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Fred Ende shares best practices for facilitating an effective professional learning community.

Managing classroom devices

Three easy ways to make sure devices are a boon -- not burden -- in your classroom.

What’s trending? From class rules to restorative justice, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Help teachers want to use tech

Fighting teacher buy in for your tech initiatives? Three ways to convert the skeptics.

Anne Jolly was a STEM teacher before she knew what a STEM teacher was. Are you one too?

When students raise their voices

Civil-rights project helps students see how their voice matters in the world.

What’s trending? From Head Start to new libraries, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Shane Safir shares how something as simple as listening can improve the way a school functions.

Jim Dillon discusses the gap between student and staff perceptions of bullying in schools.

Ditch the dinosaur

Break up with rote-memory-dinosaur lessons and inject interest in informational texts.

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

The Editor's Choice Content Award celebrates educator-written content. Meet the winners.

Get creative with your 3D printer

Students use their new 3D printer to make VR goggles. See how.

What’s trending? From memory tips to TED talks, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Why, and how, to let students lead their learning and avoid “the traditional game of school.”