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K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work

A group of students working on a project

Eighth graders at the author’s school taught themselves psychology by writing their own primer on the topic.

A teacher and students in starting position to sprint

Use these games to engage even the students who don’t usually like to run.

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A girl looks confidently at a math problem on the board.

Student Engagement
Bringing Joy to Math Class

Math doesn’t have to be tedious—see how one middle school math teacher encourages students to get excited about it.

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Equity in Education: Empowering First-Generation Students to Succeed

At these three high schools, getting every student into college is an equity issue.

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Illustration of a dark and beautiful storm behind a young person’s face

A seasoned educator shares four ideas for supporting students who have suffered emotional trauma.

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A student takes a vocabulary quiz.

Two vocabulary exercises that get students to make connections between words and explain their thinking.

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A girl looks at a math app on a tablet screen.

These 10 free or low-cost apps turn learning math into a game.

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Young students are working at tables in a large multipurpose room with large colorful-shaped decorations hanging from the ceiling.

Educators take on the role of guides and motivate students to direct their own learning.

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Engaged students at work in a classroom

Techniques for meeting the needs of students with diverse abilities and interests.

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A young boy in black and white sees a colorful collection of crayons.

A lawyer breaks down the jargon around the recent Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District ruling and shows how it benefits students.

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Illustration of a dark and beautiful storm behind a young person’s face

A seasoned educator shares four ideas for supporting students who have suffered emotional trauma.

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Confident students taking a test.

A neurologist shares ideas for beating stress before and during test time.

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A group of young students work on a math problem on a whiteboard as the teacher watches.

Transform your math instruction with three strategies you can start using today.

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