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Apps for Students With Special Needs—As School Buildings Shutter.

The coronavirus creates a unique challenge for students with special needs—educators share recommendations for apps to support learning at home.

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During Coronavirus, a Teacher Describes the Scramble to Go Digital.

In Bergen County, New Jersey, just outside New York City, a school closure pushes teachers to confront the challenges of online learning.

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What Teachers in China Have Learned in the Past Month.

An American whose classroom in Beijing is now online shares what she and her team have learned since the coronavirus hit, just as U.S. teachers make the same shift.

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9 Strategies for Motivating Students in Mathematics.

Keep your math students engaged with these techniques.

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Borrowing a Literacy Strategy From Band Class.

A band teacher explains how a process he uses to train budding musicians’ inner voice can be used to help struggling readers improve.

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Simple Ways to Encourage Kindness in Students of All Ages.

With Random Acts of Kindness Day approaching, here are five easy ways to promote kindness across all age groups.

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Getting to the Heart of What Students Know in Math.

Challenging problems with several paths to the solution encourage students to develop their understanding of mathematical concepts.

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Teaching Your Heart Out: Emotional Labor and the Need for Systemic Change.

Love for their students is what drives many teachers—but it’s also what makes the profession really, really hard.

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Why Inclusion Matters on the Playground.

When general education students and students with special needs play together, it breaks down unconscious biases about disability and fosters relationships.

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Explore working memory and its importance to teaching and learning.

What it is, why it’s important for teachers to know about it and how an understanding of working memory can inform the way teachers teach.

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The Powerful Effects of Drawing on Learning.

The science is clear: Drawing beats out reading and writing to help students remember concepts.

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The Value of Digital Tools in Science Classes.

Digital learning experiences can be used to mirror the work of real scientists, boosting students’ engagement and learning outcomes.

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