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Drop the Syllabus for a “No-Dis Day” on Day One

Here is my creative first day of school approach to introduce the classroom vision and guidelines while avoiding the usual coma-like state of boredom that renders students disengaged, disillusioned and disconcerted.

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The Students and Parents of Project-Based Learning

We recently had the opportunity to hear powerful stories from students, parents, and educators at PBL World. In this podcast, you will hear from some of the people we spoke with and learn why they are vested in project-based learning.

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Personalized PBL: Start With Senior Projects

By: Kevin Gant. New Tech Network values great education "for all and each," and one of the ways we focus on personalized project-based learning for students is through a New Tech Model component near and dear to my heart: The Senior Project.

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The Danger of Designing Lessons for Thinkers

By: Gillian Judson. Instead of approaching teaching with a view of students as mostly or primarily thinkers, I encourage all teachers to re-imagine their students as the "perfinkers" that they are.

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What’s Your School District’s Tagline for the New School Year?

By: Justin Aglio and Dr. Michael Ghilani. Here are the steps Montour School District took to create a tagline that best represents our mission, as well as our current and future plans to continue modeling it for our students.

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To My Autistic Son’s New Teacher, Before the First Day of School

By: Courtnie Rederick. As both the mother of an autistic child and a teacher, here is a letter I wrote to my son's new teacher offering my support and partnership during the upcoming school year.

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Cultivating Mindfulness in the Classroom

Teaching kids skills like meditation and integrating practices can help them develop mindfulness throughout the school day. Here are several resources to help calm their bodies and activate their minds in the classroom.

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