School Hacks

Collaborative Teaching for Interdisciplinary Learning

Tom and Leah, history and science teachers respectively, combined their classrooms to co-teach a class that dealt with a number of issues

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Collaborative Problem Solving Elementary School High School Middle School

Daily Meditation

With levels of violence and poverty rising around them, San Francisco middle school students find social and emotional healing -- and a n

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School Culture Social Emotional Supports

Creating a Classroom Culture of Laughter

Laura Davis, a high school teacher in Hawaii, began working towards making a positive culture in her classroom and school.

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School Culture High School Middle School

Students as Leaders of Their Learning

At Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS) in NYC, a father, daughter, and teacher sit together at a table.

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Authentic Assessment Leadership in the School High School Middle School

Morning Meetings: Creating a Safe Place for Learning

Every day at Symonds Elementary starts with morning meetings.

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Social Emotional Supports Elementary School

Real-World Topics

You know that feeling when you work hard on something, only to have it end up gathering dust on the bottom shelf?

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Meaningful Learning After School Elementary School High School Middle School Post Secondary School

Unwall Your Office

Principals are notoriously busy—everywhere at once and yet nowhere to be found.

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School Culture Elementary School High School Middle School

Ca$h for Change

This management technique uses a student "bank account" to have students earn play money and pay fines throughout the day.

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Classroom Management Math Elementary School

'GAB' Time

A simple, free, way to motivate student cooperation, help to maximize student focus, and minimize your frustration with students shouting

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Classroom Management Art and Music English/Language Arts History Math Science Middle School