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- Teaching Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table With Education Week: How Educators Can Respond to a Post-Truth EraHow do educators break through the noise of disinformation to teach lessons grounded in objective truth? Join to find out.Teaching How to Talk About Social Media and the Capitol Insurrection: A Guide for TeachersSocial media played a pivotal role in the Jan. 6 mob riot at the Capitol, providing plenty of fodder for classroom discussions.Teaching Opinion Why Asking the Teacher Isn’t Always the Best Course of ActionDuring COVID-19, our conversations focus on the learning loss of students. We should be asking why the adults always control the learning.Teaching Opinion Parents Are Watching Like Never Before. 'Trust Us' Isn't EnoughNow is the moment for educators to focus inward and repair classroom inequities, writes the CEO of Baltimore's public schools.Teaching Webinar How to Make Hybrid Learning Work During COVID-19A large share of school district leaders across the country—66 percent, according to the latest EdWeek Research Center data—report their schools are using hybrid models of instruction. But those models vary widely—some give students theTeaching Opinion Distance Learning 'Has Been OK, I Guess': Students Share About This Year's ExperiencesFour high school students write about their distance learning experiences this year, sharing mixed feelings, including liking not having to wake up early but also suffering from eye strain.Teaching Opinion Encourage Students 'to See Reading as a Relational Experience'Three educators offer classroom ideas for encouraging student intrinsic motivation to read, including through book choice and opportunities for discussion with their peers.Teaching Survey: Teachers and Students Are Struggling With Online LearningIn a new RAND report, teachers in remote and hybrid environments reported more challenges than those in solely face-to-face instruction.Teaching Opinion 22 Strategies for Encouraging Students' Intrinsic Motivation to ReadFour educators share strategies for encouraging students to WANT to read, including by illustrating that it makes them smarter and that it makes them better writers.Teaching Opinion 'Allow Time for Children to Read Whatever They Want'Four educators share ideas for how teachers can create the conditions in which students are more intrinsically motivated to read, such as eliminating rewards and ensuring that students are represented in accessible books.Teaching Opinion Teachers Share This Year's Best Classroom Moments So FarMany educators, including me, share their best classroom moments so far this year, including a Halloween costume unveiling and virtual visits from poets.