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With so much time now spent reviewing for tests, here are five ways to improve the quality of both instruction and assessment in your classroom.
See how students investigate real issues in their communities—and check out an e-book on how to adopt this type of program.
Students need periodic breaks to ease brain strain, and the perceived demand that they should always be on task is unrealistic.
If the teacher isn’t great, you can help your kid take charge of their own learning.
To get a clear picture of student achievement from assessments, don’t give or take away points for things that aren’t related to the core content.
Transform the Individualized Education Program meeting from a mandatory evaluative process into a student-centered discussion.
Leverage your students’ interests in gaming to build social and emotional learning—skills that will be valuable in their future jobs.
These students are making things people need and want.
A veteran English teacher on the importance of choice, plus three tactics to keep high school readers engaged.
Help your students understand the perspectives of other people with these tried-and-tested methods.
Try these simple mental and physical exercises throughout the school day to improve your mood.
A collection of lesson plans, curricula, and multimedia resources for teaching the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Learn how executive skills—like working memory and cognitive flexibility—play an essential role in reading.