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What’s trending? From anti-testing to the homework gap, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Making with Raspberry Pi

A teacher gets out of his comfort zone as he learns to code and build with Raspberry Pi.

Grow SEL skills through robotics

How robots are teaching kindergarteners to be better humans and problem solvers.

What’s trending? From dress codes to truancy, don’t miss these most-read stories.

We can all relate

Four steps toward becoming a relational leader

Off and running with ESSA

How an Indiana district is gearing up to comply with ESSA.

What’s trending? From science to the Common Core, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Educator Jill Stafford explains why service learning should be required in high school.

Ten lessons educators can learn from business

Be proactive to retain teachers

"Human contact" is key to retaining new teachers says veteran educator.

The virtual coffeehouse

How students attending an online school are showcasing their music skills.

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

Need a “silver bullet”? Try SEL

Four ways to build a comprehensive and intentional SEL program.

Making summer money online

Need a summer side hustle? Here are three ideas to try.

What’s trending? From learning styles to creative thinking, don’t miss these most-read stories.