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Teaching with Rigor: A Call for a Different Kind of Instruction

We are preparing students for an unknown future—for filling jobs that don’t exist now, solving problems we can’t even imagine, and using technology that...
Project-Based Learning: Think Twice Before Deciding It’s "Too Hard" to Implement

We all can probably remember being in school and having to do projects. Each student in the class would be assigned the same thing—like...
Teaching Higher-Order Thinking

Teaching young children how to think at a higher level takes dedication and focus on the part of teachers. Some students can easily and...
Are You a Higher-Order Thinking Teacher

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Melissa Dickson Watch Up the level of higher-order thinking (H.O.T.) in your First, Second, or Third Grade classroom—easily and immediately. See how...
Reading by Grade 3

An alarming number of children—about 67% nationwide—are not able to read by grade three. Of those children, 80% are from low-income families and children...
A Close Look at Close Reading in a Diverse Classroom

Close reading, the practice of reading to uncover layers of meaning that lead to deep comprehension, is now a requirement of the new standards....
Tinkering & Makerspace: Provide Time to Explore and Experiment in the Classroom

The idea of “learning by doing” is hardly new. For decades, educators have witnessed the power of engaging children in learning through hands-on experiences....
Math Problem-Solving: Perseverance and Communication Required Not Genius

Problem-solving is the cornerstone of mathematics. Yet, math word problems are a struggle for many students. When word problems are assigned, it’s not uncommon...
Put Your 'Thinking' Caps On!

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Laureen Reynolds Watch Find out how easy it can be to teach critical thinking, an important skill that goes beyond rote memorization...
Games that Stick: Playful Ways to Work With Numbers

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Kristin Hilty Watch Your little ones will LOVE Kristin's interactive games! You will, too, because they make it so easy to develop...

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