High School Flexible Seating Done Right

Interested in switching to flexible seating? Get funding ideas, helpful tips, and how-to photos from the pros—your fellow high school teachers.

Stirring Students’ Imaginations

Three strategies for helping upper elementary and middle school students develop their mind’s eye.

Back-to-School Resources for Parents

Find information on easing transition jitters, managing kids’ tech use, getting involved in the school, and more.

It’s OK to Say No

Sometimes teachers take on so much work that they lose their sense of purpose. Here are a few steps you can take to avoid that.

A Surprising Way to Reduce Math Stress

A new study finds that a simple writing exercise can improve students’ math outcomes.

Note Taking With Technology

Despite arguments to the contrary, computers can be effective for note taking—if we adequately support students in using them.

10 Free Apps and Tools for Starting Out (and Staying) Organized

Choose from among these options—all free!—to develop a system for staying on top of student work, lesson plans, and resource ideas.

Books That Explore the Refugee Experience

These nine books—for students of all grade levels—convey what it’s like to be a refugee.

A Voice Worth Listening To

Writing poetry can help students find confidence in their voice, and you can incorporate it into your curriculum with these mini-units.

A Push in the Right Direction

Mentors have the power to shape people’s choices in positive ways, as a teacher and student share in a pair of videos.

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