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Parodies offer fun ways to engage students

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | May 18, 2016

Teachers can use parody to engage middle-grades students in lessons, suggests Frank Baker, a media-literacy education consultant and author. In this commentary, he discusses parody -- including "The Simpsons" -- and how it can help teach students to think critically about topics, including advertising and elections. MiddleWeb (05/17)


Teachers: Mutual respect, positive culture help curb school violence

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | May 17, 2016

NYC school works to address the dishonesty of cheating

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | May 20, 2016

How to bring fun, meaning into summer assignments

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | May 19, 2016

N.H. "performance" approach to tests draws attention

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | May 18, 2016

Educator shares ideas on helping students learn the "why" of learning

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | May 18, 2016

Google tool helps create interactive timelines

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | May 19, 2016

How educators can use misbehavior as an opportunity for learning

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | May 20, 2016

Personalized learning goes beyond technology, report says

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | May 20, 2016

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A math teacher goes to the Capitol ... and why you need to do the same

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Making instructional shifts with video cases

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