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5-Minute Film Festival
This collection of short videos explores "Genius Hour," a method that gives students one hour per week to focus on a project of their choice. Imagine what your students can do when they're able to pursue their interests in the classroom!
In some countries, people interact as humans instead of vanishing into their phones. Vicki Davis suggests that we not let technology take away our humanity.
Teachers could become more effective with their students if they had more time outside of class for planning instruction and grading student work.
Butcher paper and Post-it notes can help students understand the collaborative thinking that takes place on a shared Google Doc.
Social and Emotional Learning
Instead of surrendering their power to the person who insults them, students should learn why some words are triggers and how to master their own reactions.
Since all immigrant children are guaranteed K-12 access under U.S. law, let's build relationships with students and their families, as well as relevant, inclusive curriculum.
Student journalism has moved into cyberspace, and online journalism advisors need deep experience in the field, as well as cultivating a climate of trust and integrity.
When approaching issues of racial and cultural tension, teachers must begin by recognizing their own personal discomfort -- because it does translate into their practice.
The American Statistical Association, in collaboration with others, aims to introduce statistical problem solving to students starting in fourth grade.