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Changes in the Student Brain: A Review of Age of Opportunity

Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence is a game changer in understanding the developing brain of millennials.

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The Literary Revolver: An Interactive Structure from Studio 113

Frankly speaking, interactive learning structures work. By merging standards-based prompts, random selectiveness, a backchannel, improvisational acting, and overall creativity, Studio 113’s fairly new “Literary Revolver” places students on an engaging, challenging, and fun path to lesson mastery.

10 days ago by

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The Student Bill of Rights: Add Your Amendment

What are the inalienable rights that every educator should ensure for their students? Teacher Blogger Greg Garner explores five rights while asking for readers to contribute.

11 days ago by

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So You’re Already a Connected Educator… Now What?

You can completely transform learning for your students by sharing ideas or connecting with other classrooms around the world. Check out these 5 things to focus on once you have taken the plunge to becoming a connected educator.

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5 Teaching Habits to Tame Time

Something kicks my posterior way too often. It’s a frenemy of mine, you see. Yep, that’s right. FREN-E-MY. Think of polar opposites. Some days are swing and duck, while others are smile and enjoy good luck. Oh, yeah. Are you picking up what I’m laying down? I’m speaking of that ceaseless, consistent, and never-...

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Digital Learning Now!

Digital Learning Now! is a national campaign to advance policies that will create a high quality digital learning environment to better prepare students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in college and careers.

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..But What Are They Learning? 3 Tips for Deeper Learning

As we look at the start of fall, it is a great time to refocus our energies. When we worry that students aren't learning, we come up with reactive solutions, but how can we get in front of these issues? How can we move from planning activities, to planning learning?

22 days ago by

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A Blogging as Writing Curriculum

Middle School English Teacher, Susan Lucille Davis, takes a look into how to incorporate blogging into students' writing curriculum.

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