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5 Brand New Google Updates You Need to Know About

21st Century Skills—Learning with Fluencies

8 New Courses Just in Time for Summer!

Beyond Extra Recess—Educational Activities for "Al Fresco" Learning

Anxiety Awareness: A Mental Health Q&A with Education Professionals

Top Picks to Keep Littles, Middles, and the Rest, Reading this Summer

Reflecting on Mother's Day

Cinco de Mayo: Changing the Narrative

Lessons About Teacher Appreciation from Abbott Elementary

Time Filler Activities for the End-of-the-Year

Learning Disabilities: Definitions and More

"Super Subs" — Substitute Teachers to the Rescue!

Technology for Teachers: Tips from a Tech Teacher

Financial Fitness for Teachers (A Peek at Course 5228!)

3 Tips to Calm Anxiety from Angst [+ A Free Film Screening]

Promoting Social Good with Ed Tech (New Course 5207!)

Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd!

The Connection Between Teaching and Gardening

Exciting Announcement—We've Picked the Book!

Celebrate National Poetry Month in April

5 Strategies to Get Your Students Reading and Writing

Resources for Impactful Social-Emotional Learning

5 Choice Board Templates To Save You Time

“Should I Stay or Should I Go?” A New Course to Help You Decide

Book Banning, More Questions than Answers

Omne Trium Perfectum: Everything That Comes in Threes is Perfect (Like These New Courses!)

Active Staycation: Explore America’s National Parks Virtually This Spring Break

Our Summer Blended Learning Course Line-Up!

Trauma Informed Teaching for Early Childhood

Inspiring Stories: Teaching Women’s History Month

Resources to Reignite Your Joy for Teaching & Learning

The Power of Good Digital Citizenship

Shaking Up Special Education: Top 3 Strategies for Special Education Teachers

Tackling Tough Topics in Your Classroom

Practicing Deep Breathing for a Calm Classroom

A Sneak Peek at Our Newest Course! [+ 5 Easy Ways to Integrate Computational Thinking and Coding Across the Curriculum]

4 Steps to Creating a More Sustainable Future in Teaching

7 Ways to Incorporate March Madness Into Your Classroom

Get Your Math Classroom Thinking With This New Course

Four “GEMS” (Ways) to Start Your Classroom Lessons, with Resources and Courses

Celebrating Black History Month

Two New, Plus Two Tried-and-True Spring Blended Learning Courses!

The Sizeable Role of Soft Skills in Learning

Top 10 Resources for Celebrating Safer Internet Day

22 Ways to Celebrate Twos-Day (2/22/22)

Why I Love World Language Teachers

We Need Black History Month More Than Ever

Hello Darkness; Light Bulb Moments with Phenomena

Bring Wonder to Your Classroom With a "Phenomenal" New Course!

Press Play on Your Goals by Earning a Master’s in Education

Top 5 EdTech Leaders You Should Follow in 2022

Teach Students (and yourself) How to Ask Questions to Drive Their Own Learning

Critical Race Theory (CRT): What It Is, What It Isn’t, and What We Should Teach

Why Did You Become a Teacher? Identify Your Why!

A New Course to Relieve Stress, Boost Productivity, and Make the Most of Your Time

Fresh Ideas for Indoor Recess

Warning Signs of Teacher Burnout

Energize and Activate Your Class With a Brand New Course

Getting Back on Track After the Holidays—10 Tips from Top Blogs

Building Self-Efficacy and Confidence in Your Students

Engaging Families and Communities in Students' Education

The Importance of Play in the Classroom

Literacy Strategies for the Mathematics Classroom

Special Delivery — 8 New Courses to Share!

Shake Up Your Instruction for Students with Special Needs

Tips to Organize and Declutter Your Classroom

8 Book Recommendations on Student Behavior

Top 6 Ideas for Teaching When It's Cold

Make A PACT with Yourself!

Top Ten Tech for 2022

9+ Holiday Gift Ideas for Educators

Book Recommendations for Your Winter Break Reading List

A Strategy for Learning Recovery

A Classroom Teacher's View on Homework

Between the Lines: The Science of Reading

Top LE Courses Adaptable for All Educational Professionals

New Professional Development Certificates to Give You an Edge

Introducing Our First Virtual Book Club

How to Start Practicing Gratitude in the Classroom

6 Resources for Rethinking the Thanksgiving Narrative in Your Classroom

Reading Intervention in Your Classroom

Teaching about Veterans Day (+ A HyperDoc Lesson Plan Template)

A Glimpse Behind the Screen...Meet the Learners Edge Evaluator Team!

A New Course + an Educator Spotlight

Exploring the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

3 Lessons & Resources from Ted Lasso and What We Can Carry Forward From COVID

Resources (+ a New Course) for Social Studies Instruction

Celebrate Digital Citizenship Week: October 18-22, 2021

Increasing Inclusivity in the Classroom

5 Pro Tips for Easy Differentiation in Google Classroom

The *New* Teaching Strategy Every Educator Needs

Using Scaffolds to Support Students in the Writing Process

New Courses For You

No More Mean Girls

Autumn Teacher Self-Care BINGO!

How Can You Support New Teachers? Plus 10 More Questions

Banned Books Week: September 27th - October 2nd, 2021

5 Meaningful Starts and Stops to Bookend Your Favorite (Unfinished Learning) Lessons

Care and Push: Building Relationships with Students

A Key Ingredient to Success? Failure.

 4 Ways to Create a Classroom Community

The Classroom Environment and Student Behavior

Blended Learning Courses for Fall 2021

11 Tried and True Strategies for Getting to Know Your Students

What is Your Ideal Classroom?

The Answers to 10 New Teacher Questions

The Secret to Great Teacher Mentorship (and 5 Tips)

A Back to School Pep Talk for 2021

7 “Grab-and-Go” Community Building Templates for Back-to-School

The Dos and Don’ts of a Successful Open House

Four Top Tips for Teachers Returning to the Classroom this Fall

So Many Choices, So Little Time!

Starting the Year With Strong Teacher-Family Communication

Inspiration for Calming Classroom Decor

The Best Side Hustles for Teachers Who Want to Earn Extra Money

Three Lessons I Didn’t Expect to Learn From My Learners Edge Internship

Classroom Philosophy: Using Technology to Increase Student Learning

What’s New in Tech for the Classroom?

How to Help Students Out of a Fight, Flight, Freeze Response

Educating the Heart through Social Emotional Skills

The Great Unknown: Unfinished Teaching and Learning

Do Schools Kill Creativity?

Resolving Conflict in the Classroom

Get Creative with Canva in the Classroom

Making Space for Self-Care This Year

5 Strategies to Stay Positive in the Classroom

Summer Reading for Teachers in 2021

The Unstoppable Power of Letting Go

Tackling Tough Topics in Your Classroom

Teaching and Learning in the Great Outdoors

5 Risks Every New Teacher Needs to Try

7 Must-Have Instructional Strategies for Innovation

So Many Choices, So Little Time!

Bite-Sized Summer PD

Five Fantastic Feedback (Loop) Methods to Use When Coaching Your Students

6 SEL Summer Reads

Teaching Mantras

Three Ways to Use Good Old Paper and Pencil with Digital Texts for Comprehension

3 Restorative Conflict Resolution Strategies Every Teacher Should Know

5 Ways to Encourage Students to Read

Moving Beyond Growth Mindsets

Women, Heroes, and the Global Pandemic

How Teachers Can Be an Ally to All

New Course! Give Learning a Boost with Augmented and Virtual Reality

How to Prevent Cyberbullying in Your Classroom

Ten Secrets to Virtual Teaching or Tutoring

Three Tips for Teaching from a Distance--Even As We Return to In-Person Learning

Bringing Distance Learning to Life with Equity and Humanity

Thank You, Teachers!

7 Ways to Keep Students Engaged Over the Summer

Course Sneak Peek: Special Education Instruction from a Distance

A Quick Catch-up on Teacher Mental Health

Vulnerability and Great Teaching

Empathy-Based Bullying Prevention

The Truth About Digital Access

A Thank You Letter to Our Teachers

10 Activities for Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) For Your Learners AND You

End of Year Google Classroom Cleanup

Starting Line Up - New Courses to Share!

Interview With Blended Learning Course Instructor, Lance Raabe

Summer Learning for All

Equity-Based Family Engagement

Supporting First-Generation and Low-Income Students Beyond the College Acceptance Letter

Google Arts & Culture in the Classroom

Meet Our 11 Blended Summer Courses

Six Steps Toward Game-Based Learning in the Special Education Classroom

How Teachers Can Stay Financially Fit

50+ NEW Updates to Your Favorite Google Apps

Autism Acceptance Month

A New to You (and Me!) Tech Tool

Cognitive Dissonance and Cognitive Distortion

How to Make a Parent or Caregiver Phone Call

5 Money Tips for Teachers, Including Thrifting!

6 Google Tools to Enhance Your Formative Assessment Routine

How to Talk About What's in the News: A Lesson Plan

12 Resources to Help Stop Anti-Asian Bias in Your Classroom

5 Ways to Ignite Hope with Adult SEL

Self Care for Teachers (VIDEO)

Are Your Students Learning Self Care From You?

Celebrating Women's History Month

Email Tips for Effective Teacher-Family Communication

6 Easy Ways to Use Google Arts and Culture for Immersive Learning

Course 5116: Connection and Calming Strategies for Today’s Teachers

The Causes of Teacher Burnout: What Everyone Needs to Know

Get Your Free Teacher Self-Care eBook

3 Strategies to Honor Anxiety and Maintain Accountability for Students

10 Strategies for Dealing with Difficult Parents

Teaching Women’s History

The Joy of Teaching

New Course! 5132: Technology on the Move, Best Practices for Balancing Movement and Technology

5 Steps to Designing a Gamified Classroom

3 Key Questions Educators Need to Ask About Microaggressions

Meet Course 5120: Cultivating Digital Citizenship in Today’s Classrooms

Bring ’em Back In: Engagement Strategies for Online Teaching

Teaching the GameStop Short Squeeze

Meet Our Blended Learning Course Instructor!

10 Tips and Tools for Teaching ELL Students Online

Closing the Feedback Loop During Remote Learning

New Course Preview: Project-Based Learning for the Digital Age

Are You Teaching Black History in a Culturally Responsive Way?

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