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Students are more likely to do homework if the assignments are engaging, relevant, and reasonable -- and if the teacher makes them accountable for it.
Your teaching practice doesn't have to generate stacks of paper. Evernote, Noteshelf, Doxie, and Google Drive can help you save frustration and trees.
WriteGirl, a non-profit program provides teen girls with creative writing experiences that develop their voice and also their academic skills.
When students care about an assignment, they're willing to take greater risks and are more likely to excel in their product.
Learn about the advisory classes at Envision Schools where students talk about school or personal issues, work on action plans for tackling projects, and get help in a wide variety of areas.
Teachers who are acoustically aware can do a lot to help students hear more clearly. Read tips on how to do this and also suggestions for minimizing noise distractions in and out of the classroom.
Culturally Responsive Teaching
The key to creating a culture of acceptance begins with helping students articulate how they see themselves and the labels they give each other.
Robust computer science curriculum is necessary for our society's future. Here are five steps to engage teachers and students in this critical area of study.
Let your students know from day one that they're in a PBL classroom by defining PBL and setting the tone for collaboration, critique, and questioning.