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Setting Up Effective Group Work

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 01:35
Truly collaborative group work is complex and messy, so we have a few tips and tools to get students working interdependently.

Framing Difficult Feedback for Parents

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 22:34
A strategy teachers can use to turn parents into partners when discussing difficult situations involving their kids.

Extending the Silence

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 22:17
Giving students several seconds to think after asking a question—and up to two minutes for some questions—improves their learning.

Socratic Seminars in World Language Classes

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:13
Six tips for using the powerful discussion model with students who are still acquiring the target language.

Finding the Beauty of Math Outside of Class

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 19:07
Math trails help students explore, discover, enjoy, and celebrate math concepts and problems in real-world contexts.

Encoding Literacy in Computer Science

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 16:05
An instructional coach shares how she and a fellow teacher embedded literacy lessons in his computer science class.

Aiding Reading Comprehension With Post-Its

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 15:41
A simple, low-stress strategy that helps students engage with, understand, and remember what they read.

Will Letter Grades Survive?

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 03:14
A century-old pillar of the school system is under fire as schools look to modernize student assessment.

Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation in Students

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 15:06
Enabling students to experience accomplishments and improvement builds their feeling of competence—a powerful intrinsic motivator.

Creating a Dysgraphia-Friendly Classroom

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 14:57
Six ways to support students with dysgraphia—a learning difference that affects a person’s ability to produce written work.

Using Digital Tools in the Music Classroom

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 14:49
Apps and tools are changing the way students learn to play an instrument, but they still have to practice, practice, practice.