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Getting to Know the Brains of Your Students

The summer always seems so long and full of possibility when we end a school year. Then, it seems, it is gone faster...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 13 Aug
Donald Bear
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By Donald Bear | 13 Aug

We Can’t Have Equity Without Love

I come from nothing. I was reminded of this at a tense board meeting in which a member...
Abdul Wright
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By Abdul Wright | 8 Aug

Assessing Knowledge and Cleverness in the Math Classroom

It took me many years of teaching to figure out that my...
Dan Kennedy
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By Dan Kennedy | 1 Aug
Kelisa Wing
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By Kelisa Wing | 30 Jul
Elfrieda Hiebert
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By Elfrieda Hiebert | 25 Jul

4 Ways to Soar This Summer

Ahh, the summer. Hot days, hot nights, hopefully a dip in a pool or some water. Summer is...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 17 Jul

5 Ways to Build a Classroom Library on a Budget

Giving our students access to great books is critical to...
Becca Foxwell
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By Becca Foxwell | 9 Jul

10 Qualities of Highly Effective Teachers

What makes a teacher highly effective in the classroom? I...
Becca Foxwell
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By Becca Foxwell | 25 Jun