Eighth graders at the author’s school taught themselves psychology by writing their own primer on the topic.
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At these three high schools, getting every student into college is an equity issue.
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A seasoned educator shares four ideas for supporting students who have suffered emotional trauma.
Two vocabulary exercises that get students to make connections between words and explain their thinking.
Tips for creating a more student-centered and collaborative classroom.
Create a literacy-rich environment by putting a lot of books in front of your students.
Three exercises to get students writing with vivid detail—a key step to developing a distinctive style of their own.
Transform your math instruction with three strategies you can start using today.
After decades of decline, civics education may be staging a comeback as teachers help their students make sense of a heated political climate.
Students crafting cardboard suits of armor work on literacy, math, and collaboration skills.
Autism can be confused with misbehavior. Here are three autism behaviors to look out for and tips on how to respond to them.
These 10 free or low-cost apps turn learning math into a game.
Why encouraging students to get everything right is the wrong direction.
Mobile greenhouses, art studios, and makerspaces are traveling to underserved kids across the nation—salvaging vulnerable school programs and leveling the playing field to access.
Use storytelling and playacting to draw early elementary students into the study of history.
Techniques for meeting the needs of students with diverse abilities and interests.
Cultivate an indoor farm with inspiration from the Green Bronx Machine.
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A lawyer breaks down the jargon around the recent Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District ruling and shows how it benefits students.
Simple ways to recognize and appreciate the work we do every day.
A middle school teacher gives you a peek inside her classroom. Look for ideas on how you can begin to transform your own room.
A neurologist shares ideas for beating stress before and during test time.
Educators take on the role of guides and motivate students to direct their own learning.
See how students apply their literacy skills to explore science problems outside classroom walls.
When you empower students to be classroom experts, they learn to become resources for each other.
Watch the magic that happens when educators observe each other teaching and then reflect together.
Watch students take charge of their project-based learning, by creating their own learning goals and identifying resources beyond their teacher.
Watch kids become master problem solvers and collaborators by designing, building, and iterating on prototypes.
Resources for connecting project-based learning to Earth Day—for students of all ages.
Imagine a safe space where students with autism can go to calm their bodies, and then get back to the business of learning.
Tips on giving your students a choice about where and on what to sit—including ideas about seating charts and classroom management.
An excerpt from an Aspen Institute report highlighting the close connection between social and emotional skills and college- and career-ready standards.
Tips for both parents and teachers to improve collaboration around creating individualized education programs.
State and federal officials talk about school choice, but what exactly is it? We define some key terms.
These students work while standing, kneeling—some of them even sit in chairs.
Tips for finding the right school for you and for nailing that job interview.
Six brain-based strategies to help kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder build confidence, engagement, and focus.
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