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Journalism Class and the Value of Project-Based Learning

Journalism students know that what they do is important. But according to Jim Streisel, the 2013 National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year, a student newspaper is really just a byproduct of the learning process. (July 23, 2014)

Five Tips for Real-World Teaching and Learning

Linda Yaron's students traveled to the Department of Education in Washington D.C. to answer one fundamental question: "What does it mean to be a learner?" (July 22, 2014)

Personalizing Learning Might Improve Equity

A new book argues that effective school-wide implementation and use of personalized learning is essential to the pursuit of greater educational equity.

Special Report: Teachers, Technology, and Tailored Instruction

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Teaching Without Connecting Is 'Futile'

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Is Your School Looking Out for Students After Trauma?

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New research shows reflecting on a lesson after it’s over may improve a person’s performance on future tasks. What techniques, if any, have you seen used to encourage students to reflect on what they learned and how they learned it? Share your thoughts. More Discussions >

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Asking and Answering Questions About Soil

Asking and Answering Questions About Soil

Follow ELL teacher Mari Rodriguez as she plans, teaches, and reflects on a common-core-aligned lesson about soil. You can find the rest of this three-part video package here. (11:27)

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Classroom Management Q&As: Expert Strategies for Teaching

Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo investigates some of the thorniest problems in teaching by turning to leading educators and thought leaders for advice. (October 3, 2013)

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