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  • Collaborative Learning

    Education Buzzwords Defined: What Is Group Work?

    There are many misconceptions about group work in the classroom, but with clear expectations and defined roles, it can be a powerful way to engage students in collaborative learning.
  • Finishing Class Strong with Optimistic Closures
    Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    Finishing Class Strong With Optimistic Closures

    The best closing activities use social and emotional practices to reinforce the day’s lessons, so students leave feeling confident—and competent—on their learning journey.
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  • Teaching Writing Through Landscape Paintings
    Arts Integration

    Teaching Writing Through Landscape Paintings

    When students focus on what they can see, hear, touch, taste, and smell in a work of art, their imaginations—and their essay-writing skills—take flight.
    544
  • Learning Environments

    The Sensory Room: Helping Students With Autism Focus and Learn

    Imagine a safe space where students with autism can go to calm their bodies and then get back to the business of learning.
    1M
  • Understanding and Supporting Your Student with ODD
    Classroom Management

    Understanding and Supporting Your Student With ODD

    The behaviors associated with oppositional defiant disorder can be challenging in the classroom, but there are strategies to help build relationships and make way for learning.
    3.4k
  • The Research Is In

    The Importance of Recess

    Recess is often sacrificed to make room for more academics. The research says that’s a big mistake.
    203.7k
  • How to Teach Students to Manage Their Own Conflicts
    Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    How to Teach Students to Manage Their Own Conflicts

    Rather than settling disagreements and conflicts for students, aiding them in resolving their own problems can bolster a foundation of crucial conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
    1.8k
  • Mental Health

    Making Students Feel Safe

    A trauma-informed approach ensures that students feel safe, supported, and nurtured—to improve their chances of academic success. 
    129.1k
  • Which Reading Strategies to Try, and Which to Ditch
    Literacy

    Which Reading Strategies to Try, and Which to Ditch

    Research shows that some popular activities for reading instruction don’t actually result in more fluent readers—so we rounded up the most classroom-worthy ones.
    3.2k
  • Education Buzzwords Defined: What are Flexible Classrooms?
    Flexible Classrooms

    Education Buzzwords Defined: What Are Flexible Classrooms?

    It’s not just about moving desks and chairs around—a flexible learning space makes room for more student voice and choice.
    1.9k

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