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Professional Development Opinion Here's a Way Forward With Challenging Students
Giving teachers a chance to use their expertise can have stellar results, write two researchers.
Bryan Mascio & Hunter Gehlbach, September 7, 2022
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5 Strategies to Better Address Challenging Behavior
Use strategies that you can do right now to develop a mindset and skillset to set yourself up for success this school year.
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PBIS Basics: A Positive Behavior Start for Back to School
Explore how to inform your summer and fall PD with ways to streamline your behavior data collection and make it easily accessible to all stakeholders.
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Pre-K teacher Vera Csizmadia teaches 3-and 4-year-old students in her classroom at the Dr. Charles Smith Early Childhood Center in Palisades Park, N.J., on Sept. 16, 2021.
Almost 6 in 10 teachers said their students mastered the content they needed to during the 2021-22 school year, according to a Khan Academy/YouGov survey.
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Student Achievement What Teachers Say Is the Biggest Barrier to Learning Recovery
A Khan Academy/YouGov survey of teachers explores views on unfinished learning, getting students to master concepts, and grading.
Lauraine Langreo, July 26, 2022
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Student Well-Being Video How Social-Emotional Learning Can Foster Student Growth
An SEL specialist in Chicago is creating a positive relationship between students and teachers, and changing how students see themselves.
Kaylee Domzalski, July 22, 2022
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Praise for Improvement: Supporting Student Behavior through Positive Feedback and Interventions
Discover how PBIS teams and educators use evidence-based practices for student success.
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Student Well-Being From Our Research Center Students Are Behaving Badly in Class. Excessive Screen Time Might Be to Blame
Schools need more support to help prevent the overuse of technology from leading to unhealthy behaviors.
Sarah D. Sparks, April 12, 2022
6 min read
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Student Well-Being Educators See Gaps in Kids' Emotional Growth Due to Pandemic
Those surveyed by EdWeek say students struggle with social skills and emotions amid stress they've endured in the last few years.
Evie Blad, February 24, 2022
5 min read
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School Climate & Safety Opinion 5 Things to Expect When Schools Return to In-Person Learning
Many schools are just coming back to in-person learning. There are five issues all school communities should anticipate when that happens.
Matt Fleming, April 26, 2021
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Classroom Technology How to Thwart 'Zoombombing' in the Remote Classroom: 10 Tips
Early into the new school year, ‘Zoombombings’ are already becoming an all-too common learning disruption for students and their teachers.
Alyson Klein, September 22, 2020
7 min read
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School & District Management Do You Have to 'Love' Every Student? And What If You Don't?
Assuring a positive student-teacher relationship is easier said than done. Here’s what veteran educators advise about how to make that relationship work, and what to do when things fall apart.
Madeline Will, February 12, 2020
9 min read
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School Climate & Safety How to Manage Discord Over Student Discipline
Student misbehavior and discipline is a major source of friction between principals and teachers. Veteran educators share how they build consensus around discipline in their schools.
Arianna Prothero, October 15, 2019
10 min read
Veronica Lyon, a math teacher at Lincoln Middle School in Clarkston, Wash., comforts one of her 7th graders after a lesson in fractions. Lyon interweaves social-emotional lessons and mathematics to support distressed students.
Veronica Lyon, a math teacher at Lincoln Middle School in Clarkston, Wash., comforts one of her 7th graders after a lesson in fractions. Lyon interweaves social-emotional lessons and mathematics to support distressed students.
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Teaching Profession How Caring for Students in Distress Can Take a Steep Toll
Schools using trauma-sensitive approaches are becoming more mindful of—and guarding against—the emotional burnout of teachers.
Sarah D. Sparks, September 17, 2019
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