Doorways Into Activism

Books can give children an entry point to taking action in the outside world by providing examples of how to address bullying, bias, and injustice.

Bringing Authors Into Your Classroom

Video chats with published writers will inspire your students to read and write more.

Digital Tools and Distraction in School

We should be deliberately teaching middle and high school students how to manage their devices.

Learning to Hook an Audience

The author’s fifth-grade students practiced a variety of skills in order to make 25-minute verbal and visual presentations on their inquiry-based projects.

Social Media Posts as Exemplars

Text messages and Instagram captions can be valuable samples for teaching tone, writing conventions, and levels of formality.

Social Media Posts as Exemplars

Text messages and Instagram captions can be valuable samples for teaching tone, writing conventions, and levels of formality.

Letting Students Succeed as Themselves

An American teacher shares a lesson learned during time he spent in New Zealand schools.

Helping Students With Autism Transition Into a New School Year

Parents and teachers can minimize the stress with some joint prep before school starts.

Battling Decision Fatigue

When you’re teaching reading, focusing on these three questions can help you conserve your mental energy.

Justice Committee: Using Restorative Practices to Resolve Conflicts

Students at Pittsfield Middle High School are trained to mediate conflicts between their fellow students—and between students and teachers.

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