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Using stories in the classroom not only provides entertainment and connection, but has the power to help students absorb information in a lasting way, writes Trevor Muir.
July 19, 2017 – Teacher
Challenging students with finding solutions to real-world problems will get them excited about science, technology, engineering, and math classes, writes Anne Jolly.
July 17, 2017 – Teacher (Web)
The United States has a troubled history of dealing with bilingualism. But Daniella Suárez writes that bilingual programs have benefits for all students.
July 12, 2017 – Teacher
There is no simple blueprint for building cultural capacity in the classroom, but it is a must if we want students to adapt to a constantly changing world, writes Kyle Redford.
July 11, 2017 – Teacher (Web)
Why do some students force themselves to perform in the school talent show, despite their fears? Justin Minkel reflects on their courage.
July 5, 2017 – Teacher
Annette Christiansen shares three steps for educators to get involved in the policy process and help the new federal K-12 education law succeed.
July 5, 2017 – Teacher
Teaching has changed significantly in the past three decades, but some elements have stayed the same, veteran teacher Cindi Rigsbee writes.
June 26, 2017 – Teacher
Teachers can transform summer school by designing an active learning process that focuses on the whole learner, writes Elizabeth Stein.
June 19, 2017 – Teacher
There has never been a better time for teachers to become leaders, Carl Draeger writes. Here are some simple activities for educators to hone their leadership skills.
June 12, 2017 – Teacher
After suffering from burnout, Justin Ashley learned the keys to happiness and to becoming a better, more emotionally balanced teacher.
June 7, 2017 – Teacher (Web)
Relying on overused language to describe teaching and learning can limit critical thinking. Teachers should use new metaphors to frame learning in better terms, writes Andrew Wild.
May 31, 2017 – Teacher (Web)
Teachers need to know how to identify early signs of dyslexia, so they can make sure dyslexic students have access to learning accommodations and support, says Kyle Redford.
May 24, 2017 – Teacher
The end of the school year allows teachers time to reflect on both triumphs and failures. Justin Minkel urges teachers to evaluate their own practice and then act on the epiphanies that come.
May 9, 2017 – Teacher
Many students love to hate math, writes Sandra Anderson. But math class doesn't have to be so rigid: Teachers can help students explore math in ways that foster creative problem-solving skills.
May 3, 2017 – Teacher
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