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  • Student Engagement

    3 Participation Strategies for Live Video Instruction

    Most teachers develop ways to encourage classroom participation, but may not yet have ones for distance learning. These are easy to use anytime.
    Monica Burns
  • Coding in the Classroom

    3 Ways to Integrate Computer Science in Other Classes

    Students can develop computer science skills starting in the early grades—even without a computer—in project-based learning and other units.
    Jorge Valenzuela
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Making Space for Your Students’ Perspectives

    It takes time and intention, but creating opportunities for students to speak their truth builds understanding and empathy that benefits everyone—including the teacher.
  • Curriculum Planning

    Using One Region to Teach World History

    Focusing on depth instead of breadth can help students understand the intricacies of regional civilizations in world history.
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  • Family Engagement

    Home Visits Make a School Community Stronger

    Getting to know every family helps schools better support students, even into high school.
  • School Leadership

    Testing the Waters of Bringing Students Back to School

    Using strict health guidelines and restructured classrooms, some schools reopen in Northern California for the students who need them most.
  • PBL Planning

    Supporting Teachers to Workshop Project Ideas

    A strong project-based learning culture is built by giving opportunities for teachers to get feedback and support on their project ideas.
  • Mental Health

    How to Respond When a Student Acts Out

    Research shows that disciplining a child when they’re in the middle of an emotional outburst isn’t effective. Try these strategies instead.
The Research Is In

Reading the Virtual Classroom Is Hard, but It Can Be Done

Youki Terada

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