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Jose Vilson challenges the frequently taught method for factoring polynomials with an example that demonstrates why he's such a highly regarded middle school math teacher.
To help make STEM relevant for all students, Heidi Olinger puts a fashion industry spin on soil science and math for middle school girls.
Social and Emotional Learning
Author and global ed advisor Homa Tavangar makes a case for why empathy is the most important back-to-school supply we can give our children.
Through transmediation (or observation, analysis, and creation), students can use the experience of studying a piece of visual art as a creative writing prompt.
Teacher feedback must be informative and encouraging for students to fully understand whether they're learning and what they can do to improve the learning process.
Through the SAMR (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition) model of technology, administrators can bypass the distractions and interruptions that often interfere with classroom evaluations.
Studies show that note-taking with pen or pencil is critical to processing and representing information, something that students lose when tapping on a keyboard.
Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips suggests that a critical piece of student learning is the physical environment of the classroom itself. He offers examples of and resources for turning impersonal spaces into student-friendly havens of learning.