Education Trends

Drones Can Be Fun—and Educational

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Check out a variety of ways schools might use drones as a teaching tool.

PBL and STEAM Education: A Natural Fit

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Using project-based learning in science, technology, engineering, art, and math classes is a way to solve problems in real-world contexts.

A Powerful Way to End the School Year

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Year mapping allows students to see what they’ve learned in your class, and it’s a great resource for your incoming class.

Supporting Kids Through Times of Change

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Ten ways to help children cope with tough transitions in school—whether you’re their teacher or their parent.

A Solution for Student Disengagement

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Tap students’ leadership potential to help them form strong bonds with each other and with their school.

How Peer Pressure Undermines Success

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Will students pass up academic help based on how their friends feel? A new study suggests they will.

Travel Grants and Fellowships for Educators

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Money is available to help fund teachers’ professional trips. Here are some resources to help you find and apply for grants and fellowships.

Engaging With Contrary Evidence

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Crafting strong arguments requires students to truly grapple with evidence that doesn’t fit with their ideas.

Can Equity Be Taught?

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In a rapidly diversifying district with a largely white teaching force, how do you foster mutual trust and understanding? Send teachers to school.

Memorial Day in the Classroom: Resources for Teachers

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For teachers looking to incorporate Memorial Day into lessons, here are some of the best resources from around the internet.

Overcoming Obstacles to Critical Thinking

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The ability to think critically will benefit students throughout their lives. Here are a few tips on how to get started teaching it.

The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources

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Get a roundup of educational grants, contests, awards, free toolkits, and classroom guides aimed at helping students, classrooms, schools, and communities. Check this page weekly to get the latest updates!

Free Is Good

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Open educational resources are free digital materials you can use with your students. Here are some ways to find them.

Entering the Quiet Zone

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Giving students a dedicated spot in the classroom to collect themselves helps them learn to manage their emotions—a valuable life skill.

Bringing Poetry Outside

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See how one teacher encourages his school to join together and enjoy a spring day with poetry.

12 Inspiring STEM Books for Girls

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Science, technology, engineering, and math are more important than ever, so we’ve put together a list of books to encourage girls to persevere in these subjects.

Integrating Social and Emotional Competencies Into Academic Content

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Collaboration, problem solving, and social awareness are as necessary as literacy and math.

The Graduate Profile: A Focus on Outcomes

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These profiles help schools direct resources toward building student competencies. See how they work.

Students’ Best Tech Resource: The Teacher

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Three strategies to make sure your content—not your technology—is your students’ main focus.

Tips for Tackling Timed Tests and Math Anxiety

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You can’t make timed tests go away, but you can help make the stress more manageable for students.