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Elevating the Preservice Teacher Voice in Our Math Community

I'm so incredibly thankful for my math community. As I engage in discussions with educators at...

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Dear New Teacher...

You’ve come to the right place. All of us at Teaching Channel are so excited for you to begin...

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First Days of School: It's Always Awkward in the Beginning

First days of school are always so idyllic in my mind. Full of hope and promise and potential. I...

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Project LIT: Spreading the Word About Your Community Book Club

Editor’s Note: In this Tch DIY video series, Tch Laureate Geneviève DeBose Akinnagbe shares the...

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Ten Steps to Starting a Community Book Club

The first video in this series introduced Project LIT Bronx.

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Shifting the Culture of Reading in a School: Project LIT Bronx

Editor’s Note: In this Tch DIY video series, Tch Laureate Geneviève DeBose Akinnagbe shares the...

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Summer Reading and Reflection for Democratic Classrooms

A recent study involving rural farmers and urban activists in North Dakota asked each group to...

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Building Democratic Classrooms: Cultivating Civic Competencies

Question for you: If the health of our democracy depends on the people, then when do we learn...

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Getting Started with PBL: Do ONE Thing Really Well

Success demands singleness of purpose.

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Ensuring Equity for Every Student

I had never heard of the "achievement gap" until the summer after my first year of teaching. It...

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Collaborative Coaching: Teacher-Centered Practices in Action

From the first all staff in-service at the conclusion of summer, to the end of the year...

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Building the System: Organizing Your Resources and Materials

My internet browser always has extra tabs open. As I'm writing this blog post, I'm composing in...

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Three Tips To Turn Your Conference Learning Into School-Level Action

My entire way of teaching changed dramatically when I went to a Barnes and Noble and picked out...

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Dig Into Number Talks!

Have You Tried Number Talks?

What strategies are you planning for building number sense and...

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Balance Is Not A Wish: Four Takeaways From #TchWellness

Over the past two years, I’ve worked diligently to balance my various life roles — mother,...

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Video Playlist: Coaching for Improvement, Equity, and Quality

My first year as an instructional coach was a learning year.

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Growth Mindset: Rephrasing Praise

Having a growth mindset is multifaceted. In part, it's about persistence --  adapting and trying...

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Protect Your Personal Time

My career as an educator bleeds into every part of my personal life. While reading with my...

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Incorporating Play Into Your Life As An Educator

Last year, mid-September, I realized something was missing from my daily appearance -- my smile.

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Putting On Our Own Oxygen Masks

Routinely, come August, I begin gearing up for a new school year. Hopeful, optimistic, and...

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