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A quick, low-key way to build community in your classroom on a daily basis.
Debating
Having students present the arguments in a law case gives them a context for developing reading, writing, and critical thinking skills.
inquiry
Tips for ensuring that your students’ research fosters genuine inquiry.
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Ralston Elementary School is creating a culture of inquiry to nourish 21st-century learners.
Ralston Elementary School is creating a culture of inquiry to nourish 21st-century learners.
An inquiry-based curriculum requires both planning and flexibility, as well as a teacher knowing the students well enough to anticipate their interests and limits.
social classroom
Increasingly, modern classrooms support group work and peer-to-peer collaboration. The science says that’s right on.
The classic egg drop experiment gets reinvented as a driving question for physics students to explore a real-world problem.
The classic egg drop experiment gets reinvented as a driving question for physics students to explore a real-world problem.
A high school English teacher has a single accountability measure for her students’ choice reading: talking to them about it.
Simple tips for school leaders on how to get the new year started on a positive note—and to keep that note going.
By Jori Krulder
One-on-one conferences with students are a valuable use of class time—provided the other students are able to work quietly on their own.
By Maurice J Elias
Mindfulness interventions should be just one component of social and emotional learning.
By Holly Korbey
Educators take on the role of guides and motivate students to direct their own learning.
Teaching literacy and math at once helps make the most of class time while deepening young students’ understanding in both subjects.
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We’re hardwired from birth to decode facial expression, posture, and tone of voice—and to work collaboratively. Learn more at: https://www.edutopia.org/packa...
A dyslexia specialist discusses the assistive technologies she uses to help students with dyslexia make gains in reading.
A dyslexia specialist discusses the assistive technologies she uses to help students with dyslexia make gains in reading.