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Matt Zalaznick

Students have a greater chance of coping with traumatic childhood experiences and succeeding in class when they can turn to a trusted adult at school. Read more>>

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Explore the true role of big data in effective teaching and learning—and get an expert’s tips for making big data “small” enough to identify unmet needs and maximize the impact of daily instruction. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick

Some may grumble that encouraging activism indoctrinates students with certain political beliefs, but experts say civic engagement teaches key skills. Read more>>

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Randall Munroe, creator of xkcd, explores the most complicated ways to do everyday tasks, like taking a selfie with a telescope or crossing a river by boiling it. Full of clever infographics and illustrations, "How To" is a mind-bending way to better understand the science and technology underlying the things we do every day. Read more>>

Ariana Fine

Faced with a lack of school lab space and a need for more in-depth medical imaging, district leaders and science educators have been seeking alternatives to real animal dissections in class.  Read more>>

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Instructional technology provides teachers with real-time insights into student comprehension, creating a more effective small-group learning environment. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick

Adding more reading time to the school day—at the expense of subjects such as social studies and science—will not help struggling readers make progress, a CAO Summit speaker says. Read more>>

Glenn Branch and Lin Andrews, DA guest columnists

DA guest columnists Glenn Branch and Lin Andrews of the National Center for Science Education discuss how educators require greater support to accurately and effectively teach climate science. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick

The job of disciplining students, particularly those of color, often falls to black male teachers, who then become viewed as “disciplinarians first and teachers second,” according to a new report. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick

President Donald Trump and Ed Secretary Betsy DeVos would drop federal funding for charter schools, increase CTE spending and create a single K-12 block grant. Read more>>

The 74

It is rare to find teachers who don’t believe students can perform to high expectations. The problem is that they don’t know what to do about it; they don't have an organized way of delivering on their core beliefs. Read more>>

NBC News

The interdisciplinary pilot curriculum goes beyond LGBTQ historical figures and their contributions. It also includes a creative writing lesson for how to treat LGBTQ characters, a world languages lesson on gender-neutral pronouns and biology lessons on sex and gender diversity. Read more>>

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