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The Danger of Polite Silence: Five Strategies for Getting Students to Talk to One Another

Social psychologist Adam Grant makes the case for letting kids—and people of all ages—openly disagree. “Instead of trying to prevent arguments,” …

Teaching

Summer Reading 2018 | Teen Book List

There's no time like the present to make books your summer jam. Whether exploring fantastical worlds or places closer to home, let books transport …

Reading Workshop Resources

Looking for must have book lists and titles to include in your classroom library? It is a pleasure to share some of the popular series and titles at …

Media literacy courses help high school students spot fake news.

When the AP United States history students at Aragon High School in San Mateo, California, scanned the professionally designed pages of …

Study Finds Difference In Recollection From Screen Reading Vs. Paper Reading

The difference between screen reading vs. paper reading and what you recollect matters and is apparent, a new Dartmouth study suggests.<p>The study followed people who used computer screens for learning versus paper reading to learn, and found that while screen learning helped solidify the details of …

Want to write better? Read better writing.

Reading is a critical skill taught in elementary and secondary school. As children, we start with the ABCs and work up to classics such as Harper …

Student Self-Assessment Practices That Work

Understanding how we learn best is one of the keys to growth as human beings. This essential metacognitive skill is not innate and must be modeled …

Teaching

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Which Booktube Channel Should You Watch? | Quiz

Take this quiz and find out which lesser-known-but-equally-awesome booktube channel you should subscribe to! We crafted this quiz to match you with …

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Student Voice Should Determine Progress Report Grades

Second semester progress reports are coming due and that means it's time to once again formally solicit student feedback about their …

The Best Books On Writing I’ve Read (So Far)

As an avid reader and aspiring writer, I’m a sucker for books of this genre. Here’s a short list of books that influenced me and definitely opened my …

Creative Writing

35 Breathtaking Photos Taken By Women Throughout History

Let's celebrate Women's History Month by honoring these talented photographers.<p>Photography is an integral tool that gives us a glimpse into a world of experiences that can be so different from our own. It allows us to connect with people and places we may never have come across otherwise.<p>A powerful …

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36 Recommendations for Audiobooks Read by Women

Audiobooks and works by talented women are two things that I will never, ever, EVER get enough of, and I have a hunch many of you feel the same …

Matt's review of The Art of Coaching Teams

I Lied - My Students Aren't Grading Themselves

I teach 7th grade ELA. I used to write all over students' papers - telling them everything they need to correct. Then I shifted to only leaving one …

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Email Each Student a Note - Teacher Tech

Use the Add-ons menu to locate “Send Comments.”<p>In cell B2 title what the note or comment is in reference to.<p>In addition to the personalized note, you …

Google Classroom: Add Other Documents to Class Folder - Teacher Tech

I added collaborative notes documents to Google Classroom as “Students can edit file.” I did not want to push out a copy of the document to each …

Is Our Grading System Fair?

The great majority of kids who fail do so because of the dreaded zero, which is most generally the result of a missing assignment, not necessarily an …

Millions are about to have access to free e-books. Thanks, Obama.

What was your favorite book growing up?<p>Was it a classic like "The Secret Garden," "The Phantom Tollbooth," or "Stuart Little"? Or maybe something …

10 Books That Help Me Hook Self-Proclaimed Middle School “Non-Readers” by Brittany Gendron

As educators, we know that there is no such thing as a non-reader, just a young soul who has yet to find the right book. The book that turns …

Book club helps immigrant mothers find joy in reading and support their kids' education

Maria Onate had not read a book until her son started high school.<p>Her illiterate parents ended her schooling when she was 15, informing her that she had to get ready for marriage and work to help support the family in their rancho in Puebla, Mexico.<p>More than two decades later, she was shocked when …

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Fact-Check: Are Women Facing The Draft?

The Pentagon has opened all jobs across the military to women, including once-closed posts in the infantry and special operations forces. The announcement in December came after a nearly three-year process, and with the acknowledgement that women had fought and died in combat in Iraq and …