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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.

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Social and Emotional Learning

Why Restorative Practices Benefit All Students

Punitive discipline can be harmful and unfair—restorative practices offer hopeful solutions.
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Collaborative Learning

5 Strategies to Deepen Student Collaboration

Use these five best practices to help your students build a valuable 21st-century skill.
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STEM

Expanding the STEM (or STEAM) Pipeline to Diverse Learners

Presidential award winner Dr. Jaunine Fouché shares strategies for making STEAM education more accessible and engaging.
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Apps

Apps for Sports Lovers (With Curriculum Connections!)

These apps will fire up students with a deep interest in sports—and meet your educational goals, too.
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Teacher Development

Books to Read Over Winter Break

Find out what books made this educator's list and add your own essential reads.
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Literacy

Inspiring Young Writers With Minecraft

Using a topic of great interest to students, like a popular video game, is a handy way to get them writing.
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Coding in the Classroom

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

With this collection of resources, you can teach your students to code—even if you’re still learning yourself.
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Growth Mindset

5-Minute Film Festival: 5 Videos to Explore Growth Mindset

Learn more about how mindset can affect learning with this collection of videos—for everyone from preschoolers to parents.
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Game-Based Learning

Using Games for Serious Learning in High School

Video games can function as class texts in much the same way that books or movies do. Here are five recent games that are well worth your attention.
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Brain-Based Learning

Breaking a Vicious Cycle That Undermines Student Success

Anxiety and problems with attention and memory can often cause a downward spiral in students’ productivity. Here is a four-point plan to get them back on track.
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