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How to Find Games for Classroom Learning

A game-based learning expert looks at why teachers should try using games, and shares a new book—available for free—that will help them identify worthwhile games for their students.

Reducing Dependence on Slides

Focusing less on the slides and more on student discussion fosters deeper engagement.

9 New Ways to Use Flipgrid in the Classroom

The popular tool has features that teachers in any subject can use to help students connect with each other and share their learning.

The video-sharing tool Flipgrid, as we all know, is popular in schools—so popular, in so many countries, that its rapid rise been attributed to “Flipgrid Fever.” The tool has been free for educators to use for over a year now after being acquired by Microsoft.

Supporting Students in the Hospital

One teacher shares her advice for teaching a student who is hospitalized and her tips for reentry into the classroom.

Almost every student will miss a few days of school at some point for minor illness or injury, but some students experience prolonged absences from school due to debilitating illnesses or injuries.

As a teacher juggling many responsibilities, you might feel overwhelmed trying to meet the needs of your hospitalized student, but teachers can be a steadfast face of normalcy for a child whose entire world has been turned upside down. Find ways to help hospitalized students and those transitioning back to the school environment.

3 Lessons Learned as a New Teacher

Many new teachers are told they need to be more strict, but that may not be the best advice for everyone.

I remember well the challenge of being a new teacher and creating a welcoming yet well-managed classroom.