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Teaching & Learning Opinion It Was Another Busy School Year. What Resonated for You?
See the most popular posts in Classroom Q&A over the past school year.
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Reading & Literacy Opinion A Simple Formula to Improve Reading and Writing Skills
Any teacher can effectively impart core literacy skills, writes Mike Schmoker. Here are three powerful steps to get started.
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Social Studies Students Deepen Access to Civics Education In Hard-Fought Legal Battle
The case didn't establish a federal right to education, but will spark changes in Rhode Island and could spur challenges in other states.
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Teaching Opinion Schools Just Let Out, But What Are the Best Ways to Begin the Coming Year?
The No. 1 piece of advice from teachers: Get to know your students.
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Teacher Preparation Student Teachers Are Learning Outdated Tech in Prep Programs
Most teacher preparation programs aren't keeping up with advances in technology, concludes a report scheduled to be discussed at ISTE.
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Early Childhood Get a Very Early Start on Teaching Coding Skills. Pilot Study Suggests Trying Robotic Toys
The study found that coding exercises enhanced the preschoolers’ problem-solving skills, creativity, and determination.
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Julian Gresham, 12, left, works in a group to program a Bee-Bot while in their fifth grade summer school class Monday, June 14, 2021, at Goliad Elementary School. Bee-bots and are new to Ector County Independent School District and help to teach students basic programming skills like sequencing, estimation and problem-solving.
Students work in a group to program a Bee-Bot while in their summer school class at Goliad Elementary School in Odessa, Texas.
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Teaching Looping: Here's What Happens When Students Have the Same Teacher More Than Once
A new study finds the practice translates to academic and behavioral benefits.
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