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  • School Leadership

    7 Ways to Make Teaching a More Sustainable Profession

    Tips for school leaders seeking to foster an environment?that supports, engages, and motivates teachers.
    Katy Farber
  • Literacy

    Tapping Students’ Interests to Develop Literary Analysis Skills

    Passion blogging is a low-stakes chance for?students to analyze texts of their choosing before they move?on to?complex literary texts.
    Allison Berryhill
  • Literacy

    3 Alternatives to Reading Logs

    Teacher-tested ideas to keep reading homework from feeling like a chore.
  • STEM

    Connecting Math and Science to Reading and Writing

    Educators in K-12 classrooms are exploring unique ways to bridge the gap between math, science, and literacy.

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  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Building Emotional Literacy in Preschoolers

    By giving young students the tools to self-regulate, this preschool in New Orleans boosts their readiness to learn.
  • Student Engagement

    How to Keep Your Elementary Students Focused

    5 research-backed tips to keep your elementary students?on-task.
  • The Research Is In

    Why Recess Should Never Be Withheld as Punishment

    Experts argue that recess is necessary for a child's social and academic development, and skipping it as punishment for misbehavior or to accommodate more seat time?is a serious mistake.
  • Inquiry-Based Learning

    Putting Students in Charge of Their Learning Journey

    By leaving space in their lessons for authentic curiosity to take hold, teachers can enable deeper learning.
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  • Assessment

    Tools for Creating Digital Student Portfolios

    Portfolios are a good way for high school students to see and share their learning growth over time, and digital tools make it easy to set them up.
  • Assessment

    Get Creative With Lab Report Alternatives

    Students need to learn to write a formal lab report, but there’s room in science classes for them to show their learning in other ways as well.
  • Assessment

    Helping Students Track Their Learning

    A strategy that uses Google Forms and Sheets can guide students to accurately assess what they learn in the course of a unit.
  • Assessment

    Bringing Student Choice to Assessment in Science Classes

    What happens when students can opt to skip tests and instead?give oral presentations or create art to show what they know?