Native American narrative: Ensuring history, culture and contemporary life are integral in classrooms
An ongoing goal of the National Museum of the American Indian is to change the Native American narrative in schools all year long.
AI is killing homework — but sparking critical thinking
Determining priorities and accepting technological realities helped one school adopt an AI policy to suit teachers and students.
5 ways to reach the “Starbucks generation” with online tutoring
A term used to describe the generation that grew up with Starbucks as part of their lives, the “Starbucks generation” generally includes Gen Zs...
AI and CTE: Helping students learn about AI for jobs is crucial
AI in education is important, but AI and CTE are a must-have partnership to help prepare students for jobs-yet-to-be and AI itself.
AI Impact: ASCD/ISTE’s Culatta looks into AI’s future in education
AI tools already are being used a little in education, but for real effectiveness, professional development for teachers and pre-service teachers is paramount.
Address student stress with virtual collaboration edtech tools
A variety of edtech tools can help alleviate student stress by connecting them beyond the classroom and helping them share thoughts.
Tips for effectively evaluating edtech in your school
Several targeted questions can help you when evaluating edtech to ensure it works well and is worth keeping in your school.
4 questions to make leading and learning more effective
Teasing out colleagues' concerns and needs by asking the right questions can result in thoughtful answers and better leadership.
Fostering gratitude and thanksgiving: A guide for instructional coaches
Thanksgiving isn't just a holiday in November -- it's an attitude of gratitude that can and should be shared with teachers year-round.
Learning resource: How to inject relevancy into WWI history
World War I gets the short shift in history classes, but it started a US transformation. Here's how to connect it to current events.
What teachers need to solve the education crisis (Hint: It isn’t more to do)
Why we must reenvision teacher professional development so that it addresses what teachers really need to help them do their jobs.
Asserting teacher authority without being authoritarian
Classroom teachers should avoid being authoritarian or permissive. Instead, the right amount of authority lies in being authoritative.
Collaboration for Equitable Health: A Q&A with Tawana Thomas-Johnson and Kimelyn Harris
The American Cancer Society is collaborating with Bank of America and other organizations to address the leading causes of death in communities of color.
Navigating the triangle of success: A framework for superintendents
Superintendents should be sure to communicate regularly with the constituencies represented by the three corners of the triangle of success.
The benefits of dual language instruction and keeping it authentic
An instructional design specialist shares her insights into the benefits of dual language programs for all students.
Transferring inquiry approaches of museums to your classroom
Objects, whether from the National Air and Space Museum or a dusty closet, can give students a different perspective on lessons.
Taking career and technical education beyond the classroom
Work-based learning experiences can be powerful learning opportunities, but they can be a challenge to coordinate.
Delivering feedback, communication for excellence in education
Whether delivering feedback to students or faculty, the way in which you do it can affect behavior, performance and classroom climate.
Ever wonder what happens to winning STEM competition entries?
A Samsung Solve for Tomorrow winner pulls the curtain back to show how the students, the school and the community gained from the project.
Getting in the game: How games offer leadership lessons
Games and leadership can be wise companions, as playing games can offer different perspectives and ways to lead others.
Assessing student assessments: 7 things to look for
An assessment for your school should align with current research, encourage high expectations and offer teacher support tools.
PLC coaching: 12 ways to achieve effective results
Integrating Jim Knight’s Impact Cycle and Solution Tree's PLC framework can help educators with effective PLC coaching.
Empowering students, local community to turn data into action
Infusing data usage into curriculum and partnering with others can bring data skills to students and benefit the community as well.
Teaching college students networking skills is an equity imperative
Inspiring college students to cultivate relationships with a networking curriculum can boost career confidence and level the playing field.
Boost student engagement with video gaming curriculum: A Q&A with Dr. Kristy Custer
This post is sponsored by Generation Esports American K-12 students are missing school at alarming rates. More than a quarter of students missed 10%...
Why “first, do no harm” applies well to Deaf students in public schools
A former teacher who is Deaf says mainstream-school staff can take cues from people in the Deaf community on what's best for Deaf students.
How entrepreneurship education builds strong community ties
My district’s relationship with the business community, which uses entrepreneurship education as a cornerstone, is about to get even stronger.
Exploring teacher professional learning opportunities at the Smithsonian
The Smithsonian Institution offers many free professional learning opportunities for teachers, often held during the summer.
3 questions to ask when adopting AI tools in schools or districts
School leaders considering a new AI-driven technology must be sure the use is safe and effective, explains Adam Geller, founder of Edthena.
Leveraging edtech certifications for product decision-making
How a collaborative effort provides reliable and transparent information to help edtech district leaders select the best products.
AI is making networking and social skills more critical. Are your students prepared?
Social skills are a must for landing a job, but today's students lack the confidence to talk easily with adults. Here are ways to help.
Track the instructional coaching impact across district coaches
Data on instructional coaching impact for a districtwide report showcases its efficacy and encourages continuing educational improvement.
Modernizing student transportation regulations: A Q&A with Morgan Judge
This post is sponsored by EverDriven According to the Urban Institute, educational inequity extends beyond classroom walls: it starts with inadequate transportation options for...
How teaching in an online school inspired (and saved) our teaching careers
What's it like to teach at an online school compared with a traditional school? Two teachers from Ohio and Oregon offer insight.
The power of pictorial representations in math learning
Moving from concrete experiences to abstract symbols with manipulatives and pictorial representations creates learning, not just memorization.
5 tips for creating safe spaces for LGBTQ+ students
How educators can create safety for LGBTQ+ students, even as handling queer issues in schools becomes increasingly politicized.