Give your students a chance to follow their own interests with projects that meet state standards.
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A new study shows that the popular edtech devices can improve fact retention but hinder deeper understanding.
Keep your high school math students engaged with these techniques.
A team of researchers created and tested four social studies units that improved achievement among students in high-poverty schools. See how they did it—and download their curriculum.
Researchers in Michigan show that project-based learning in high-poverty communities can produce statistically significant gains in social studies and informational reading.
Teach students how to listen and ask good questions with these exercises designed to scaffold deep, meaningful collaboration.
Immerse yourself in these books to renew yourself for the coming school year.
Steps you can take to foster greater productivity, order, and calm for these learners.
How one teacher uses project-based learning to empower her students to see themselves as agents of change in society.
What interests your students? Ask them, and then incorporate it into your curriculum. These tips will get you started.
Eight ways you can share lessons or other great ideas with fellow teachers everywhere.
Eight tips on incorporating relaxation and intentional planning for the year ahead into your summer so you can return to school refreshed.
K–12 students design and build 10-foot-tall puppets for a production of The BFG, and learn collaboration, engineering, and design thinking in the process.
Using community mentors and project-based learning, this rural high school is opening up opportunities for its students.
In Grand Rapids, Michigan, an award-winning school has been the catalyst for a district turnaround after a 20-year decline.
A struggling district expands the concept of the school campus—using a museum, a zoo, and the city to teach its students.
Five tools for reading, writing, and time management that can help all students—not just those with learning disabilities.
Two videos provide a glimpse into the learning and personal growth opportunities of designing and building.
Incorporating music into almost any class can be a great way to teach content—and it doesn’t take special training or expensive resources.
A school in Louisiana got a start on developing a standards-aligned, arts-integrated curriculum by building a puppet theater.
More than 30 exercises to keep your students engaged and learning.
Two educators present ideas for transforming our classrooms to meet the challenges of the future in this excerpt from their new book.
Humans naturally try to get by with minimal work. Here are a few simple ways to push your students to think harder.
Using great writing as a model doesn’t come naturally to students—it’s a skill that needs to be taught.
An American educator reports on how the South American nation is using PBL.
Check out a variety of ways schools might use drones as a teaching tool.
Using project-based learning in science, technology, engineering, art, and math classes is a way to solve problems in real-world contexts.
Year mapping allows students to see what they’ve learned in your class, and it’s a great resource for your incoming class.
Ten ways to help children cope with tough transitions in school—whether you’re their teacher or their parent.
Tap students’ leadership potential to help them form strong bonds with each other and with their school.
Will students pass up academic help based on how their friends feel? A new study suggests they will.
Money is available to help fund teachers’ professional trips. Here are some resources to help you find and apply for grants and fellowships.
Crafting strong arguments requires students to truly grapple with evidence that doesn’t fit with their ideas.
In a rapidly diversifying district with a largely white teaching force, how do you foster mutual trust and understanding? Send teachers to school.
For teachers looking to incorporate Memorial Day into lessons, here are some of the best resources from around the internet.
The ability to think critically will benefit students throughout their lives. Here are a few tips on how to get started teaching it.
Open educational resources are free digital materials you can use with your students. Here are some ways to find them.
Giving students a dedicated spot in the classroom to collect themselves helps them learn to manage their emotions—a valuable life skill.
See how one teacher encourages his school to join together and enjoy a spring day with poetry.
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