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An intelligence officer walks into a classroom ...
An intelligence officer walks into a classroom ...

From Air Force to mom to Teacher of the Year finalist

“Mission to Mars” project helps boost engagement during remote learning
“Mission to Mars” project helps boost engagement during remote learning

How to create a hands-on, engaging project, even during the pandemic

How to help students with dyslexia navigate online college
How to help students with dyslexia navigate online college

Some students, including my son, are choosing not to enroll, but help is available for those who want to continue working towards their degree.

Coding teaches students the fun of “figuring it out”
Coding teaches students the fun of “figuring it out”

A middle-school health teacher helps STEM learners build their coding muscles and get comfortable with challenge.

Build community through all-school reading programs
Build community through all-school reading programs

How one librarian used literature to unite an entire school community.

Making remote learning work for foreign-language instruction
Making remote learning work for foreign-language instruction

A school in Virginia is seeing steady attendance, happy families and better relationships between students and teachers in a remote-learning environment. See how they’re making it happen.

3 ways to build better student writers
3 ways to build better student writers

A success formula for helping students develop writing skills

Tackle math anxiety in the special education classroom
Tackle math anxiety in the special education classroom

A resource teacher shares her best practices for engaging her students -- and the story of how math brought one student from the classroom to the stage.

Common ground between literacy and mathematics
Common ground between literacy and mathematics

English-language arts instruction has generally been separated from mathematics instruction but in recent years, more teachers are finding ways to connect the two. A look at the commonalities between the disciplines.

Supporting students on 504 plans during remote learning
Supporting students on 504 plans during remote learning

How parents and educators can make sure their students with 504 plans receive the accommodations they need.

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