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Tips for New Teachers: The First Day of School

Make a great first impression with these teacher-recommended strategies, icebreaker activities, and more.

Like other first days in your life, your first day as a teacher in your own elementary school classroom will have you feeling excited and anxious in equal measures. Don't worry too much, though. Even experienced teachers feel anxious about facing new students at the beginning of each school year.

3 Brain-Based Strategies That Encourage Deeper Thinking

Retrieval practises, elaboration, and concept mapping help students make richer, more meaningful connections between ideas.

With uncertainty hovering over fall plans, teaching and learning continue to look different from district to the district than ever before. While administrators juggle with tough choices, almost every teacher is back to reading, reflecting, and restructuring their lesson plans to keep their learners engaged and learning

3 Keys to a Better 2020–21

In response to the upheaval of the pandemic, researchers and the leaders of over 100 schools focused on three fundamental areas of education, whether it’s in person or virtual.

The pandemic precipitated a historic education disruption. In response, my colleagues at Baylor University and I gathered educators from around the world in virtual learning communities to determine how best to respond.

Personalized Professional Development at Home

Virtual resources ranging from specialized podcasts to live events on social media can help teachers hone their skills—from anywhere.

Summer is a time for teachers to refresh and recharge, but it also offers time for personalized professional development.

Translating Mindfulness to Distance Learning

Modelling rituals and making mindfulness playful can help students incorporate mindful practices into their daily routines.

The many challenges of this year have required people to cope with a range of external stressors. The United States is still navigating community response to George Floyd’s killing and racial inequities.