Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in grades 9-12.
Looking for advice on integrating iPads in high school classrooms? In this curated guide, we’ve compiled resources to help you find apps, learn about best practices, and explore ideas for engaging activities.
As the app world encourages students to turn inward, schools can serve the critical role of reconnecting them to the world where they actually live. Schools and the "instaself" Lives of Teens
Three recent studies show why we need to divert middle and high school students from values and behaviors that may harm them in adulthood.
For high school educators, this list of resources, guides, and downloads will help you implement Socratic seminars and other classroom discussion models that encourage critical thinking.
Looking for Common-Core-aligned resources for mathematics? Explore this compilation of useful CCSS math resources for high school educators.
Which app is best for coursework depends on the tasks students will perform and the skills you want them to develop.
For teachers who want to start the year on a celebratory note, here’s an idea that’s rich with possibilities.
Learn how School 21 uses literature as a gateway to explore sensitive themes, like race, bullying, and personal values.
Using the oracy framework -- building physical, cognitive, linguistic, and emotional speaking skills -- students learn to speak on any topic and to any audience.
Learn how to bring cross-curricular, arts-infused project-based learning into your classroom.
School 21 believes oracy is as important as reading and writing, and the research supports it. From Harkness discussions to talk-rich assemblies, learn how you can integrate oracy at your school.
Students should be invited into the process of managing learning in the classroom. Here are some tools many teachers have used to empower students to self-manage.
To engage your students with their own development as writers, motivate them to care by showing your own interest and engagement with their process.
With clear goals, timed exercises, and games, parents can help design home-study habits by tailoring them to their students' visual, kinesthetic, musical, or social strengths.
New York's School of the Future shares their assessment plans and rubrics, classroom projects, schedules, web links, and other resources to help you implement "authentic" assessment today.
At this high school in Texas, where every class is project-based, there is a commitment to a consistent process, a focus on relationships, and a commitment to relevance and rigor.
New tools have been released recently that demonstrate that texting can, in fact, be used for educational purposes.
Educators from Cochrane Collegiate Academy in Charlotte, North Carolina, have provided these samples and resources for you to use in your school.
Blogger Heather Wolpert Gawron suggests ideas for bringing music into your language arts classroom such as using commercial jingles to teach persuasive writing techniques.