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For Women’s History Month we have the honor of celebrating female teachers within the public-school system! Teachers in classrooms across the country work hard to ensure that their students succeed. Christina Balkaran, who teaches 6th grade math in a full inclusion classroom at the Henderson K-12 Inclusion...

March Madness has finally arrived, and I think it’s safe to say that everyone’s bracket is busted. If not, consider yourself lucky. This year’s bracket may be very unpredictable, but teachers have cracked the code in combining basketball with STEAM education by utilizing fun and interactive...

During Black History Month, my high school science classroom celebrates the life of a different African-American scientist every morning. Throughout each week, I share the stories of five individuals who have deepened our understanding of science or invented a life-changing commodity. At the end of the...

Teachers and students produce their best work in December. Yes, everyone is stressed, students are antsy, and daylight is dwindling. It makes sense that articles about teacher exhaustion are rampant on our social media feeds this time of year. But this month is also the...

The average adult in the United States reads a few thousand words every day—encompassing everything from street signs to text messages to news headlines. But those thousands of words amount to nothing without comprehension and critical reading skills, which enable us make sense of the...