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  • Social and Emotional Learning

    How to Promote Social, Emotional, and Character Development

    There’s no need for funding or special training to bring these approaches and strategies into your classroom right away.
  • Communication Skills

    What Productive Talk Looks Like in the Elementary Grades

    Using sentence stems to scaffold classroom discussions guides students to speak, actively listen, and build on each others’ ideas.
  • The Research Is In

    Students Think Lectures Are Best, But Research Suggests They’re Wrong

    How much background knowledge is needed to understand a piece of text? New research discovers the tipping point.