Resources

SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING

Paper Tweets Build SEL Skills

An offline version of Twitter helps with both social and emotional learning and formative assessment

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How to Reduce ADHD School Issues

ADHD symptoms can affect a child’s learning. Learn more about school issues and ways to help your child cope, so they reach their full academic potential.

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Ed Trust is proud to offer school leaders and educators our new Assignment Analysis Guide. The guide is the newest resource in Ed Trust’s 

Equity In Motion  our series that examines middle school classroom assignments to determine how well our nation’s schools are implementing college- and career-ready standards.

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Improving Academics: Why School Climate Matters

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Beyond the Weekly Word ListDifferentiating spelling instruction using evidence-based approaches helps students develop a skill that is vital to their reading ability.

By Renee Llanes

June 25, 2018

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Unique Pair, Small Group Teaching Strategies

By: Jordan Catapano

 

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FLIPPED CLASSROOM

Making Your Flipped Classroom More Human

A former high school biology teacher shares what he learned from his mistakes in flipping his classroom instruction.

By Michael Ralph

June 8, 2018

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READERS WEIGH IN

6 PD Reads You Shouldn’t Miss

We asked about the professional development books you’d recommend to your teacher friends. Here are the six that stood out.

By Stephen Merrill

July 11, 2017

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A3: student talk is definitely a useful strategy. How many times have you figured something out only after speaking the problem out loud? Spoken word engages a whole new area of the brain and often opens the door to a solution! #CultureEd

9:23 PM – 24 Jul 2018

Education policymakers are missing the mark – not schools: expert

By Sarah Duggan 
Published July 23, 2018

Education policymakers have their heads fixed in the wrong direction, forcing teachers to take their “eyes off the ball” when it comes to preparing students for the future, a new report has argued.

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3 Important Factors in Asking Better Questions

July 29, 2018 by George

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The Misunderstood Middle Schooler

To address the rampant behavior problems in middle school, we need to better understand teens’ moral development.

BY VICKI ZAKRZEWSKI | OCTOBER 16, 2012

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Classroom Management:
Ten Teacher-Tested Tips

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How Giving Students Feedback Through Video Instead of Text Can Foster Better Understanding

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Classroom Management to Discover Student Strengths

By: Janelle Cox

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Positive Reinforcement Via Technology in the Classroom

By: Jacqui Murray

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Resilience

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The Inheritance of Black Poverty: It’s all About the Men

Scott WinshipRichard V. Reeves, and Katherine Guyot

Thursday, March 22, 2018

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HOW TO CUSTOMIZE LEARNING WITH INDIVIDUAL ROTATION

March 6, 2018 | by Jenny White

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3 WAYS TO DO A FLEX MODEL

April 24, 2018 | by Jenny White

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Starting Small With PBL

A middle school chemistry teacher has three tips for teachers who find project-based learning daunting.

By Lesley Bright

June 5, 2018

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5 Tips for Kindergarten Pacing

Keeping a kindergarten class on track can be challenging for new teachers, so a veteran shares strategies he’s developed.

By Thomas Dittl

June 22, 2018

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The Benefits of Deeper Learning: Retention, Transfer and Motivation

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Explicit Teaching: An Underused Lesson Structure That Delivers Results

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Throwing Our Own Ideas Under the Bus

BY ROSS COOPER

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Flexible Classrooms: Research Is Scarce, But Promising

An ambitious study of 153 classrooms in the United Kingdom provides the best evidence that flexible spaces can boost academic performance.

By Stephen Merrill

June 14, 2018

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3 Literacy Practices That Work

A literacy researcher shares three practices that are proven to be effective for early elementary learners.

By Nell K. Duke

November 6, 2017

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What if school could be better for students- and adults?

Posted on July 6, 2018by Katie Martin

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Is your district on track with these classroom tech trends?

BY LAURA ASCIONE

June 29th, 2018

A new survey outlines some of the top tech trends in schools and districts

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How Education Technology Can Transform Learning for the Better

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How Your Brain Reacts To Change

What drives our behavior during moments of change and how best to handle it.

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The Power of Being Seen

How well do you know your students? In a Nevada school, a simple strategy pushes teachers to look beyond the lessons.

By Holly Korbey

October 27, 2017

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Strategies to Help Your Students Feel Heard

One way to cultivate a classroom culture in which students feel valued and respected is to focus on listening to them.

By Beth Pandolpho

July 12, 2018

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How Arts Education Teaches Kids to Learn From Failure

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Elementary Principals Worry More About Student Well-Being Than a Decade Ago

By Denisa R. Superville on July 27, 2018 5:07 PM

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Important Questions to Ask Your Students

Discovering your students’ answers to these questions can help you create positive conditions for learning.

By Maurice J. Elias

July 30, 2018

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New Study Shows the Impact of PBL on Student Achievement

Researchers in Michigan show that project-based learning in high-poverty communities can produce statistically significant gains in social studies and informational reading.

By Nell K. DukeAnne-Lise Halvorsen

June 20, 2017

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MY VISION FOR THE FUTURE OF STEM EDUCATION

BY MATTHEW LYNCH

MAY 25, 2018

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Literacy & Learning Centers for the Big Kids

BY MIDDLEWEB · 07/30/2018

By Katherine McKnight

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Morning Meetings in Middle and High School

Can we bring the advantages of an elementary school strategy for building a classroom community to the higher grades?

By Laura Thomas

May 23, 2018

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Why Emotions Are Integral to Learning: An Excerpt From Mary Helen Immordino-Yang’s New Book

Mary Helen Immordino-Yang • May 04, 2015

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Kids Need Play and Recess. Their Mental Health May Depend on It.

By Peter DeWitt on August 1, 2018 9:00 AM

 

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WILL GAMIFICATION BE THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION?

BY MATTHEW LYNCH

DECEMBER 22, 2016

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Getting Started With Person-First Language

Focusing on who students are as individuals—instead of on learning differences or other descriptors—starts with empathy.

By Michelle FoleyCristina Santamaria Graff

July 20, 2018

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Parenting guide: Reading and playing with children is pivotal to early development

Ida Harris, ContributorPublished 3:33 p.m. ET June 22, 2018 | Updated 3:35 p.m. ET June 22, 2018

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Making Connections: 50 Teenagers Suggest Creative Ways to Link Classic Texts to the World Today

By Katherine Schulten

Feb. 22, 2018

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Responsive Vs. Reactive Parenting: It Makes All the Difference

By Claire Lerner, L.C.S.W.-C
Family LifeRaising Kids

 

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Janus will make teachers unions stronger, not weaker

By Van Schoales

August 03, 2018

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How Flexible Learning Spaces Support Student Learning

Published on April 11, 2017

Anne Shaw

 

Founder and Director, 21st Century Schools and Paradigm Shift Edu

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Taking Teacher Coaching To Scale

Can Personalized Training Become Standard Practice?


By Matthew A. Kraft and David Blazar 

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The Limitations of Paper: How Actively Learn Enables New Teaching Opportunities for Literacy

Dr. Natalie Saaris

March 29, 2016

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How to Ask Great Questions in Actively Learn

Dr. Natalie Saaris

June 13, 2016

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How to Scaffold Texts for Struggling Readers in Actively Learn

 

Dr. Natalie Saaris

May 16, 2016

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Organize, Evaluate, and Share: How to Improve Student Research with Actively Learn

Dr. Natalie Saaris

May 24, 2016

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Curriculum and education policy

 

Ashley Berner

August 02, 2018

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The endangered, reform-oriented district chief

Dale Chu

August 03, 2018

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What sort of schools have the best access to teachers?

06 August 2018

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Stop Boring Nonfiction Writing. Save the World.

BY MIDDLEWEB · 08/07/2018

or Why Writing Interesting Nonfiction Text is Critical for Our Students and How to Help Them Get There!

By Angie Miller

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Neuroscience Sheds New Light on Creativity

What neuroscience reveals about how to come up with new ideas.

By Gregory Berns

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June 19, 2018
Linda Darling-Hammond Connects Science of Learning with PBL

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The Challenges of Raising Boys

June 1, 2017  by Dr. Tali Shenfield

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The testing tragedy

Marc Tucker

July 26, 2018

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The How and Why of Trauma-Informed Teaching

In an extraordinary Twitter chat, educators discuss building trauma-informed social and emotional learning environments.

By Alex Shevrin

August 3, 2018

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Writing to Heal

Students with trauma in their lives may find that guided memoir writing helps them process and grow from their experiences.

By Amy Purevsuren

July 30, 2018

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Connections Go a Long Way for Students With Trauma

Initiating short personal interactions may help students cope with adverse childhood experiences.

By Lori Desautels

July 18, 2018

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Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten? Are You? Tips From a Teacher.

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A Classroom Where Everyone Feels Welcome

Six strategies for building the strong relationships with students that are the heart of a culturally inclusive classroom community.

By Janice Wyatt-Ross

June 28, 2018

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Navigating Asian and American Identities

Eight books with Asian Pacific American protagonists can help foster rich dialogues in our diverse elementary schools.

By Kevin Wong

June 18, 2018

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Educators are finding ways to tell a richer history of America

—responding to the demands of an increasingly diverse student body.

By Holly Korbey

May 23, 2018

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How Educators Can Become More Resilient This School Year

A new book offers practical tips to help teachers overcome challenges and stress.

BY AMY L. EVA | AUGUST 24, 2018

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What Is the Social Brain?

The research is in: Learning is a social endeavor.

July 25, 2018

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Word of Wisdom

Education policymakers are missing the mark – not schools: expert

By Sarah Duggan 
Published July 23, 2018

Education policymakers have their heads fixed in the wrong direction, forcing teachers to take their “eyes off the ball” when it comes to preparing students for the future, a new report has argued.

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BACK TO SCHOOL

Relationships Matter More Than Rules

Community building in the classroom starts on day one. Try these strategies to begin forging strong relationships.

By Rebecca Alber

August 16, 2017

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Education policymakers are missing the mark – not schools: expert

By Sarah Duggan 
Published July 23, 2018

Education policymakers have their heads fixed in the wrong direction, forcing teachers to take their “eyes off the ball” when it comes to preparing students for the future, a new report has argued.

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How Podcasts Can Improve Literacy in the Classroom

Boost confidence and focus with these free, accessible, and fresh texts.

April 17, 2018

Michael Godsey

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The Power of Summer Reflection

Taking stock of past successes and challenges can boost your resilience for the upcoming school year.

By Elena Aguilar

July 5, 2018

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19 Big and Small CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

19 Big and Small Classroom Management Strategies

By Todd Finley

April 5, 2016         Updated June 6, 2017

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Why Discipline Should Be Aligned With A School’s Learning Philosophy

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Khan Academy Launches Education App for Pre-K, Kindergarten Crowd

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Reducing the ‘Toxic Stress’ of Starting High School


By Hae Yeon Lee and David Yeager 07/25/2018

17 Ways to Help Students With ADHD Concentrate

Teacher-tested ideas to help students quietly fidget.

By Youki Terada

August 17, 2015         Updated June 28, 2018

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7 Real-World Math Strategies

We asked our audience how they’re using the real world to teach math and compiled their most intriguing responses.

By Emelina Minero

June 13, 2018

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2 Evidence-Based Learning Strategies

Spaced and retrieval practice help students retain content and give them a sense of what they know—and what they don’t.

By Blake Harvard

January 23, 2018

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When education reforms flounder, where should leaders look next?

By: Thomas Arnett

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Developing Your Classroom Presence

Simple strategies for developing the strong relationships with students that encourage them to take risks and increase their learning.

By Sol Henik

June 19, 2018

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Boosting Student Engagement Through Project-Based Learning

A researcher-practitioner partnership in San Francisco shows promising results for middle school science students.

By Youki Terada

June 12, 2018

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Flexible Classrooms: Research Is Scarce, But Promising

An ambitious study of 153 classrooms in the United Kingdom provides the best evidence that flexible spaces can boost academic performance.

By Stephen Merrill

June 14, 2018

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Group Work That Really Works

A group essay writing activity pushes every student to contribute—and it can lead to real growth in writing ability.

By Jori Krulder

July 6, 2018

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To Understand Your Students, Use ‘Compassionate Curiosity’

—Getty

By Kyle Redford

July 3, 2018

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Why creative thinking might be our strongest asset

BY MICHAEL COHEN

June 11th, 2018

How can we develop a more creative approach to problem-solving?

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Parents: let your kids fail. You’ll be doing them a favor

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Teachers Create what they Experience | Katie Martin | TEDxElCajonSalon

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What if school could be better for students- and adults?

Posted on July 6, 2018by Katie Martin

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How an energy company retains the knowledge of its senior experts and passes it to new employees

Instant
expertise

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The World Economic Forum

The Future of Jobs – Skills Stability

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This year’s kindergarten students will face a different world when they graduate

By Michael Anderson

27 January 2018 — 10:50am

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Mary Helen Immordino-Yang: Neuroscience and Education

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What if school could be better for students- and adults?

Posted on July 6, 2018by Katie Martin

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The Power of Being Seen

How well do you know your students? In a Nevada school, a simple strategy pushes teachers to look beyond the lessons.

By Holly Korbey

October 27, 2017

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Important Questions to Ask Your Students

Discovering your students’ answers to these questions can help you create positive conditions for learning.

By Maurice J. Elias

July 30, 2018

Article Here

Strategies to Help Your Students Feel Heard

One way to cultivate a classroom culture in which students feel valued and respected is to focus on listening to them.

By Beth Pandolpho

July 12, 2018

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How Arts Education Teaches Kids to Learn From Failure

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Elementary Principals Worry More About Student Well-Being Than a Decade Ago

By Denisa R. Superville on July 27, 2018 5:07 PM

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Literacy & Learning Centers for the Big Kids

BY MIDDLEWEB · 07/30/2018

By Katherine McKnight

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New Study Shows the Impact of PBL on Student Achievement

Researchers in Michigan show that project-based learning in high-poverty communities can produce statistically significant gains in social studies and informational reading.

By Nell K. DukeAnne-Lise Halvorsen

June 20, 2017

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MY VISION FOR THE FUTURE OF STEM EDUCATION

BY MATTHEW LYNCH

MAY 25, 2018

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Why Emotions Are Integral to Learning: An Excerpt From Mary Helen Immordino-Yang’s New Book

Mary Helen Immordino-Yang • May 04, 2015

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Morning Meetings in Middle and High School

Can we bring the advantages of an elementary school strategy for building a classroom community to the higher grades?

By Laura Thomas

May 23, 2018

Article Here

Getting Started With Person-First Language

Focusing on who students are as individuals—instead of on learning differences or other descriptors—starts with empathy.

By Michelle FoleyCristina Santamaria Graff

July 20, 2018

Article Here

Kids Need Play and Recess. Their Mental Health May Depend on It.

By Peter DeWitt on August 1, 2018 9:00 AM

 

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WILL GAMIFICATION BE THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION?

BY MATTHEW LYNCH

DECEMBER 22, 2016

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Making Connections: 50 Teenagers Suggest Creative Ways to Link Classic Texts to the World Today

By Katherine Schulten

Feb. 22, 2018

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Parenting guide: Reading and playing with children is pivotal to early development

Ida Harris, ContributorPublished 3:33 p.m. ET June 22, 2018 | Updated 3:35 p.m. ET June 22, 2018

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Responsive Vs. Reactive Parenting: It Makes All the Difference

By Claire Lerner, L.C.S.W.-C
Family LifeRaising Kids

 

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Janus will make teachers unions stronger, not weaker

By Van Schoales

August 03, 2018

Article Here

How Flexible Learning Spaces Support Student Learning

Published on April 11, 2017

Anne Shaw

 

Founder and Director, 21st Century Schools and Paradigm Shift Edu

Article Here

Taking Teacher Coaching To Scale

Can Personalized Training Become Standard Practice?


By Matthew A. Kraft and David Blazar 

Article Here

The Limitations of Paper: How Actively Learn Enables New Teaching Opportunities for Literacy

Dr. Natalie Saaris

March 29, 2016

Article Here 

How to Ask Great Questions in Actively Learn

Dr. Natalie Saaris

June 13, 2016

Article Here

How to Scaffold Texts for Struggling Readers in Actively Learn

 

Dr. Natalie Saaris

May 16, 2016

Article Here

Organize, Evaluate, and Share: How to Improve Student Research with Actively Learn

Dr. Natalie Saaris

May 24, 2016

Article Here

Curriculum and education policy

 

Ashley Berner

August 02, 2018

Article Here

The endangered, reform-oriented district chief

Dale Chu

August 03, 2018

Article Here

What sort of schools have the best access to teachers?

06 August 2018

Article Here

Stop Boring Nonfiction Writing. Save the World.

BY MIDDLEWEB · 08/07/2018

or Why Writing Interesting Nonfiction Text is Critical for Our Students and How to Help Them Get There!

By Angie Miller

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Neuroscience Sheds New Light on Creativity

What neuroscience reveals about how to come up with new ideas.

By Gregory Berns

Article Here

June 19, 2018
Linda Darling-Hammond Connects Science of Learning with PBL

Article Here

The Challenges of Raising Boys

June 1, 2017  by Dr. Tali Shenfield

Article Here

The testing tragedy

Marc Tucker

July 26, 2018

Article Here

The How and Why of Trauma-Informed Teaching

In an extraordinary Twitter chat, educators discuss building trauma-informed social and emotional learning environments.

By Alex Shevrin

August 3, 2018

Article Here

Writing to Heal

Students with trauma in their lives may find that guided memoir writing helps them process and grow from their experiences.

By Amy Purevsuren

July 30, 2018

Article Here

Connections Go a Long Way for Students With Trauma

Initiating short personal interactions may help students cope with adverse childhood experiences.

By Lori Desautels

July 18, 2018

Article Here 

0:14 / 2:18

Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten? Are You? Tips From a Teacher.

Article Here

A Classroom Where Everyone Feels Welcome

Six strategies for building the strong relationships with students that are the heart of a culturally inclusive classroom community.

By Janice Wyatt-Ross

June 28, 2018

Article Here

Navigating Asian and American Identities

Eight books with Asian Pacific American protagonists can help foster rich dialogues in our diverse elementary schools.

By Kevin Wong

June 18, 2018

Article Here

Educators are finding ways to tell a richer history of America

—responding to the demands of an increasingly diverse student body.

By Holly Korbey

May 23, 2018

Article Here

Teaching With Depression

A look at some of the common symptoms teachers report—along with strategies and resources that can help.

By Todd Finley

August 17, 2018

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What Is the Social Brain?

The research is in: Learning is a social endeavor.

July 25, 2018

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Word of Wisdom

Carol Dweck Explains The ‘False’ Growth Mindset That Worries Her

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Robert J. Marzano‏ @robertjmarzano

Effective teaching is not a simple matter of executing specific behaviors & strategies, because effective teaching is grounded in human relationships. If teachers don’t have sound, supportive relationships w/ their students, the effects of their instructional practices are muted.

10:20 PM – 24 Jul 2018

Education policymakers are missing the mark – not schools: expert

By Sarah Duggan 
Published July 23, 2018

Education policymakers have their heads fixed in the wrong direction, forcing teachers to take their “eyes off the ball” when it comes to preparing students for the future, a new report has argued.

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MINDSHIFT

Four Inquiry Qualities At The Heart of Student-Centered Teaching

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Teaching Strategies: The Importance of Empathy

How empathy weighs into teaching 

By: Jordan Catapano

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Classroom Management Strategies for Difficult Students

Promoting Change through Relationships

By: Mary Ellen Beaty-O’Ferrall, Alan Green, Fred Hanna

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The Benefits of a Multiyear Induction Program

A New Jersey school district uses a four-year induction program to support teachers in the difficult early years.

By Kimberly Tew

June 29, 2018

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Building a Metacognitive Classroom

Teaching students about neuroplasticity and the brain’s potential can have a positive effect on their self-perceptions and expectations for success in school.

By Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers

February 21, 2018

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Teach Kids When They’re Ready

A new book for parents on developing their kids’ sense of autonomy has some useful insights for teachers as well.

By William StixrudNed Johnson

February 15, 2018

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Principals Say Coaching, Not Compliance, Is What They Need From Central Office

By Denisa R. Superville on July 10, 2018 12:30 PM

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Project-based Learning: Are You Focused on the Project or the Learning?

Posted on July 14, 2018by Katie Martin

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HOW TO RETHINK DISTRICT ROLES TO SUPPORT BLENDED AND PERSONALIZED LEARNING

June 26, 2018 | by Keara Duggan

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How Empowering Girls to Confront Conflict and Buck Perfection Helps Their Well-Being

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How to boost math skills in the early grades

Early math skills, though critical to academic success, get far less attention than literacy in high-poverty classrooms. One Illinois school district is working to change that.

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Cooper on Curriculum

thoughts from an elementary principal / curriculum nerd

Throwing Our Own Ideas Under the Bus

BY ROSS COOPER

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A Quick Guide to Educational Research for Busy Teachers

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Diving into the unknown, student athlete proves the merits of hard work

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CBS News  July 8, 2018, 9:17 AM

Introverts and the Making of a “Quiet Revolution”.

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The Surprising Benefits of a Quiet Ego                                     

By Scott Barry Kaufman

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‘Looping’ With Students Boosts Learning, Especially for Kids of Color, Study Says

By Brenda Iasevoli on March 29, 2018 4:28 PM

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Throwing Our Own Ideas Under the Bus

BY ROSS COOPER

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The Edge Effect

July 2, 20189:01 PM ET

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Flexible Classrooms: Research Is Scarce, But Promising

An ambitious study of 153 classrooms in the United Kingdom provides the best evidence that flexible spaces can boost academic performance.

By Stephen Merrill

June 14, 2018

Article Here

8 Truths About Teaching Writing to Middle Schoolers

Middle school writers are full of imagination and creativity, and teachers can honor that while teaching writing conventions.

By Ryan Tahmaseb

June 29, 2018

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Integrating SEL, Equity and Trauma Work for Multiplied Success

By Jessica Berlinski     Jul 2, 2018

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Double-Duty Writing Instruction

Writing lessons that foster social and emotional skills at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

By Emily Gallo

July 2, 2018

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What if school could be better for students- and adults?

Posted on July 6, 2018by Katie Martin

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Bringing a Dog to School

A veteran teacher and administrator makes the case for having a therapy dog in elementary school.

By Shari Feeney

June 6, 2018

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Teaching Resilience and the Art of Overcoming Adversity

  • July 4, 2018

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Managing with the Brain in Mind

Neuroscience research is revealing the social nature of the high-performance workplace.

by David Rock

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Mary Helen Immordino-Yang:

Neuroscience and Education

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Posts Related to The “Innovator’s Mindset”

Below is some of the work that I have focused on regarding the idea of the “Innovator’s Mindset”.  

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The Power of Being Seen

How well do you know your students? In a Nevada school, a simple strategy pushes teachers to look beyond the lessons.

By Holly Korbey

October 27, 2017

Article Here

Important Questions to Ask Your Students

Discovering your students’ answers to these questions can help you create positive conditions for learning.

By Maurice J. Elias

July 30, 2018

Article Here

Strategies to Help Your Students Feel Heard

One way to cultivate a classroom culture in which students feel valued and respected is to focus on listening to them.

By Beth Pandolpho

July 12, 2018

Article Here

How Arts Education Teaches Kids to Learn From Failure

Article Here

Elementary Principals Worry More About Student Well-Being Than a Decade Ago

By Denisa R. Superville on July 27, 2018 5:07 PM

Article Here

Literacy & Learning Centers for the Big Kids

BY MIDDLEWEB · 07/30/2018

By Katherine McKnight

Article Here

New Study Shows the Impact of PBL on Student Achievement

Researchers in Michigan show that project-based learning in high-poverty communities can produce statistically significant gains in social studies and informational reading.

By Nell K. DukeAnne-Lise Halvorsen

June 20, 2017

Article Here

MY VISION FOR THE FUTURE OF STEM EDUCATION

BY MATTHEW LYNCH

MAY 25, 2018

Article Here

Why Emotions Are Integral to Learning: An Excerpt From Mary Helen Immordino-Yang’s New Book

Mary Helen Immordino-Yang • May 04, 2015

Article Here

 

Morning Meetings in Middle and High School

Can we bring the advantages of an elementary school strategy for building a classroom community to the higher grades?

By Laura Thomas

May 23, 2018

Article Here

Getting Started With Person-First Language

Focusing on who students are as individuals—instead of on learning differences or other descriptors—starts with empathy.

By Michelle FoleyCristina Santamaria Graff

July 20, 2018

Article Here

Kids Need Play and Recess. Their Mental Health May Depend on It.

By Peter DeWitt on August 1, 2018 9:00 AM

 

Article Here

WILL GAMIFICATION BE THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION?

BY MATTHEW LYNCH

DECEMBER 22, 2016

Article Here

Making Connections: 50 Teenagers Suggest Creative Ways to Link Classic Texts to the World Today

By Katherine Schulten

Feb. 22, 2018

Article Here

Parenting guide: Reading and playing with children is pivotal to early development

Ida Harris, ContributorPublished 3:33 p.m. ET June 22, 2018 | Updated 3:35 p.m. ET June 22, 2018

Article Here

Responsive Vs. Reactive Parenting: It Makes All the Difference

By Claire Lerner, L.C.S.W.-C
Family LifeRaising Kids

 

Article Here

Janus will make teachers unions stronger, not weaker

By Van Schoales

August 03, 2018

Article Here

How Flexible Learning Spaces Support Student Learning

Published on April 11, 2017

Anne Shaw

 

Founder and Director, 21st Century Schools and Paradigm Shift Edu

Article Here

Taking Teacher Coaching To Scale

Can Personalized Training Become Standard Practice?


By Matthew A. Kraft and David Blazar 

Article Here

The Limitations of Paper: How Actively Learn Enables New Teaching Opportunities for Literacy

Dr. Natalie Saaris

March 29, 2016

Article Here 

How to Ask Great Questions in Actively Learn

Dr. Natalie Saaris

June 13, 2016

Article Here

How to Scaffold Texts for Struggling Readers in Actively Learn

 

Dr. Natalie Saaris

May 16, 2016

Article Here

Organize, Evaluate, and Share: How to Improve Student Research with Actively Learn

Dr. Natalie Saaris

May 24, 2016

Article Here

Curriculum and education policy

 

Ashley Berner

August 02, 2018

Article Here

The endangered, reform-oriented district chief

Dale Chu

August 03, 2018

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What sort of schools have the best access to teachers?

06 August 2018

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Stop Boring Nonfiction Writing. Save the World.

BY MIDDLEWEB · 08/07/2018

or Why Writing Interesting Nonfiction Text is Critical for Our Students and How to Help Them Get There!

By Angie Miller

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Neuroscience Sheds New Light on Creativity

What neuroscience reveals about how to come up with new ideas.

By Gregory Berns

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June 19, 2018
Linda Darling-Hammond Connects Science of Learning with PBL

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The Challenges of Raising Boys

June 1, 2017  by Dr. Tali Shenfield

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The testing tragedy

Marc Tucker

July 26, 2018

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The How and Why of Trauma-Informed Teaching

In an extraordinary Twitter chat, educators discuss building trauma-informed social and emotional learning environments.

By Alex Shevrin

August 3, 2018

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Writing to Heal

Students with trauma in their lives may find that guided memoir writing helps them process and grow from their experiences.

By Amy Purevsuren

July 30, 2018

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Connections Go a Long Way for Students With Trauma

Initiating short personal interactions may help students cope with adverse childhood experiences.

By Lori Desautels

July 18, 2018

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Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten? Are You? Tips From a Teacher.

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A Classroom Where Everyone Feels Welcome

Six strategies for building the strong relationships with students that are the heart of a culturally inclusive classroom community.

By Janice Wyatt-Ross

June 28, 2018

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Navigating Asian and American Identities

Eight books with Asian Pacific American protagonists can help foster rich dialogues in our diverse elementary schools.

By Kevin Wong

June 18, 2018

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Educators are finding ways to tell a richer history of America

—responding to the demands of an increasingly diverse student body.

By Holly Korbey

May 23, 2018

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Looking at Edtech Through an Equity Lens

As technology becomes ubiquitous in classrooms, it’s critical to ensure that it doesn’t widen equity gaps.

By Rupa Chandra Gupta

August 17, 2018

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What Is the Social Brain?

The research is in: Learning is a social endeavor.

July 25, 2018

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Baby and toddler storytime can create a lifetime love of reading

   ASHLEY HOPKINSON

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Sparking Curiosity About STEM

A monthly after-school activity guides students to have fun exploring science, technology, engineering, and math.

By Alessandra King

July 11, 2018

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A Holistic Approach to Student Success

By Learning Is Social & Emotional Contributor Aug. 7, 2018

By Jim Balfanz and Stephanie Wu

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How To Ease Students Into Independent Inquiry Projects

by Trevor MacKenzie with Rebecca Bathurst-Hunt

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AUTHOR

Katrina Schwartz

Published on Jul 31

MINDSHIFT

How To Use Chromebooks For Powerful Creation in School

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“I Choose C” Is Not the Answer: Moving Beyond Old-World Testing

On August 7, 2018

 

By Kristin DeJong, originally published in Education Week.

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Exploring Literacy Leadership Goals for the Coming School Year: A Summer Conversation for Coaches and Principals

On August 6, 2018By Jacy Ippolito and Rita Bean, authors of Cultivating Coaching Mindsets and Unpacking Coaching Mindsets.

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How Learning Science Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers

Fred Rogers of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood in the 1980s.  (Getty Images)

AUTHOR

Anya Kamenetz

Published on Aug 8

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The Importance of Asking Hard Questions About What Students Learn in School


Baltimore City Public Schools Superintendent Sonja Santelises calls for a more thoughtful approach to curriculum. (Courtesy Baltimore City Public Schools)

By Sonja Santelises July 17

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Katrina Schwartz

Published on Jul 31

MINDSHIFT

How To Use Chromebooks For Powerful Creation in School

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Study Stresses Crucial Link Between Job Training, Child Care

By Marva Hinton on August 9, 2018 4:47 PM

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Reclaiming a Sense of Joy

Eight simple, quick strategies for easing the stress of teaching and remembering to take pleasure in the work.

By Shane Safir

August 10, 2018

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No Room of One’s Own

Despite the challenges, there are some upsides for middle and high school teachers in changing rooms throughout the day.

By Lindsey Seynhaeve

August 9, 2018

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CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

60-Second Strategy: Appreciation, Apology, Aha!

A quick, low-key way to build community in your classroom on a daily basis.

August 10, 2018

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60-Second Strategy: Appreciation, Apology, Aha!

A quick, low-key way to build community in your classroom on a daily basis.

August 10, 2018

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The 7 Questions Your Middle School Students Ask First

BY CHERYL MIZERNY · PUBLISHED 08/14/2016

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Reading Buddies

Pairing older elementary students with younger ones for community reading time has benefits for both groups.

By Ryan Wheeler

August 8, 2018

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Extending the Silence

Giving students several seconds to think after asking a question—and up to two minutes for some questions—improves their learning.

By John McCarthy

January 10, 2018

 

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The Happy Secret to better Work

Shawn Achor

TEDxBloomington

A Reminder for Those Tough Moments with Students

August 12, 2018 by George Couros

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Katrina Schwartz

Published on Aug 13, 2017

MINDSHIFT

When Schools Forgo Grades: An Experiment In Internal Motivation

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Working toward a consensus between reformers and those often opposed to them

Bill Honig

August 09, 2018

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The best educational YouTube channels for kids

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Michael J. Petrilli

August 08, 2018

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The myth of Ohio’s “for profit” charter school system

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Aaron Churchill

August 10, 2018

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Katrina Schwartz

Published on Aug 13, 2017

When Schools Forgo Grades: An Experiment In Internal Motivation

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Build Student Trust by Sharing Stories on the First Day

By Seán Arthurs

August 15, 2018

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Schools Are Missing What Matters About Learning

Curiosity is underemphasized in the classroom, but research shows that it is one of the strongest markers of academic success.

SCOTT BARRY KAUFMAN

JUL 24, 2017

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Build Student Trust by Sharing Stories on the First Day

By Seán Arthurs

August 15, 2018

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The Funniest Back-To-School Pep Talk You May Have Missed

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Listen: Parents Are Education Advocates Too

Mar 22, 2018 by Ebony Daughtry

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Self-Assessment in Middle School

Inspired by John Hattie, a middle school math teacher encourages students to articulate and measure their own learning.

By Michael Giardi

August 6, 2018

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Using Circle Practice in the Classroom

Circle discussions foster community and intimacy in a classroom, and can serve academic and social and emotional purposes.

By Mary Davenport

August 16, 2018

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How Questions Help Students Learn

Guessing is useful for students’ ability to recall information—even when the guesses are wrong.

By Youki Terada

August 14, 2018

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California gets high grade in measuring teachers’ reading instruction skills

Chair of the state’s Commission on Teacher Credentialing discounts the report.

AUGUST 15, 2018

JOHN FENSTERWALD

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How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity

Originally published by Dr. Travis Bradberry on Talentsmart.com.

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Looking At The Big Picture: The Role Of Parents In Student-Centered Learning

7.8.2018 | BY LAUREN WILSON

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Veteran Teachers: It’s Our Responsibility to Support New Colleagues

 

By Janine McIlheran

August 8, 2018

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HOW TO TEACH YOUR CHILD CONCENTRATION SKILLS.

Dr. Tali Shenfield

December 23, 2017

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How Robert Runcie enabled the Parkland generation


Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie in front of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

By Jonathan Capehart

August 14

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What Makes a Great School?

Deconstructing the school-quality rankings that parents rely on — and finding a way to measure what matters

BY:Jack Schneider

 

POSTED:October 23, 2017

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14 SIGNS OF CYBERBULLYING IN THE CLASSROOM

BY MATTHEW LYNCH

OCTOBER 28, 2016

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How to Recognize, Avoid, and Stop Stereotype Threat in Your Class this School Year

 

August 16, 2018 | By Kelisa Wing and Megan Gross

What can I do in my position to change outcomes for kids?

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NEW STUDY FINDS A SPECIFIC FORM OF “COLLABORATION” GETS THE BEST RESULTS

Posted by Larry Ferlazzo | Aug 16, 2018 | research studiesteacher resources |  |     

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Pair curriculum and professional learning for powerful outcomes

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Stephanie Hirsh

August 15, 2018

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Building Resilience as a New Teacher

An early-career teacher shares strategies for responding with grace to three difficult issues new teachers may face.

By Anna Mae Tempus

July 31, 2018

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Collaborating With Your School Librarian

Ten ways to work with your highly trained colleagues in the library to enhance literacy instruction.

By Jamie Gregory

July 30, 2018

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The Whirligig Aerospace Challenge Lab

Using inexpensive supplies and six engineering practices, students design a paper Mars lander in this simple lesson.

By Jayne Lecky

July 31, 2018

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Full-day kindergarten is great for kids, so why isn’t it required?

The academic gains of kids who attend full-day kindergarten are well-documented, but most states pay only for half-day kindergarten and don’t require students to attend it.

by LILLIAN MONGEAU

August 15, 2018

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Unexpected trends in California’s student discipline data: Suspensions peak in middle school, black kids more likely to be disciplined in segregated schools & more

Mario Koran | August 13, 2018

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5 INGREDIENTS TO DEVELOP A CULTURE OF INNOVATION

August 16, 2018 | by Keara Duggan

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Education’s Latest Secret Trend: Networking

By Betsy Corcoran     Aug 14, 2018

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10 Characteristics of Professional Learning that Inspires Learner-Centered Innovation

Posted on January 28, 2018by Katie Martin

Ten Non-Standard Ideas About Going Back to School

By Nancy Flanagan on August 6, 2016 9:54 AM

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Promoting Empathy in My Classroom Improved My Students’ Behavior

By Rachel Tustin

November 2017

 

 

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How Reverse Planning for Goals Can Help Students Succeed in School

 

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Aiming for Discipline Instead of Punishment

Brain-aligned discipline isn’t compliance-driven or punitive—it’s about supporting students in creating sustainable changes in behavior.

By Lori Desautels

March 1, 2018

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Empathy as Empowerment

Preparing students for leadership roles — by giving them a chance to think like leaders

BY: Matt Presser

 

July 2, 2017

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Hiding in plain sight: An ex-superintendent doing great front-line work under the radar

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Jason Gaulden

August 16, 2018

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The latest Colorado contagion: The four-day school week

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Dale Chu

August 17, 2018

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When it comes to preparing teachers to teach reading, Ohio’s ahead of the pack

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Jessica Poiner

August 13, 2018

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Six Strategies to Help Introverts Thrive at School and Feel Understood

Deborah Farmer Kris

Published on Aug 12

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Andreessen Horowitz Leads $20 Million Investment in Wonderschool, an ‘Airbnb for Preschool’

By Tony Wan     Aug 10, 2018

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New Teachers Are Often Assigned to High-Poverty Schools. Why Not Train Them There?

By Brenda Iasevoli on August 3, 2018 1:25 PM

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13 Powerful SEL Activities

Build social and emotional skills into any class.

By Emelina Minero

February 14, 2017

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Summit students rip up their stress

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APRIL 26, 2016

Teacher empathy reduces student suspensions, Stanford research shows

When teachers think empathically, and not punitively, about misbehaving students, they cultivate better relationships and help reduce discipline problems, Stanford research shows.

BY CLIFTON B. PARKER

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Improving Teacher Empathy to Improve Student Behavior

Article date: June 15, 2016

Dr. Robert Brooks

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March 2018 | Volume 75 | Number 6 
Leading the Energized School Pages 20-27

The Empathetic School

Carol Ann Tomlinson and Michael Murphy

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Walking in Their Students’ Shoes: Encouraging an Empathic Mindset about Student Behavior Transforms Teachers’ Discipline Practices

by jess Hennessey

research summary | april 2016

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Teachers Can Reduce Suspensions by Practicing Empathy

According to a new study, considering students’ perspectives cuts suspension rates in half and improves student-teacher relationships.

BY MARIAH FLYNN | MAY 26, 2016

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5 Tips for Improving Students’ Success in Math

Teachers who coach teams in a mathematical modeling challenge share ideas for helping students develop more confidence.

By Rachel Levy

July 6, 2018

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Dr. Jason A. Okonofua

Social Psychologist

Assistant Professor

University of California, Berkeley

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how to build project empathy strengthen your school community

making caring common project

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Making Caring Common (MCC), a project of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, helps educators, parents, and communities raise children who are caring, responsible to their communities, and committed to justice.

https://mcc.gse.harvard.edu/

When students were bullied because of dirty clothes, a principal installed a free laundromat at school

By Christopher Dawson, CNN

Updated 9:09 AM ET, Tue August 21, 2018

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Elevating the teaching profession

Andreas Schleicher

Director for Education and Skills at the OECD

20 August 2018

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Sharing good practice: Gonski and professional collaboration

Jo Earp

17 August 2018

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Evidence-based school improvement

13 August 2018

Rebecca Vukovic

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Real-world maths: ‘The Best Hospital’

16 August 2018

Ross Turner

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How to Inspire Students Who Dislike School

Students must be willing participants in their education, and we have a few ideas on how to help them feel motivated.

By Ben Johnson

June 12, 2018

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Electives give students avenues for choice and can function as vehicles for core content standards.

By Heather Wolpert-Gawron

June 27, 2018

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The State of State Standards Post-Common Core

August 22, 2018

A review of state standards in ELA and Math

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Quick Guide to Topical Essential Questions

Dr. Natalie Saaris

August 21, 2018

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5 Ways to Make Rigorous Content Motivating to Students

Dr. Natalie Saaris

October 2, 2017

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4 Ways to Deepen Understanding with Writing, Even if You’re Not an English Teacher

Dr. Natalie Saaris

May 2, 2017

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Reflections on Shifting to a Flexible Classroom

A middle school teacher shares the benefits of giving students voice and choice in their learning environment.

By Brooke Markle

August 20, 2018

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Project: Every Kid Has a Story to Tell

A video project helps students hone their multimedia storytelling skills, while developing greater self-awareness and empathy for their peers.

By Billy CorcoranMindy Ahrens

July 30, 2018

Editor’s Note: Mike Lewis contributed to this post. 

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7 Outstanding K–8 Flexible Classrooms

K–8 educators from across the country give you a peek at their classrooms—and explain how they managed the transformations.

By Stephen Merrill

August 9, 2017

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The Unexpected Power of Reading Conferences

A high school English teacher has a single accountability measure for her students’ choice reading: talking to them about it.

By Jori Krulder

August 29, 2018

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Getting Out of the Essay Rut

Alternative writing assignments can be just as rigorous as the traditional essay and can spark young writers’ creativity.

By Rebecca Alber

August 27, 2018

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A Focused Approach to Teacher Evaluations

School leaders can craft a manageable, impactful review process by partnering with teachers to choose a few key standards each year.

By Jennifer Kuhr Butterfoss

August 15, 2018

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When Students Design Their Education

At Riverside School in India, students graduate prepared to tackle future challenges as citizens in a highly globalized world.

By Suzie Boss

June 27, 2018

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Education Leadership

Classroom Management Reimagined Excellent articles on classroom management

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Learn Your New Students’ Faces, Names, and More with Google Slides

ERIC CURTS

AUG 28, 2018

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Five Lessons for Adults from the Movie “Eighth Grade”

A mother and daughter reflect on a young teen’s trials and triumphs at the end of middle school.

BY AMY L. EVAMEGAN WOOD | AUGUST 17, 2018

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Geoff Masters

Chief Executive of the Australian Council for Educational Research

The Role of Evidence in Teaching and Learning

27 August 2018

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Podcast: Therapy dogs in school settings

AUDIO

23 August 2018

Rebecca Vukovic

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Early writers – high frequency words

SHORT ARTICLES

22 August 2018

Dominique Russell

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Combining physical activity with maths

21 August 2018

Dominique Russell

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Learner Variability Is the Rule, Not the Exception                                                              August 23, 2018 | By Barbara Pape and Dimitri Moore  

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How poverty changes your mind-set

Understanding psychology may be key to addressing the problem

 ALICE G. WALTON | FEB 19, 2018

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Deeper Class Discussions with the TQE Method

August 26, 2018 by Jennifer Gonzalez

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SOFT SKILLS TRAINING BRINGS SUBSTANTIAL RETURNS ON INVESTMENT

BOTH COMPANIES AND WORKERS BENEFIT.

By Dylan Walsh  |  December 11, 2017

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6 Ways to Build a Rapport With Students

New teachers sometimes struggle with establishing relationships with students, so a veteran shares a few tips on how to get started.

By Helen Boyd

August 24, 2018

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25 of MiddleWeb’s Best New Teacher Resources

BY MIDDLEWEB · PUBLISHED 08/03/2018

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This Isn’t Your Mom’s Parent-Teacher Conference

By Brenda Iasevoli on July 12, 2017 11:56 AM

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In it for the long haul: Our district’s experience implementing a high-quality curriculum

Amy Holbrook    

Becky Parker   

Mandy Polen

August 22, 2018

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Digital Text is Changing How Kids Read—Just Not in the Way That You Think

AUTHOR

Holly Korbey

Published on Aug 21

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Making History Relevant for the Social Media Generation

By John Scudder

August 22, 2018

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Pro Basketball Player Brings Entrepreneurship Program to Baltimore Schools

By Lauraine Genota on August 24, 2018 5:21 PM

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How do you improve schools? Start by coaching principals, says new study

BY MARTA W. ALDRICH  –  AUGUST 10, 2018

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How to Build Self-Assessment Into Jampacked High School Classes

AUTHOR

Katrina Schwartz

Published on Nov 7, 2017

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The Biology of Positive Habits

Your brain may be hard-wired to focus on the negative, but (with practice) you can reprogram it

BY:Iman RastegariLeah Shafer

 POSTED:March 21, 2016

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How Can We Survive on Mars?

A fifth-grade project-based learning unit harnesses excitement about Mars to develop science, math, engineering, and literacy skills.

By Pete Barnes

August 24, 2018

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THE KEY TO SUCCESSFUL CHANGE INITIATIVES? EARLY ADOPTER TEACHERS

August 22, 2018 | by Cathy Sanford

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Tackling Challenges of Blended Learning

September 04, 2018

in Education & TechnologyOnline EducationTeaching OnlineTeaching Trends and Best Practices

“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.”

– David Warlick

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New ‘friendlier’ look coming for California’s school dashboard

Website will have simpler layout, clearer translations and no more ‘pies’

TESTING AND ACCOUNTABILITY

SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

JOHN FENSTERWALD

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The A to Z of Flexible Classrooms

We look at the research, raw materials, and funding options for flexible spaces, and then ask over 20 teachers how they managed the transformation.

August 16, 2018

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Simple Ways to Support Your Teachers at the Start of the Year

Solutions that administrators can implement ahead of time to resolve four common challenges teachers face as a school year begins.

By Ben Johnson

September 7, 2017

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How to Remember Students’ Names

Instead of resorting to “Hey, you,” try these techniques for retrieving names.

By Todd Finley

August 11, 2014         Updated August 22, 2017

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The Science Behind Student Stress

A new study shows how a growth mindset helps students cope with academic setbacks.

By Youki Terada

August 24, 2018

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Expanded suspension ban gets approval from California Legislature

Gov. Brown has yet to signal support

LEGISLATION

SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

BY DAVID WASHBURN

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California lawmakers pass limits on restraint and seclusion in schools

DISCIPLINE

AUGUST 31, 2018

By NICO SAVIDGE

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How more informed parents affect student absenteeism

Amber M. Northern, Ph.D.

September 05, 2018

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America’s expansive gifted programming may be a facade

Brandon L. Wright

February 02, 2018

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The relationship between teacher dismissals and teacher quality

Sophie Sussman

September 05, 2018

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How to Support Your Kid at School Without Being a Helicopter Parent

Parents can help their children most by getting back to the basics and not trying to solve everything.

BY MARK BERTIN | SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

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How to Raise a Kid with a Conscience in the Digital Age

Nudge kids to be their best selves by encouraging them to consume positive, inspiring media and online content.

BY CAROLINE KNORR | AUGUST 30, 2018

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California’s first computer science standards set for approval

New standards will be optional

STATE EDUCATION POLICY

SEPTEMBER 5, 2018

DIANA LAMBERT

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A Strategy for Effective Student Collaboration

A well-known protocol can help student teams reflect intentionally on their work—a necessity for improvement and learning.

By Zachary Herrmann

September 5, 2018

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The 5th ‘C’ of 21st Century Skills? Try Computational Thinking (Not Coding)

By Shuchi Grover     Feb 25, 2018

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‘Strength in Diversity Act’ Would Create Federal Grants for Schools

By Andrew Ujifusa on September 6, 2018 2:49 PM

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We go nowhere if we don’t bring parents along

Erika Sanzi

July 20, 2018

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Go big or go home

Peter Cunningham

July 13, 2018

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Ten education policy areas that deserve more attention and resources

Sandy Kress

July 17, 2018

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No more top-down education reforms. It’s time for a grassroots revival.

Bill Jackson

July 23, 2018

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September 2018 | Volume 76 | Number 1 
Classroom Management Reimagined Pages 26-33

Getting Consistent with ConsequencesMike Anderson

Applying consequences for student behavior is hard to get right. Here’s how to do it better.

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September 2018 | Volume 76 | Number 1 
Classroom Management Reimagined Pages 12-18

Tear Down Your Behavior Chart!

Lee Ann Jung and Dominique Smith

Behavior charts and similar public shaming methods don’t teach self-regulation. They mainly harm vulnerable learners.

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September 2018 | Volume 76 | Number 1 
Classroom Management Reimagined Pages 40-45

Room for Improvement

Robert Dillon

Becoming more intentional about classroom design can help teachers manage behavior, build community, and improve learning.

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September 2018 | Volume 76 | Number 1 
Classroom Management Reimagined Pages 48-53

Involving Teachers in Schoolwide Behavior Policy

Randy Sprick and Jim Knight

For your overall student behavior management strategy to work, give teachers a voice—and some autonomy—in the process.

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Linking in-school and out-of-school STEM learning

LINKING IN-SCHOOL AND OUT-OF-SCHOOL STEM LEARNING.A publication of NSTA and ASTC, with generous support from The Kavli Foundation.

Making Deeper LearnersA Tinkering Learning Dimensions Framework

July 17, 2018 by Bronwyn BevanJean J. RyooAaron VanderwerffMike Petrich, and KarenWilkinson                                               

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I THINK THIS NEW NPR VIDEO IS A ‘MUST-WATCH’ FOR EVERY TEACHER: “THE POWER OF EXPECTATIONS”

Posted by Larry Ferlazzo | Sep 7, 2018     

I think all teachers can benefit from watching this short video, The Power OF Expectations.

This is one reason why he should be Looking At Our Students Through The Lens Of Assets & Not Deficits.

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Chronic absenteeism pervasive in California and nationwide, report shows

Nearly 8 million students nationwide were chronically absent during the 2015-16 school year

STUDENT WELLBEING

SEPTEMBER 6, 2018

DAVID WASHBURN

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Who are great blended-learning teachers?

By: Heather Staker

Sep 6, 2018

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With $92 Million in Grants, Gates Foundation Launches Newest Strategy to Improve K-12 Schools

By Stephen Sawchuk on August 28, 2018 12:01 AM

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12 Myths About Project-Based Learning

By Terry Heick Last updated Sep 6, 2018 

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Both sides lobbying California governor on bill to delay school start time for teens

Gov. Brown has until end of month to decide; no hint of his position.

LEGISLATION

SEPTEMBER 9, 2018

THERESA HARRINGTON

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Teen Social Media Use Is Skyrocketing. But Don’t Panic, New Research Says

By Benjamin Herold on September 10, 2018 12:05 AM

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Newcomer Students in Rural and Suburban Communities

September 10, 2018 | By Leah Shafer

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here.

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Culture of Trust is Key for School Safety

September 6, 2018 | By Calvin Morrill and Michael Musheno

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Students’ motivation to succeed at school

10 September 2018

Rebecca Vukovic

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Growth in the evidence ecosystem

05 September 2018

Tanya Vaughan

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Educators Need Mindfulness. Their Mental Health May Depend On It.

By Peter DeWitt on August 19, 2018 6:50 AM

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Student Data: Friend or Foe?

Research is suggesting that gathering student data and building relationships must go hand in hand.

By Carly Berwick

August 31, 2018

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60-Second Strategy: Interview Assessments

A face-to-face chat provides an alternative for students who struggle to show what they know on tests.

September 7, 2018

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More Talking in Class, Please

Strategies for facilitating small group and whole class conversations with students in grades 3 to 12.

By Kasey Short

August 13, 2018

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A Strategy for Effective Student Collaboration

A well-known protocol can help student teams reflect intentionally on their work—a necessity for improvement and learning.

By Zachary Herrmann

September 5, 2018

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60-Second Strategy: Fishbowl Discussion

A discussion technique based on peer feedback helps students delve into complex texts and develop communication skills.

July 6, 2018

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