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Discussion New elementary teacher, looking for advice for handling the students with attention difficulties.

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Article Building a Thinking Classroom in Math

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Article Blogging in the 21st-Century Classroom

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Article A Classroom Full of Risk Takers

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Article When Students Are Traumatized, Teachers Are Too

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Article The Tough Work of Improving School Culture

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Article The Site Council: Empowering Students Through School Governance

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Discussion The Changing Role of the School Librarian

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Article The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources

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Article Student Learning Groups: Homogeneous or Heterogeneous?

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Article Helping Students Become Engaged Citizens

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Article Flexible Classrooms: Assembly Required

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Article 9 Tips for Overcoming Classroom Stage Fright

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Article 3 Tips for Managing Phone Use in Class

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Article Your Flexible Classroom Questions, Answered

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Article Turning the Community Into a Classroom

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Article Too Many Students and Not Enough Time

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Article The Brain Is Wired for Math—Sort Of

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Article Tactics for Tackling the Grading Dilemma

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Article Suspensions Don’t Teach

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Article Coding Across the Curriculum

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Schools that Work Solving Real-World Issues Through Problem-Based Learning

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Article A New Definition of Rigor

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Article Building a Thinking Classroom in Math

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Article Tactics for Tackling the Grading Dilemma

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Article Note Taking With Technology

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Article 9 Tips for Overcoming Classroom Stage Fright

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Article A Troubling Side Effect of Praise

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Article Using Find and Replace as a Writing Tool

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Article The Brain Is Wired for Math—Sort Of

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Article Kindness: A Lesson Plan

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Article Building a Community of Learners—and Citizens

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Article Easing the Shift From Elementary to Middle School

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Article Trauma-Informed Practices Benefit All Students

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Article Suspensions Don’t Teach

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Article The Neuroscience of Narrative and Memory

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

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Article Blogging in the 21st-Century Classroom

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Article Outstanding in Your Field: What It Takes to Be a Great Teacher

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Discussion 20 Ways to Initiate Collaboration With Your Literacy Coach

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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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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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Article 6 Opening and Closing Routines for New Teachers

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Article Recognizing and Overcoming False Growth Mindset

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Article Meeting the Needs of All Students: A First Step

Posted 2 years 1 month ago in Teacher Leadership
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Article Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

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article #MyClassContest Photo Sweepstakes: Win a Surface 3 Tablet

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Article Hands-Off Teaching Cultivates Metacognition

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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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Discussion 15 Characteristics of a 21st-Century Teacher

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

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Article Helping Students Start the School Year With a Positive Mindset

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Article What the Heck Is Project-Based Learning?

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Article 3 Ways of Getting Student Feedback to Improve Your Teaching

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Article 5 Characteristics of an Effective School Team

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Article 12 Ways to Avoid Student Humiliation

Posted 2 years 6 months ago in Social and Emotional Learning
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Article Applying Mindfulness to Mundane Classroom Tasks

Posted 2 years 8 months ago in Mindfulness
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Discussion What Students Remember Most About Teachers

Posted 2 years 10 months ago in Teacher Development
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Schools that Work Travel Journals: Student-Created Textbooks

Posted 3 years 2 months ago in Integrated Studies
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Article 5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

Posted 3 years 5 months ago in Student Engagement
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Article Visualizing 21st-Century Classroom Design

Posted 1 year 6 months ago in Education Trends
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