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Dyslexia education in the age of COVID-19
Dyslexia education in the age of COVID-19

These three best practices will help educators teach students with dyslexia amid the current school closures.

How esports can help students grow
How esports can help students grow

A student gamer loses sight of his academic discipline and focus -- esports helps bring him back.

Teaching entrepreneurship with Google Cloud during COVID-19
Teaching entrepreneurship with Google Cloud during COVID-19

These Texas students launched businesses amid the pandemic. See how they did it.

8 ways to make vocabulary instruction more effective
8 ways to make vocabulary instruction more effective

Dread teaching vocabulary? Here’s how to escape the mundane and make it engaging.

The art of civil discussion
The art of civil discussion

Don’t avoid controversial topics in your classroom. Tips for teaching students how to engage in intelligent, constructive discussion.

Students with dyslexia need structured reading instruction
Students with dyslexia need structured reading instruction

A dyslexia expert puts the “reading wars” to bed and explains the how and why behind the most effective way to build a foundation in reading.

Unlocking the code to reading instruction
Unlocking the code to reading instruction

A Georgia school district took steps to ensure its students mastered reading during the critical primary years. What they did and how it’s working.

Inspiring mathematical thinking with minimal language
Inspiring mathematical thinking with minimal language

A principal explains how his school used a spatial-temporal approach to engage teachers and students in productive conversations about math.

How to differentiate math lessons for all skill levels
How to differentiate math lessons for all skill levels

Personalized learning comes down to results. When educators differentiate learning for our students, they are doing so much more than just improving math skills.

Let's get kids excited about reading nonfiction
Let's get kids excited about reading nonfiction

On Dr. Seuss' birthday, it's especially timely to examine what makes classics like his stand the test of time -- and in what ways have young readers evolved?