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Teaching Profession Opinion ‘A Culture of Care’: How Schools Can Alleviate Educator Stress This Year
It takes more than deep breathing to alleviate the stress teachers feel. Here's how to get to the root cause.
Sean Slade & Alyssa Gallagher
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Families & the Community Opinion A New Group Battling for Freedom of Thought in Education
Rick Hess speaks with the founder of a new network of teachers and parents who support freedom of thought and expression in education.
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Teaching Opinion You Can Motivate Students to Accelerate Learning This Year
If young people suffered setbacks during the pandemic, it doesn’t mean they’re broken. Now is the chance to cover more ground than ever.
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Reading & Literacy Opinion Leave Room for Skepticism in Reading Science
COVID-19 has provided us with a front-row seat to an underappreciated truth about science.
Claude Goldenberg
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Teaching Opinion A Class on Racism Got Me Ready for the Rest of My Life
Every student should have the opportunity to learn about race.
Cristian Gaines
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Teaching Opinion Classroom Management Keeps Chasing the Wrong Goal
And, no, new social-emotional-learning initiatives aren’t the answer.
Alfie Kohn
5 min read
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Families & the Community Opinion How to Preserve the Good Parts of Pandemic Schooling
Yes, there have been a few silver linings for student well-being in the pandemic. Let’s not lose them now.
Laura Clary & Tamar Mendelson
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