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  • Mental Health

    Reducing the Stigma Around Student Mental Illness—A Day at a Time

    Driven by high rates of youth suicide and depression, some states are now providing the legal backing for students to take a ‘mental health day.’
    Nora Fleming
  • Education Equity

    Is It Time to Detrack Math?

    Districts are moving to end the practice of tracking as research suggests that it may deepen educational inequities—with little benefit for students’ academic performance.
  • Technology Integration

    A Litmus Test for Making Tech More Inclusive

    A once-shy student is now a teacher working to make sure all students, even those who are quiet by nature, feel productive and included.
  • Blended Learning

    Answers to Your Blended Learning Questions

    Teachers had a lot of questions about an Edutopia video featuring a blended learning model developed in a public high school, and the team behind that model has answers.
  • Teaching Strategies

    Simple Ways to Integrate Four Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies

    Jennifer Gonzalez talks with a researcher and a teacher to tackle the science—and the logistics—behind teaching strategies like spaced practice and interleaving.
  • The Research Is In

    8 Proactive Classroom Management Tips

    New teachers—and experienced ones too—can find ideas here on how to stop disruptive behavior before it begins.
  • Student Voice

    Student Voice and Choice in the Early Elementary Grades

    A look at how a second-grade teacher gave her students some control over the classroom jobs list to bolster their sense of autonomy.
  • School Climate

    6 Strategies for Building Better Student Relationships

    A teacher shares her best practices for establishing strong relationships with her class at the start of the school year.
  • Education Equity

    Dispelling Myths Around Learning Disabilities

    One in five students struggle with learning or attention issues like autism, dyscalculia, or ADHD, yet only 17 percent of teachers feel prepared to support them, a new report finds.
  • Project-Based Learning

    Podcasting Creates an Audience for Student Storytellers

    A six-phase process for podcast design guides students to an engaging final product in an interdisciplinary project-based learning unit.