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Teaching Opinion Want to Become a Better Teacher? Put Your Students Before the Content
One of the most valuable lessons for teachers to learn in their first year is to get to know and love their students.
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Curriculum A Media Literacy Requirement That Starts in Kindergarten? New Jersey May Start the Trend
New Jersey lawmakers want to require school districts to include media literacy for every grade.
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Science Quiz Do You Know as Much as Students Do About Climate Change? Quiz Yourself
Take our quiz to test your knowledge of climate change (and see how you stack up against today’s high school students).
Teaching Profession 'Gaslighting' Is the Word of the Year. Did It Haunt Schools, Too?
The Merriam-Webster word of the year often intersected with schools and teachers in 2022.
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Teaching Profession It's a Nasty Cold and Flu Season, But Some Educators Are Reluctant to Take Sick Days
Many cite the pile of work—and lost learning—that accumulates when they take time off.
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Teacher Preparation Here's What Separates the Best Teacher Mentors from the Just-Sort-of-OK Ones
They're empathetic listeners who offer lots of constructive feedback, our readers say.
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Standards The Architects of the Standards Movement Say They Missed a Big Piece
Decisions about materials and methods can lead to big variances in the quality of instruction that children receive.
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