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.
Clara Galan, Edutopia's social media marketing specialist and a former teacher, looks at managing time, that most precious of commodities, through the lens of a pirate's spyglass.
Beth Holland of EdTech Teacher presents five practical steps for the first five days of the school year in an iPad-enabled classroom.
Resilience and Grit
Science evangelist and Edutopia blogger Ainissa Ramirez suggests that we make friends with failure in the academic world - because for scientists, failure is just another word for data.
Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller makes a strong case for why a sense of play and an embrace of failure are both integral parts of the learning process.
How will the Common Core shift English-language arts and reading in elementary schools? Blogger Matt Davis rounds up the best resources to help parents and educators understand and implement Common Core ELA in elementary school.
Jeanine Harmon, Director of Community Outreach and Service Learning at Park Day School, describes a middle school community action program driven by the principles of design thinking.
Blogger and veteran teacher Lisa Mims reminds us that we only get one 'first day of school' (even we've already been there 28 times!) and offers seven tips for making a good impression on our students.