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A look at the Sketchnoting movement

Tech Showcase roundup: June

Resources for coding, Chemistry top product spotlight

What’s trending? From Pell Grants to states' ESSA plans, don’t miss these most-read stories.


Three ways to simplify planning using assessment data.

What’s trending? From makerspaces to neuroscience, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Don't let summer break result in learning loss. Use these ideas to maintain learning momentum.

Help students put in effort, accept criticism and celebrate their peers’ successes.

What’s trending? From pre-K standards to DeVos hearing, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Is there a perfect way to teach social emotional skills? See how @SchoolPerfect does it.

Do you want to connect with students? Consider how storytelling can bridge the gap.

Using SAMR model for planning

How SAMR can help teachers better integrate technology into lessons.

What’s trending? From fidget devices to a new IDEA website, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Learning is an ongoing process. Learn how a "summer summary" can foster growth.

The Editor's Choice Content Award celebrates educator-written content. Meet the winners.

7 tips for developing PBL leaders

Leading project-based teams starts with owning your development. Here’s where to begin.