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Making Your Classroom a Safe Place for Kids Who Stutter

It’s not just Joe Biden—figures as various as Charles Darwin, Ed Sheeran, and Shaquille O’Neal stuttered growing up. Here’s how to integrate a student who stutters into your classroom.

When you teach a student who has a stutter, you are likely balancing two challenges: managing special considerations, and often an IEP,

Watching video lectures as homework: how the flipped classroom model helps students develop real life skills

The use of video in education has taken schools and universities by storm, largely due to student demand. The students of today not only expect to be able to complete all their assignments digitally, but are also actively using the Internet to assist them in learning at home.

How to Use Pear Deck in World Language Classes

Teachers can set up engaging, interactive lessons on vocabulary and culture—and check on students’ well-being.

As a classroom teacher, I’m always looking for educational technology tools that promote student engagement, embed social and emotional learning, and bolster language acquisition for my students.

One of my favorites is Pear Deck. Here, I want to highlight five ways you can integrate the tool into your world language classroom—or any classroom—either online or in person.

Keys to Success in Distance Learning

Educators from around the country shared their advice about making remote instruction work for middle and high school students.

Use Live Class Time to Center Relationships

Think back to your own experiences as an elementary, middle, or high school student. What made going to school meaningful?

For both of us, that answer is simple: It was the human connections we made. Yes, we liked learning new things—but, more often than not, our enjoyment came from the support we received from caring teachers and the satisfaction of discovering new ideas with friends.