SmartBrief Originals
Connecting education professionals with industry news, insights, resources and trends.

What’s trending? From PBL to student anxiety, don’t miss these most-read stories.

One educator shares tips for recognizing food-insecure students’ behavior.

Integrating art across subjects

How cross-curricular arts integration helps students build creative muscle.

Compassion in action

Can SEL help combat school violence? A mother who lost her son to a school shooting says yes.

What’s trending? From flexible classrooms to student data, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Squirrels in the Rose Garden

Lessons on hope and leadership from Jill Biden, Manny Scott and General Colin Powell.

When students lead active learning

A tech-infused active learning environment helps drive student-led instruction. See how.

What’s trending? From growth mindset to science fairs, don’t miss these most-read stories.

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

Missing the mark

Actress Marlee Matlin shares ways to improve the playing field for students with disabilities.

Education leader Fred Ende shares 10 leadership and learning lessons from ASCD Empower18.

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

5 tools for student, leader growth

From helping students process grief to networks for principals, tips from Empower18.

6 takeaways from Empower18

Managing at-risk students, inspiring words from Jill Biden and more from Empower18.

How to find an assessment platform

A game plan for choosing and rolling out an assessment system for your district.