10 strategies and practices that can help all students overcome barriers

10 Strategies and Practices That Can Help All Students Overcome Barriers

Educators today are faced with the daunting task of teaching students that face personal and social-emotional challenges on a broad scale unlike any other...

How to use digital badges in the classroom

As anyone who has spent time in a classroom can attest, traditional assessment methods often don’t measure everything. That’s where digital badges come into...

What kind of educator are you?

By Michele Hill and Paul J. Berardelli Twitter is the home for hundreds of educational chats each week. Some of us lurk, while many of us actively participate...

Three pandemic lessons for teachers to carry forward

By Erik Powell As educators in the pandemic, we’ve had to redesign entire lessons, units, and courses on the fly while learning new technology such...

Planning and instructing for deep learning

By Elliott Seif This series of deep learning commentaries is built on the idea that strong basic and deep learning content, skills, and attitudes are...

The case for grade-level instruction as schools reconvene

By LauraMarie Coleman Along with issues of health and safety, concerns about making up for lost learning are a major source of anxiety for educators and parents...

Teaching students math fact fluency

Much of what we know about teaching students math facts is wrong. Timed tests are the primary culprit. Authors Jennifer Bay-Williams and Gina Kling...

#ELMagChat Recap: How to cultivate deeper online discussions

As educators continue to conduct most of their teaching online, the questions about how to cultivate good discussions are adding up. Discussion is one...

5 essential trauma-informed priorities for remote learning

As the COVID-19 pandemic upends communities worldwide, trauma-informed practices to support students who have experienced childhood trauma are more urgent than ever.

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