9-12 High School
Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in grades 9-12.
Using ChatGPT in Math Lesson PlanningArtificial intelligence tools are useful beyond language arts classes. Math teachers can use them to save time and create interesting lessons.253
How Peer Teaching Assistants Can Support Multilingual LearnersConsistent interaction with fellow students who know what it’s like to learn a new language can offer multilingual learners essential support.
Teaching High School Students How to BudgetGiving older students a plan for saving, spending, and sharing their money can help them make wise financial decisions in the future.
How to Teach Black Resistance Beyond Black History MonthHigh school students can learn about Black Americans’ fight against social and political oppression throughout the school year.
Teaching Students How to Be Smart With Their MoneyWhen schools teach financial literacy, they help students develop lifelong money management skills—and families benefit too.11.5k
Using Skills to Grade Proficiency in ScienceProficiency scales provide an excellent way to evaluate students on their scientific knowledge and skills.323
How to Engage Students the Moment They Enter the ClassroomOpeners matter and set the tone for the lesson that follows. Here’s how to start strong when you need to.8.2k
The Case Against Zeros in GradingTeachers can rethink their grading practices to make them more mathematically fair for students and allow for redemption for a missed assignment.31.3k
4 Ways to Teach Students Backward PlanningStudents can learn to use their time wisely and strengthen their executive functioning skills by starting with the end in mind.1k
8 Strategies to Improve Participation in Your Virtual ClassroomEducators share their best synchronous and asynchronous strategies to boost student participation during online learning.49.7k
A Collaborative Approach to Mistake AnalysisThis method calls for students working in groups to create problems, point out common errors, find solutions, and then explain the process.2.2k
Strategies for Supporting Students’ Speaking and Listening SkillsMany students struggle with these skills, which are tied to academic success. Here are a few ways to teach them explicitly.1.3k
13 Formative Assessments That Inspire CreativitySometimes mixing in formative assessments that go a step beyond exit slips and low-stakes quizzes can inject some fun—and creativity—into learning.4k
How to Turn Your Math Classroom Into a ‘Thinking Classroom’The researcher Peter Liljedahl evangelizes for practices that prioritize and stimulate more hard thinking in classrooms.3.1k
Using Socratic Seminars to Build Social and Emotional Learning CompetenciesGood SEL skills are essential for students to be able to converse thoughtfully about a text.764