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7 Ways to Maximize Student Engagement

Once you have your students’ attention on the first day of school, how do you keep it? Here are a few best practices from teachers and administrators across the nation to help keep that engagement level all year.


How to Motivate Your Student For Back-to-School

By: Letise Dennis. From the youngest to the oldest in your household, they all have unique and individual motivational factors. So this year, when preparing for back-to-school, try these ideas for getting K12 students motivated based on their age.

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3 Back to School Project-Based Lessons for Middle School

By: Amber Chandler. Starting the school year with a project based learning activity will set the perfect tone for your classroom. Here are three lessons that have and generate BAM -- burning questions, authentic audiences and millennial skills.

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..But What Are They Learning? 3 Tips for Deeper Learning

As we look at the start of fall, it is a great time to refocus our energies. When we worry that students aren't learning, we come up with reactive solutions, but how can we get in front of these issues? How can we move from planning activities, to planning learning?