Truly collaborative group work is complex and messy, so we have a few tips and tools to get students working interdependently.
A strategy teachers can use to turn parents into partners when discussing difficult situations involving their kids.
Giving students several seconds to think after asking a question?and up to two minutes for some questions?improves their learning.
Six tips for using the powerful discussion model with students who are still acquiring the target language.
Math trails help students explore, discover, enjoy, and celebrate math concepts and problems in real-world contexts.
An instructional coach shares how she and a fellow teacher embedded literacy lessons in his computer science class.
A simple, low-stress strategy that helps students engage with, understand, and remember what they read.
A century-old pillar of the school system is under fire as schools look to modernize student assessment.
Enabling students to experience accomplishments and improvement builds their feeling of competence?a powerful intrinsic motivator.
Six ways to support students with dysgraphia?a learning difference that affects a person?s ability to produce written work.
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Apps and tools are changing the way students learn to play an instrument, but there?s no getting around the need for lots of practice.
Instead of using PD workshop time making assumptions about students, we should get their input beforehand.
Three strategies for helping students become self-motivating and take charge of their learning.
Teaching literacy and math at once helps make the most of class time while deepening young students? understanding in both subjects.
Six realistic, low-stress steps you can take to improve your teaching in the hectic early years of your career.
Assessing student work as a photo album?not as a single snapshot?may provide a richer sense of what students have learned.
An argument for using badges in makerspaces to recognize the skills students gain outside the traditional curriculum.
Take a well-deserved break and enjoy our picks for the best recent parody videos for educators and their students.
Lessons gathered from experience with using Minecraft and other games to boost engagement and meet learning objectives.