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Learning to Self Manage

For tweens and teens, self-control is connected to autonomy and other intrinsic motivators

Can Creativity Be Taught?

Through its tech-infused curriculum, Verizon Innovative Learning is stimulating students’ creativity

Fulfilling the Maker Promise: Year Two

Read the second annual Maker Promise report

Living with Neighborhood Violence May Shape Teens’ Brains

Violence in communities may have an additional unseen victim: young peoples’ developing brains.

Giving Students Choice in Reading Helps Stem the ‘Summer Slide’

Reading scores can improve when kids create their own summer book lists

How Liberty 53 Integrates Trauma-Informed Practices

Address trauma through staff training, community education, and a new approach to discipline

Linguistically Responsive Teachers

What mainstream classroom teachers should know about teaching English learners

Costs of Specialized Teaching

Research shows negative effects of specialized teaching, hinting at the importance of teacher-student relationships

Beyond the Micro-credential: A Teacher’s Unexpected Professional Development

Rachel Heaton of Kingsport, Tennessee Schools, shares how micro-credentials have been instrumental in her personal learning journey

A Link from Job Market Perceptions to Schoolwork

How teens view the job market can derail their academic engagement — but supportive adults can temper that effect

The Art of Control

Activities and resources to enhance executive function in young children

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Competency-based micro-credentials personalize educator professional learning

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