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K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work

A woman and a young child play together.

Here’s how you can help kids—your students and your own children—build skills that are critical for regulating their emotions and behavior.

Five teen students are seated and smiling looking towards the front of the classroom.

One veteran teacher shares her experiences helping ELL students thrive.

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A seasoned educator shares her tips for getting the most out of Apple resources. 

A teacher and a group of students discuss an inquiry-based project.

A four-step approach to using a powerful model that increases student agency in learning.

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Students work at the help desk while administrators look on.

Rapid changes in technology are pushing school administrators to turn to their peers to solve some of their toughest ed-tech challenges.

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A group of teachers chat over coffee.

Surprisingly simple ideas to improve communication, from informal teacher huddles to professional culture surveys.

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A teacher and a group of students stand in a circle holding hands.

A former teacher discusses what he learned in his travels across four continents.

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By Larry Ferlazzo

In an excerpt from his book with fellow teacher Katie Hull Sypnieski, blogger Larry Ferlazzo looks at a few basic ways to reach students who are learning English as well as the subject at hand.

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Kids in a classroom use a variety of programs to practice coding.

With this collection of resources, you can teach your students to code—even if you’re still learning yourself.

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A young woman reads a heavily annotated book.

Students need good reading skills not just in English but in all classes. Here are some ways you can help them develop those skills.

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Discover websites, blog posts, articles, and videos related to understanding, selecting, and assessing assistive technology.

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By Ashley Cronin

Generate excitement about coding and expose students to computer science by participating in Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week.

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Sometimes students need a little push to activate their imaginations.

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Illustration representing a teen brain

Thanks to the wonders of neuroplasticity, adolescents are primed to improve their performance in school—and beyond. Here’s how to help.

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