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What Are Evidence Notebooks in the Science Classroom?
Students use evidence notebooks to record observations and predictions, make sketches, and note questions that they have.
Michael DiSpezio
Author, ScienceFusion and HMH Science Dimensions Programs
February 01, 2019
Throw a Lunar New Year Party With Your Class
Celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year in your K-6 class is an opportunity to teach immigration, cultural awareness, symbolism, geography, and more.
Onalee Smith
Shaped Staff
January 30, 2019
3 Classroom Activities for Presidents' Day
Use these resources to teach students about the institution of the presidency and the history of those who have held the position.
Jordan Friedman
Shaped Staff
January 30, 2019
You Can’t Write What You Can’t Say!
It's time to rethink the traditional writing instruction we offer English learners and struggling readers.
Dr. Kate Kinsella
Author, English 3D, San Francisco University, Center for Teacher Efficacy
January 29, 2019
Debunking the 'Education Is Broken' Myth
Thought leader Weston Kieschnick argues that education isn't broken. The tools we use to teach are just changing.
Weston Kieschnick, M.Ed.
Senior Fellow, International Foundation for Leadership in Education (ICLE)
January 28, 2019
Shifting Focus to Rigor and Relevance: A District's Path to Change
After MSC 2018, these educators leveraged the Rigor/Relevance Framework to bring their district's mission and vision statements to life.
Allison Pape
Director of Secondary and Advanced Academics, Seguin ISD
Danica Murillo
Director of Professional Learning, Seguin ISD
January 25, 2019
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