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Teaching Strategies

Teaching Despite the Test

Don’t let standardized tests drain the life out of your teaching. Check out these tips for getting the creativity back in the classroom.

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An Educator’s Guide to the “Four Cs”

By Antonia A. Gilbert

All educators want to help their students succeed in life. What was considered a good education 50 years ago, however, is no longer enough for success in college, career, and citizenship in the 21st century.

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Keeping Kids Accountable

By Sheila Kohl

Making students accountable for their own success isn't easy, but fortunately your colleagues have some tried and true approaches to help students step up to the plate and become responsible learners.

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Social Media Made Simple

By Emma Chadband

Strategies to help you bring new media into your classroom quickly and effectively. (Plus 10 free sites to use.)

Ask the Expert

You can't teach a class that's out of control. But Kate Ortiz, our classroom management expert with more than 30 years of experience, may be able to help. Describe your situation and you’ll have an answer within 24 hours.

You’re a Classroom Superhero

Educators like you are rising to superhero-like challenges every day.  Classroom Superheroes enables students, parents, and community members to voice their appreciatons for your work.