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The Science Behind Brain Breaks

Research shows that breaks can provide more than rest. Use them to boost creativity, cognitive function, and social skills.

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Using One Region to Teach World History

Focusing on depth instead of breadth can help students understand the intricacies of regional civilizations in world history.

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Digital inequality: is another edtech strategy already overdue?

We know about digital inequality, but why hasn’t more progress been made? By James Higgins

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Building Critical Thinkers by Combining STEM With History

By asking students to explore the history of scientific discoveries, we get them to view their world with more wonder.

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How to Help Students Get Used to Masks

In many places, students returning to school buildings will be required to wear masks. These strategies can help elementary students adjust.

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Pandemic Pivots: Edtech Edition

In education, the shuttering of campuses and classrooms has been a windfall for purely digital companies—some of which are attracting plenty of private capital. Here are some edtech pandemic pivots to watch.

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5 tips to build a thriving digital classroom

With the benefit of time and lessons learned from the early COVID days, here are 5 tips to help you prepare for another digital semester.

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11 Teacher-Recommended Math Apps and Online Tools

Whether you teach online or in person this fall, these digital math tools may come in handy for grades pre-K through 12.

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Translating Mindfulness to Distance Learning

Modeling rituals and making mindfulness playful can help students incorporate mindful practices into their daily routines.

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Emphasizing the Importance of Play During Distance Learning

For young children, play is the primary vehicle for learning, and these ideas will help ensure that they continue to have rich play experiences at home.

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Distance Learning FAQ: Solving Teachers’ and Students’ Common Problems

Lessons learned from problems during remote learning can help inform teaching and learning this fall.

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Preschoolers Prefer Books Rich in Whys

Want to increase a young child’s motivation to read? Tap into their natural curiosity, a new study finds.

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Lessons on Culturally Responsive Teaching From Black Churches

White teachers seeking to grow in their cultural competence and better engage black students can learn from a mainstay of many black communities.

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Inventive and Inspiring Ways to Learn from Home

If you are a parent leading ‘schools’ in your own home during COVID or a passionate educator looking for the opportunity in all this to break free of the mould and push education forward, this is for you.

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Calming End-of-Year Stress

The school year’s end can be stressful for students leaving a structured environment for uncertain situations. Offer connection and affirmation to help them feel valued and confident.

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4 Key Aspects of Teaching an Online Class

What an educator with experience teaching online has learned about structuring students’ online and offline experiences and how to provide feedback to keep the learning going.

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