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How this middle school teacher gets students to challenge themselves in math

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. When Salvador Quijada, a seventh and eighth grade math teacher at Philip’s Academy Charter School, thinks back on his own journey as a mathematician, he gives credit to one high school math teacher who pushed him to take on AP calculus. Quijada said his teacher’s belief

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9 ways collaborative learning benefits teachers and students

Editor’s note: This story on collaborative learning originally appeared on CoSN’s blog and is reposted here with permission. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been around for many years, but the introduction of ChatGPT in November 2022 has generated many discussions of how this technology can impact education – both how students learn and how educators teach.  While new and emerging technologies can feel

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Leveraging the K-12 generative AI readiness checklist: A guide for district leadership

Editor’s note: This story on how to manage academic integrity as generative AI moves into classrooms originally appeared on CoSN’s blog and is reposted here with permission. The rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI) technology present both incredible opportunities and significant challenges for educational settings. Whether or not a school district is considering leveraging AI, the influence of this technology on educational

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Outdoor classrooms should outlast COVID

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. For me, the smiles in back-to-school photos felt extra forced this year. How can I hold in one hand dystopian headlines about schools — closures for excessive heat, dilapidated buildings with dangerous indoor air quality, shortages of school-based mental health professionals, a worsening mental health emergency — and, in the other, the

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5 positive ways students can use AI

Key points: Don’t fight AI–learn to embrace it for teaching and learning Using AI will help quell fears about how it could harm education See related article: Navigating generative AI: Promoting academic integrity For more news on AI in education, see eSN’s Digital Learning page You’ve heard all the news about kids using ChatGPT to cheat, but there’s another side

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Companies go to high schools for career training

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. Every now and then, Ayden Corbett has to explain to surprised homeowners what he’s doing in their front yard. Create your Free Account to Continue Reading eSchool News is Free for qualified educators. Sign up or loginto access all our K-12 news and resources. Please confirm your

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3 lessons on perseverance from a honey badger

Key points: A classroom that values perseverance is a safe space for students to take chances Setting goals is another key part of creating an environment of perseverance See related article: 3 ways teachers can drive student growth Have you ever heard the story of Stoffel the honey badger? Stoffel was rescued by a wildlife rehabilitation center after being injured

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I work with struggling readers–here’s what’s standing in their way

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters.” I learned to love reading as a kid, spellbound by wizarding worlds and ghost stories. I wanted to share this love, so I became an intervention teacher, working with struggling readers and special education students.  Kids love reading. I don’t care what think pieces say about screen addiction, children

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COVID learning loss likely to linger without intensive work

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for a free weekly newsletter to keep up with how public education is changing. Just as COVID hit some communities much harder than others, schools across the U.S. suffered disparate academic losses in the wake of the pandemic. But new research points to a surprising finding: Students within the same district

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How our district improved a 5 percent attendance rate

Here at Eagle Pass Independent School District, we’re right on the border of the United States and Mexico. Approximately 95 percent of our students are Hispanic, and most of them speak Spanish. Ours is a tight-knit community where many people live next door to family members, which is wonderful, but it also brought some challenges during the pandemic. COVID just

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With greater access to devices, teachers are folding more tech into instruction

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. Before the pandemic, U.S. history teacher Travis Malekpour hesitated assigning his students work in the classroom that required a computer. He knew not every student had a laptop or tablet. Three years later, Malekpour, who teaches in Queens, doesn’t think twice about assigning and grading in-class work

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3 tips for confusion-free inclement weather communications

Even if the old spoon under the pillow trick hasn’t worked for the students in your district yet, it doesn’t mean it won’t be your turn next! No matter how well prepared you are, weather cancellations can be cause for confusion. It’s worth taking a few extra precautions so your families know exactly what the story is. Here are a

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As Seattle schools sue social media companies, what’s the legal impact?

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. A notable new lawsuit against social media industry leaders by the Seattle school district has left legal experts divided on how the case will unfold. The complaint — which alleges that the school district and its students have been harmed by social media’s negative effects on youth mental

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I’m a first-year teacher. How do I become successful in the classroom?

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. This is my first year as a teacher and I’m teaching sixth grade, so both my students and I are new to the school. I’m wondering if you have any advice for how to make students feel welcome in a new building? — I’m New Here Dear I’m

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