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  • Literacy

    8 Research-Backed Ways to Aid Struggling Emergent Readers

    Many kindergartners will pick up the foundational skills of reading relatively easily, but some will struggle. Here’s what the research says about how to support them.
    Jessica Hamman
  • The Research Is In

    2019 Education Research Highlights

    Does doodling boost learning? Do attendance awards work? Do boys and girls process math the same way? Here’s a look at the big questions that researchers tackled this year.
  • Technology Integration

    6 Top Tech Tools for World Language Classes

    See how to adapt popular apps to get students speaking, listening, reading, and writing in the target language.
  • Critical Thinking

    Easy Ways to Build Metacognitive Skills

    Learn strategies to increase student engagement and stop students from asking, "Why are we doing this?"
  • STEM

    Using the Outdoors to Teach STEM

    An engaging activity encourages students to explore math in everyday spaces like parks and school campuses.
  • Education Equity

    How to Audit Your Classroom Library for Diversity

    A bingo card can tell teachers a lot about the people and genres that are represented in their class library—and the ones that are missing.
  • Student Engagement

    3 Ways to Use Music in the Classroom

    A high school teacher shares how she uses music to foster a sense of community and make learning more engaging.
  • Education Equity

    Identifying and Supporting Students With Dyspraxia

    Dyspraxia affects fine and gross motor development and can make it difficult for kids to learn, but there are ways teachers can help.
  • Mental Health

    Creating a Body-Positive Classroom

    Positive representations of all body types could help alleviate the stigma that many students with larger bodies feel.
  • Mental Health

    Trauma-Informed Classroom Strategies

    One teacher uses student survey responses to shape the trauma-informed strategies in her classroom.