You'll find practical classroom strategies and tips from real educators, as well as lesson ideas, personal stories, and innovative approaches to improving your teaching practice. If you have any thoughts or comments about these articles, please don't hesitate to let us know.
Preventing competition and friction between teachers is always ideal, but it's also possible to fix a difficult situation through professionality, generosity, and outside mediation.
Social and Emotional Learning
Parents and educators can become more aware of ways into the hearts and minds of teens that can make a difference.
By rearranging students across the usual groupings and grade levels, you can redirect bored expectations and harmful behaviors into a refreshed, energized will to learn.
In the deeper learning framework, students are encouraged to master academic content, think critically, work collaboratively, communicate effectively, learn how to learn, and develop academic mindsets.
5-Minute Film Festival
Engage budding scientists and artists with this video playlist of investigative experiments, from Rion Nakaya of The Kid Should See This.
Students can enhance their hand-drawn and handwritten work (rather than making those media obsolete) through the creative possibilities of a number of fun and useful apps.
Through collaborative, reflective practices such as working with an instructional coach, peer observations, teacher rounds, and PLCs, teachers can identify and own their professional growth.
Teachers present a PBL unit to help students understand, through the violent, tragic events in Ferguson and Baltimore, how public perception affects law enforcement and justice.
Special education teachers can better serve their students by recording challenges and progress with accurate data, measurable goals, and explicit anecdotes.
By distilling research, writing, and acting into ten-minute plays for an authentic audience, students turn a U.S. history unit into a personally relevant experience.