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Journaling the Old-School Way

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:54
In a class where every student has a laptop, there’s still an argument to be made for keeping a pen-and-paper journal.

6 Strategies for Promoting Student Autonomy

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:45
These techniques foster independence and show students how to help themselves—and their peers—understand and complete tasks.

Using the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:33
Project-based learning with these guidelines from the United Nations gives students a local and global focus for their work.

5 Principles of Outstanding Classroom Management

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 15:32
When we asked our community for their best classroom management practices, over 700 ideas rolled in.

3 Tools for Creating Digital Portfolios

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 00:29
Digital portfolios aren’t just a way to archive work—they’re also an excellent vehicle for students to reflect on their growth and learning.

Resources for Responding to Trauma and Tragedy

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 21:29
Guidance for supporting students who have experienced trauma or grief and for coping with violence and disasters.

Ditching the Math Textbook

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 20:58
Using music and seeking out math in the real world are two options to pursue when you set aside your textbook.

3 Assumptions Teachers Should Avoid

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 20:58
Some assumptions can negatively impact your teaching practice. We have a few tips to combat three common ones.

3 Fun Strategies for Note Taking

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 20:47
Note taking can be active, collaborative, and tailored to each student’s pace—and you can skip the lecture.

Calling All Learners and Teachers for Hour of Code 2017

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 20:47
An hour of coding is a fun beginner’s experiment for teachers or parents to do with kids—these resources make it easy as well.

Rekindling Excitement for Familiar Classes

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 23:41
When the author was assigned a new course, it changed his approach to the old ones as well. He has three takeaways for any teacher.

Creating an Inclusive Classroom

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:35
Being open to talking about race helps foster safety and unity in a multicultural classroom. Here are nine tips to help you prepare.

A Weekly Morale Boost for Teachers

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 20:27
Sending out bumps—emails with compliments shared among staff—is a simple way to spread positivity and increase teacher efficacy.

The Cornerstone of Social and Emotional Learning

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 17:27
You can monitor your school’s SEL progress using these 10 guidelines.

3 Literacy Practices That Work

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 23:13
A literacy researcher shares three practices that are proven to be effective for early elementary learners.

Teaching Kids to Argue—Respectfully

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 20:13
Tools and resources for teaching controversial topics and building students’ argumentation skills.

Getting Started With Project-Based Learning (Hint: Don’t Go Crazy)

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 19:34
A handful of tips to help teachers ease into PBL without getting overwhelmed.

A Community of Passionate Readers

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 13:33
Get elementary students more excited about reading with these easy-to-implement community literacy projects.

What Can We Do About Teacher Turnover?

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 19:26
Roughly 16 percent of teachers in the U.S. change jobs or leave the profession annually. Here are three ideas for reducing that number.

Keeping Learning Real, Relevant, and Relatable

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 13:25
Reading and writing exercises teachers can use to tap students’ interests and experiences in a variety of classes.