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Coding Across the Curriculum

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:08
With these apps and games, you can work coding lessons into any subject and any grade from early elementary through 12th.

Easing the Shift From Elementary to Middle School

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:06
A few ways teachers can help new middle schoolers—and their families—cope with this big change.

A Troubling Side Effect of Praise

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:59
Young students who are praised for being smart are more likely to cheat, a new study finds.

Building a Thinking Classroom in Math

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:54
Over more than a decade, the author has developed a 14-point plan for encouraging students to engage deeply with math content.

Building Resilience, Preventing Burnout

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:54
Whether you’re a new teacher or a veteran, try these tips for taking care of yourself and staying energized throughout the school year.

The Power of Admitting What We Don’t Know

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:52
When you’re teaching a new subject or age group, use these six tips to tackle what you don’t know—and leverage what you do.

Coaching the Veteran Teacher

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:37
Guiding teachers who have years of experience takes sensitivity and a willingness to learn from them at the same time.

Trauma-Infused Practices Benefit All Students

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:36
These practices can help kids build coping skills and self-efficacy—which are helpful whether they’ve experienced trauma or not.

Building a Sense of Community—With Math

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:13
MathMobs are friendly competitions that tap into students’ motivation to play to engage them in math.

Gamifying Your World Language Classes

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:13
Online quiz programs weren’t designed for world language classes, so we have five tips for keeping students focused on the target language.

What Do Parents Want From Schools?

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:13
Key takeaways from four recent polls that asked parents and guardians for their thoughts on education.

Turning Your Students Into Web Detectives

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 16:05
Five vetted resources students can use to separate truth from fiction online.

Why I Don’t Have Classroom Rules

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 21:53
A high school teacher tries a classroom management experiment thinking it will fail. Years later, he’s still at it.

Suspensions Don’t Teach

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 15:51
Restorative practices—an alternative to punitive justice—keep kids in school, where they can learn how their behavior affects others.

Promoting Empathy in Middle School

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 18:39
Diverse teams of students build a stronger school culture by working together on service projects to address community needs.

Creating Buy-In for SEL at Your School

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 15:36
Seven suggestions for getting others at your school on board with social and emotional learning.

Funding Your Flexible Classroom

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 00:32
Finding grants is hit or miss, so many teachers are using these techniques to raise money through crowdfunding.

Creativity on the Run: Apps that Support the Creative Process

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 18:29
Flashes of creative thought can be difficult for students to capture, so we rounded up a few apps that can help.

Alternatives to the 5 Paragraph Essay

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 15:28
While the standard essay format is a useful scaffold, it’s important to teach students other, more authentic kinds of writing as well.

Building Students’ Resilience on the Bus

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 21:03
Six strategies bus drivers can use to support students’ emotional self-regulation.