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Classroom Technology Opinion Some Teachers Are New to Laptop Integration. Here’s How to Manage It
Let students help set expectations and make sure both you and they know how to use the tools are just a couple suggestions educators offer.
Larry Ferlazzo, September 13, 2021
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Teaching Opinion Integrating SEL & Tech Into This New School Year
Technology opens up programs that allow students to drive their learning, while social-emotional learning influences lessons and teaching.
Larry Ferlazzo, September 11, 2021
7 min read
Members of the military are seen on the grounds of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial before the start of the September 11th Pentagon Memorial Observance at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2018.
Members of the military are seen on the grounds of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial before the start of the Sept. 11 observance at the site in 2018.
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Social Studies Opinion We Lived Through History on 9/11. Our Students Are Doing the Same Today
On the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, a teacher explains how to help students understand the day's significance.
Brandon Graves, September 9, 2021
4 min read
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Classroom Technology Opinion 20 Suggestions About Teaching in a Class Where All Students Have Laptops
One tip from experienced teachers: Working in a one-to-one classroom is more about a shift in teaching and learning than the use of devices.
Larry Ferlazzo, September 7, 2021
11 min read
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Special Education Opinion Inclusive Teachers Must Be 'Asset-Based Believers'
Four veteran educators share tips on supporting students with learning differences as they return to classrooms during this pandemic year.
Larry Ferlazzo, September 5, 2021
16 min read
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Special Education Opinion 20 Ways to Support Students With Learning Differences This Year
Embed student voices and perspectives into the classroom is one piece of advice educators offer in this third pandemic-affected school year.
Larry Ferlazzo, September 2, 2021
16 min read
Professional Development Opinion Developing Success Criteria With PD Participants to Engage in Deeper Learning
Success criteria show educators how we believe they will be successful at the end of a lesson. Let's involve them in the process.
Peter DeWitt, September 2, 2021
5 min read
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Teaching Opinion 'Making Connections Is My Number One Priority': Teachers Share Their Plans for This Year
Four teachers discuss how they are approaching this third pandemic-affected school year.
Larry Ferlazzo, August 28, 2021
13 min read
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Teaching Opinion 12 Ways to Support Afghan Refugee Students
Four teachers with experience teaching refugee students share their suggestions.
Larry Ferlazzo, August 25, 2021
12 min read
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Teaching Opinion Seven Ways Educators Will Be Teaching Differently This Year and in the Post-COVID Era
Lessons teachers plan to carry over include making students comfortable, scrapping the fluff in the curriculum, and giving students time.
Larry Ferlazzo, August 21, 2021
14 min read
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Teaching Opinion Q&A Collections: Instructional Strategies
Ten years of posts from over 100 teachers about multiple types of instructional strategies.
Larry Ferlazzo, August 20, 2021
12 min read
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Teaching The Best Advice for New Teachers, in 5 Words or Less
We asked experienced educators to share their best tips for new teachers. Here’s what they said.
Hayley Hardison, August 18, 2021
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Teaching Opinion Five Strategies for Implementing Accelerated Learning
Nancy Frey and Doug Fisher share suggestions on how to carry out accelerated learning, including through building student confidence.
Larry Ferlazzo, August 16, 2021
8 min read
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Teaching Opinion 'Ratchetdemic: Reimagining Academic Success'—An Interview With Author Christopher Emdin
The author talks about student rights in the classroom, student discovery of knowledge, and viewing students through the asset lens.
Larry Ferlazzo, August 15, 2021
9 min read