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    7 Ways to Make Teaching a More Sustainable Profession

    Tips for school leaders seeking to foster an environment?that supports, engages, and motivates teachers.
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    Tapping Students’ Interests to Develop Literary Analysis Skills

    Passion blogging is a low-stakes chance for?students to analyze texts of their choosing before they move?on to?complex literary texts.
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  • Literacy

    3 Alternatives to Reading Logs

    Teacher-tested ideas to keep reading homework from feeling like a chore.
  • STEM

    Connecting Math and Science to Reading and Writing

    Educators in K-12 classrooms are exploring unique ways to bridge the gap between math, science, and literacy.

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  • Social and Emotional Learning

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    5 research-backed tips to keep your elementary students?on-task.
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    Experts argue that recess is necessary for a child's social and academic development, and skipping it as punishment for misbehavior or to accommodate more seat time?is a serious mistake.
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    Students need to learn to write a formal lab report, but there’s room in science classes for them to show their learning in other ways as well.
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