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The Particular Agony of Teacher Observations

Teacher observations can be stressful and feel deeply personal, writes Justin Minkel. He suggests how teachers can best prepare for an observer’s visit—and how they can manage feelings of self-doubt. (September 19, 2018)

When Sexual Assault Allegations Hit the News, How to Talk to Students

With Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh facing sexual assault allegations, teachers must make room for conversations around harassment, consent, and the #MeToo movement, writes education professor Jennifer Rich. (September 20, 2018)

Want to Use Social Media in Your Classroom? Follow These 7 Rules

Social media can be a tool for classroom collaboration and connection, but small mistakes can have devastating consequences. A former educator shares best practices for protecting students’ privacy online. (September 19, 2018)

'We Need to Face Our Own Discomfort' About Discussing Racism

(September 16, 2018)

Deconstructing Disruption in the Classroom

(September 14, 2018)

Teaching Channel Spotlight

Give Some 'Snaps': Introducing Students to Classroom Routines (Video)

In high school teacher Sarah Brown Wessling's class, students "snap" to praise each other's contributions. Watch the video.

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