TCHERS' VOICE / Differentiation

Helping Parents Understand How They Can Support Their Child in PBL

By Jennifer Pieratt
January 09, 2019

Building community connections is an ongoing challenge that almost every school faces; albeit time, trust, capital, knowledge, resources, language — there are so many barriers to building a bridge between the school and the surrounding community.

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TCHERS' VOICE / Class Culture

How to Make the Most of Your First Days Back

By Match Minis
January 09, 2019

Students fear it. Teachers dread it. Let’s face it: nobody looks forward to going back to school after the holidays. Classrooms are filled with cranky, overstimulated students who seem to have forgotten the most basic

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TCHERS' VOICE / Lesson Planning

“Just in Time” Promising Practices For Educators By Educators

By Showcase Schools
December 14, 2018

In New York City, a team of folks are gathering promising practices from all over town and providing peeks into classrooms to observe, learn, and garner new ideas. Take a look at the videos below

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TCHERS' VOICE / Educating for Democracy

Move Over Debate, It’s Time to Deliberate

By Heather Van Benthuysen and Erica Hodgin
December 13, 2018

Do you find yourself shying away from political dialogue or even avoiding it at all costs these days? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, 53% of Americans say talking about politics with people they

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TCHERS' VOICE / Differentiation

Using Line-Up Time for Extra Learning Opportunities

By Brett Bigham
December 07, 2018

Editor's Note: We've asked Special Education teacher Brett Bigham to look at videos in Tch's library and tell us how he would adapt them for the wide range of learning abilities seen in today's classrooms.

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