a Gamer Brain and How Can We Harness It in Class?

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Schools that Work Analyze Student Work to Inform Instruction

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Discussion An Alternative to Kahoot for In-Class Review

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

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Article Gender Equity in the Classroom

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article Big Ideas for Better Schools: Ten Ways to Improve Education

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Article Equity vs. Equality: 6 Steps Toward Equity

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Article 6 Paths to Better Leadership

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Article Kindness: A Lesson Plan

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Article New Teacher Academy: Building Relationships

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Discussion 6 of the Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make

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Article What Does "Technology Integration" Mean?

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Article From Management to Engagement

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Discussion 15 Characteristics of a 21st-Century Teacher

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Discussion Balanced Literacy in Secondary Classrooms? Yes!

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Discussion Principal as Instructional Leader: Basic Yet Important Cautions for New Principals

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Article Back to School: Goal Setting With Your Students

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Article SMART Goal Setting With Your Students

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Discussion Gagné: Blending Theory for Informed Instructional Practice

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Article Serving Gifted Students in General Ed Classrooms

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Article What’s a Gamer Brain and How Can We Harness It in Class?

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Article 2 Research-Tested Learning Strategies

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Discussion Recommendations Needed for PBL PD Facilitator

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Article Voice and Choice: It’s More Than Just "What"

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Schools that Work STEAM + Project-Based Learning: Real Solutions From Driving Questions

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Schools that Work Low-Stakes Writing: Writing to Learn, Not Learning to Write

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Article 20 Indispensable High School Reads

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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

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Discussion 3 Methods To Motivate the Unmotivated

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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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Discussion Two Educators: Two Roads Converged

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

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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

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Discussion Songwriting For Your Place: Every School Needs a Song!

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Article The Teacher Curse No One Wants to Talk About

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Article 22 Powerful Closure Activities

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Article Flexible Seating and Student-Centered Classroom Redesign

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Article Why Don’t We Differentiate Professional Development?

Posted 1 year 1 month ago in Professional Development
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Article Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves

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Article 7 Tips for Better Classroom Management

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

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Article 4 Reasons to Start Class With a Poem Each Day

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Article Recognizing and Overcoming False Growth Mindset

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Article Classroom Management: The Intervention Two-Step

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Article The Power of the Positive Phone Call Home

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article #MyClassContest Photo Sweepstakes: Win a Surface 3 Tablet

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Article Fresh Starts for Hard-to-Like Students

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Article Strategies for Strengthening the Brain’s Executive Functions

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Article The Pygmalion Effect: Communicating High Expectations

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Article Strategies to Build Intrinsic Motivation

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Article 4 Things Transformational Teachers Do

Posted 1 year 7 months ago in Back to School
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Article Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

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Article Creative Ways to Grade and Provide Feedback for Students

Posted 1 year 3 months ago in Formative Assessment
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Article What the Heck Is Project-Based Learning?

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