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What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 22:16
Ideas on how to guide students to the knowledge and experience they need to act responsibly online.

More Talking in Math Class, Please

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 16:08
Talking about math helps elementary students deepen their understanding. Use these three tips to get the conversation started.

Are You at Risk for Secondary Traumatic Stress?

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 18:55
Teaching and caring for others—especially kids in trauma—can be difficult. Here are six strategies to help you take care of yourself.

The Benefits of Reading for Pleasure

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 15:55
Reading for fun has numerous lifelong benefits, and we have ideas for how you can promote this habit among your students.

The Power of Being Seen

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 18:13
How well do you know your students? In a Nevada school, a simple strategy pushes teachers to look beyond the lessons.

Circling Up for Community Building

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 15:09
Restorative practices are used as an alternative to punishment, but these group circles also work to foster a sense of community.

Inquiry and the Research Process

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 18:06
Tips for ensuring that your students’ research fosters genuine inquiry.

Supporting Students With Interrupted Educations

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 15:05
Four strategies for helping students who have missed portions of their schooling—and examples of how teachers are using these strategies.

The Importance of Academic Courage

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 20:58
Courage exists in math as much as in mountain climbing, and students can develop the courage to tackle academic and life challenges.

5 PBL Pitfalls to Avoid

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 14:57
Project-based learning is powerful but complex, so we have solutions to some common problems teachers may encounter.

6 Reasons to Try a Single-Point Rubric

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 17:48
A format that provides students with personalized feedback and works to keep them from focusing solely on their grade.

Using Design Principles to Build a Culture of Innovation

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 14:47
With two design thinking practices, you can make small, iterative changes to foster a creative culture in your school or classroom.

Quick Classroom Exercises to Combat Stress

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 17:38
These brain breaks and focused-attention practices can help students cope with stress and trauma and focus on their learning.

Teaching the College Essay

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 14:38
Your students can write argumentative essays, but they need additional guidance to produce standout personal narratives.

Using Find and Replace as a Writing Tool

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 20:20
This simple tool can highlight word and punctuation choices to help developing writers examine the mechanics of their writing.

A 7th Grade Teacher’s Shift to Flexible Seating

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 14:18
In her continuing efforts to improve her teaching, a middle school teacher moved from reworking the curriculum to updating her room.

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.