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By assigning students a one-minute, social-media-friendly video reflecting on their makerspace experience, you encourage them to bring their learning into the world where they live.
An outgrowth of school integration in the '60s, magnet schools remain models of progressive education, featuring learning themes, diversity, innovative curriculum, rigor, and community involvement.
Here's an old-school interactive tool: a spiral-bound notebook set up as a simple, functional system for students to create, write, and explore ideas all in the same place.
Whether it's email, messaging apps, an active website, or virtual office hours, technology helps you keep parents in the loop about what's happening in their child's classroom.
Engaging and building trust with parents and creating supportive home-to-school connections is critical to new-teacher success; find resources to get started here.
5-Minute Film Festival
Looking for a little back-to-school inspiration? Check out these tips for making a great first impression and connection with parents in this playlist.
Discover resources for new teachers about developing routines, fostering classroom community, managing disruptions, and building student relationships.
These strategies can help you thrive in your first year and build the kind of resilience that will carry you through the many challenges teachers face.
Forget about all the vague, superficial information out there. Edutopia blogger Terry Heick cuts to the chase with 19 meaningful questions parents can ask their children's teachers at the beginning of the school year.