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Motivating Students With Effective Feedback and Clarity

In today's guest post, school superintendent and Visible Learning trainer BR Jones shows how feedback can motivate students in a whole new way.


Student Voice: Do We Really Listen to Students?

The adults in school talk a great deal about how students should learn and behave. But do they ever talk to students about it?


Edcamps: The Lil' PD That Could...

Edcamps can help you meet your Professional Development needs, and the Edcamp Foundation has the perfect short reference book to help you get there.


The Goldilocks' Principle: Meeting the Needs of Special Education Students

Do special education students suffer from our lower expectations or from a state's expectations that may be too high? Only Goldilocks' knows.


Should Students Become Content Curators?

What is content curation, and should our students learn how to do it?


Principals: 5 Ways to Create a More Inclusive School Climate

School climate is super important to increasing student academic growth. Here are five easy steps for school leaders to achieve a better climate.


What Is an iStudent?

What is an iStudent? In this video based on the work of Mark Barnes, you'll find out.


How Effective Is Technology With At-Risk Students?

A recent report released by the Alliance for Excellent Education and Stanford University focuses on how effective technology is when it comes to at-risk students.


Want to Engage Parents? Flip Your Open House!

Open House can often feel like Groundhog's Day for parents. Try flipping it to build engagement!


Teachers & Leaders: Is Your Behavior Worthy of a Lunchbox?

In today's guest blog, Russell Quaglia and Lisa Kinnaman reflect on metal lunchboxes and superheroes, and ask whether our actions as teachers and leaders would put us on the cover.


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