Manipulatives: Irreplaceable math tools for students
Manipulatives gives students a stronger understanding of math.
Transforming teaching, learning with augmented reality
Students get excited about topics with the help of accessible augmented reality edtech.
Active learning tools with GeoGebra and MyOpenMath
2 online math tools increase teacher's student comprehension, passing rate
Historians to teachers: Expect backlash, keep resisting
Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha Blain tell teachers to push back on efforts to censor history lessons.
How to get your district’s literacy programming on the same page
A chief academic officer shares how his district improved its literacy instruction through consistency, explicit phonics instruction and a commitment to professional development.
Navigating pandemic challenges: Identifying special education needs
Here's how students with special education services can make up for unfinished learning — and stay on track in the future.
Putting academics first by focusing on the whole child
A curriculum director explains why leaning into social and emotional learning this year is a key step in getting students back on track academically.
5 ways new school-home communication meets family, staff needs
Five reasons all districts need a one-stop school-home communications platform to improve coordination and engagement between the school community and home.
Superintendent turnover is skyrocketing. What school districts can do now to retain experienced educators
What school communities can do to better recruit, retain and support skilled leaders from diverse backgrounds.
How an online platform helped our young readers succeed
How Southeast Elementary School in Mississippi turned to technology for help supporting and nurturing young readers.
Applications open for SmartBrief on EdTech 2022 Readers Choice Awards
SmartBrief Education announces its 2022 education technology awards
Integrate media, civic literacy into all grades, subjects
Develop engaged citizens with classroom lessons on civics, media
A data-driven solution to districtwide technology adoption
Rather than driving change from the top down, usage analytics allows districts to manage change from the classroom up, technology director Jeff Faust writes.
5 virtual-classroom tools to foster authentic connections
Connecting activities to students, using a weekly newsletter and telling students about you can help build connections in virtual classrooms, teacher Dawn Comer writes.
Resolve NOT to do these 3 things in 2022
Rather than make traditional resolutions, Fred Ende, a director of curriculum and instructional services in Yorktown Heights, N.Y., resolves not to do three things in 2022: advocate for a return to pre-pandemic life, engage in "toxic positivity," or put fear, uncertainty and doubt into decision-making.
Esports coaching mixes Ted Lasso culture, distributed management
Teacher explains how to coach a high-school esports team -- the missing extracurricular activity many underserved students flock to -- for community-building and improved achievement.
Enduring education practices gleaned from pandemic
Making educational lemonade out of a lemon
How schools, students can succeed with online tutoring
Discover the pros, cons and features needed for an online tutoring company.
5 ways administrators can support teacher well-being
Staff SEL is just as vital as student SEL. Here's how to help.
How to recognize, handle students’ emotional wellness woes
Practical ways to help emotionally struggling students