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They are already teaching social and emotional learning and executive functioning skills.

Passion drives learning when a group of students create a device to help prevent concussions.

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

What educators should look for in a dyslexia screener -- and what these devices can and can't do.

Coding is not just for math class

Coding builds creativity, problem solving skills. Three ways to bring it into your classroom.

What’s trending? From Blue Ribbons to unexcused absences, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Do you know the signs of a student struggling with dyslexia? What to look for and how to help.

Training for life

How students with special needs are developing skills for work and life.

What’s trending? From "Mister Rogers" to group work, don’t miss these most-read stories.

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

Become a great listener

Eight ways school leaders can improve their listening skills.

Blended-learning trend watch

What's happening in blended learning? A look at the models on the rise.

How to vet edtech tools

Eight questions you should ask when evaluating edtech tools and research.

What’s trending? From credit recovery to K-12 challenges, don’t miss these most-read stories.