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  • Literacy

    What Teachers Should Know About Dysgraphia

    Students with dysgraphia have an unexpected difficulty with spelling and writing skills. Here are the red flags to look for, and ways to support these students.
    Jessica Hamman
  • Mental Health

    As Teen Stress Increases, Teachers Look for Answers

    Seventy percent of teens say stress is a major problem. Research backs that up—and teachers are beginning to offer solutions.
  • Teaching Strategies

    Fun Music Lessons for Elementary Students

    You only need to know a little bit about music to begin teaching your students to read notes and make music—no instruments required.
  • School Leadership

    Collaborative Learning for Educators

    Coaching is an effective form of professional development, and embedding it in the culture of a school or district is key.
  • Student Wellness

    Building School Community Through Physical Activity

    Physical activity provides an opportunity to build character, use teamwork, and foster a sense of belonging in schools.
  • Technology Integration

    Students Need to Learn to Manage Their Own Screen Time

    When students understand the benefits of limiting screen time, they are better able to manage their own distractions.
  • Teaching Strategies

    Talk Less So Students Learn More

    Productive struggle is important for students to retain what they learn.
  • Literacy

    Supporting Students With Dysgraphia

    While there's not a lot of research on dysgraphia yet, there are a few signs you should look out for, and some evidence-based tactics to help kids with the writing condition.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    A Framework for Student Goal-Setting

    When middle and high school students set short- and long-term goals, they can see a path to the success they hope for.
  • Assessment

    Bringing Student Choice to Assessment in Science Classes

    What happens when students can opt to skip tests and instead give oral presentations or create art to show what they know?