Supporting Students in Developing Persuasive Policy Arguments

Mr. G. was a literacy teacher at a Colorado high school where more than 80 percent of the...

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Oh, The Places You’ll Go! Embracing Virtual Journeys in Science

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Recognize the Importance of Your Team

I’m sure by now you’ve heard -- a brilliant star went dark in the cosmos.

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Building a Strong Learning Community for Newcomer ELLs

We know that students benefit from strong social-emotional support, and a big part of that is...

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Doing Poorly on Purpose: Why Smart Kids Choose to Not Do Well

As a teacher myself, I feel your pain when a capable student chooses -- yes, chooses -- not to...

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Shamrock Science: 3-D Learning with Clovers

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March Madness... Mammal Style

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Youth In Front: New Resource in Support of Youth Civic Engagement

We've all witnessed an impressive array of youth civic engagement in the last month in the wake...

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Engaging Youth in Civic Action Through Writing

Can writing be a civic action?

Our answer is an emphatic, "Yes!"

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Three Ways to Formatively Assess Content and Language

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Data Dread: How to Overcome Data Fatigue and Go Beyond the Numbers

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Engaging Newcomers in Language and Content

As of today, there are nearly 5 million English Language Learners (ELLs) in U.S. schools, and...

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4 Tips for Assessing Digital Literacy in Your Classroom

Can your students contend with the disinformation, misinformation, and propaganda that floods...

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Tch Tips: Creative Assessment Strategies

Do your students meet your test announcements with an audible groan?

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Early Childhood Math: 6 Ways to Teach Math Throughout the Day

Hour-long lessons? Asking students to work quietly at their desks? Not in early childhood!

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It's Cold Outside: Ideas for Relatable Science & Student Engagement

So much science to know (Teacher, it’s cold outside.)

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Setting the Tone for All Learners with Visual Cues

Inclusion practices have moved many students from special education rooms into mainstream...

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5 Ways to Spur Student Growth and Opportunity Through Hands-On STEM

It may seem far down the line when we talk about career prospects for elementary school students...

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What Makes You Mad? Channeling Student Energy Into Action

When was the last time you asked your students, “What makes you really mad?

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How YA Novels Help Teachers Build Empathy

We walk through our classroom doors and want to relate to our students. We want to understand...

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