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Students pass through the halls in between classes at Millwood High School on April 20, 2022 in Oklahoma City.
Students change classes at Millwood High School this spring in Oklahoma City.
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Equity & Diversity A School Openly Discusses Race in a State That Bans It
At Millwood High School, discussions on race are everywhere, and students say the lessons are essential.
Eesha Pendharkar, May 19, 2022
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Mathematics Ditch Those Math Worksheets. The Case for Teaching Real-World Problem Solving in K-5
Connecting math to real-world problems gives students a more sophisticated understanding of how math works.
Alyson Klein, May 3, 2022
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Reading & Literacy Webinar Getting Reading Right for All Kids
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April 26, 2022
In a Wednesday, April 19, 2017 photo, Eric Charles, left, smiles after performing his poem, "Goodbye to High School Football," for classmates at Sharpstown High School in Houston. Charles compared the rush of performing to the emotions he felt during a football game. Charles had played football since young age, and he planned to play at an elite level in college. However, after injuring his left knee a second time, he found he enjoyed poetry and writing. "That's the glory in me getting hurt," he said.
Eric Charles, left, smiles after performing his poem, "Goodbye to High School Football" for classmates at Sharpstown High School in Houston in 2017. For some students and their teachers, studying and writing poetry has been transformative amid the losses of the pandemic and the wrenching national dialogue about racial justice.
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Reading & Literacy ‘It Can Save Lives’: Students Testify to the Power of Poetry
For National Poetry Month, see how teachers and students are exploring the art form.
Catherine Gewertz, April 25, 2022
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Mathematics Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Math Instruction?
Answer 7 questions to see how much you know about math instruction.
April 12, 2022
Teaching Webinar How Educators Can Use Their Newfound Tech & Teaching Skills To Improve Instruction
We’ll look at the increases in technology availability and teacher tech skills, and how these newfound skills can improve instruction.
April 7, 2022
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English-Language Learners Opinion What I Learned From Teaching English-Language Learners for 30 Years
Supports for multilingual learners have come a long way since the so-called English-only movement, writes one veteran teacher.
Kim Hanley, April 7, 2022
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Special Report Emerging Strategies in Teaching and Learning
Teachers see long-term promise in pandemic-driven tools to accelerate learning, integrate technology, and support students.
March 22, 2022
Maria Lopez teaches a 4th-grade bilingual reading class at Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary School in Dallas.
Maria Lopez teaches a 4th-grade bilingual reading class at Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary School in Dallas.
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Teaching Schools Want to ‘Accelerate’ Student Learning. Here’s What That Means
Classrooms provide a glimpse into how the strategy works. But acceleration also requires shifts in district priorities.
Sarah Schwartz, March 22, 2022
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Teacher Lauren DeNicola talks about the structure of water and the water cycle during a freshman biology class held at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School in Scotch Plains, N.J., on March 10, 2022.
Teacher Lauren DeNicola talks about the structure of water and the water cycle during a freshman biology class at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School in Scotch Plains, N.J., in March.
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Teaching How Schools Survived Two Years of COVID-19
Survey data and one school district's story highlight public education's resilience amid extraordinary loss and change.
Benjamin Herold, March 15, 2022
19 min read
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Teaching Opinion Let's Build Trust Instead of Banning Books
What would it take to have productive civic and classroom conversations about our deepest values? A religious studies professor offers ideas.
Jill DeTemple, March 10, 2022
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Reading & Literacy Spotlight Spotlight on the Science of Reading in 2022
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March 9, 2022
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Classroom Technology From Our Research Center Teachers Are Transferring Their New Virtual Teaching Skills to In-Person Instruction
Many educators are embracing the use of technology for teaching and learning in deeper ways than ever before.
Alyson Klein, March 8, 2022
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