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Tips for makerspaces, maker projects

This Tech Tip roundup offers ideas for makerspaces, maker projects, sketchnoting, more.

What’s trending? From distraction trends to Genius Hours, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Using video for self reflection

Improve reflection and practice through video observation.

ASCD Associate Executive Director Ronn Nozoe discusses the state of the 2017-18 school year.

ASCD’s Emily Davis discusses important trends affecting education leaders this year.

What’s trending? From STEM in sports to learning spaces, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Voting for the 2017 Educators’ Choice Content Award is under way. Cast your vote by Dec. 15.

In part I of this STEM policy update, we hear from Lindsey Gardner about STEM and ESSA funding.

TLC for School PLCs

A new professional-learning community approach is helping teachers lead reform.

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

Gamify keyboarding skills

A gaming platform helps kindergarteners learn to type.

What’s trending? From metacognition to blended learning, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Allowing students to re-take exams can increase their motivation and reward hard work.

Tips for cross-curricular STEM

Online resources help connect social studies to STEM.

What’s trending? From dyslexia to early math lessons, don’t miss these most-read stories.