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Six Tips to Help Your Student Succeed

Six Ways to Help Your Child Succeed This School Year

Parents are their child’s first­—and often most important—teacher. Support from parents is key to helping children get and stay on track to academic success. Here are a few ideas of […]

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Building Civically Engaged Students Does More Than Benefit Communities: It Supports College Success

by Jeff Fleming, KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy High School History department chair and teacher Students who participate in a civic engagement curriculum build critical skills needed to attend and complete […]

Chance the Rapper, Lupe Fiasco, and 10 Other Songs that Will Inspire Your Students

Some logic statements for the teachers out there: 1.) Your kids love music. 2.) You love your kids. 3.) Therefore, you love music. Even though this conclusion isn’t sound logically, […]

10 Ways to Be All In Like Jon Snow this School Year

(Warning: Game of Thrones spoilers ahead. But like from Season 6, so no excuses; play like a champion.) There is shot in the penultimate episode of the sixth season of […]

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Military Families Benefit From the Teacher Village

By Caroline Green, KIPP THRIVE Academy teacher By providing unique strategies and critical resources, teachers can help the children of military families succeed in school amid the constant changes in […]

How you can build strong, amazing classroom culture

By: Mark Joseph, 6th grade math teacher, KIPP Rise Academy Every time I watch Stand and Deliver I have the same thought: I want the type of classroom culture Jaime […]

12 ways you can help balance stress for your students

The results are in: students are more stressed than adults. Being a kid is not supposed to be this way. Although stress is an inevitable part of life and a […]

How we use data to create actionable plans for students

These days as teachers, we have tons of student performance data. Depending on what grade and subject you teach, you might have reading diagnostics, interim assessment data, exit tickets, or […]

Should we still teach kids to take notes by hand?

In a world where laptops, Chrome books and tablets are becoming more ubiquitous in classrooms and 1:1 programs are springing up at schools across the country, have you ever wondered […]

Five ways you can bring out creativity in your students

We have all been there. Staring down at an empty piece of paper and not being able to come up with anything. This also happens with our students when they […]