SmartBrief Originals
Connecting education professionals with industry news, insights, resources and trends.
Finding common ground

How to help students embrace and learn from their differences.

A student who is deaf gets confused during a lockdown drill. What his teacher did next.

PBL in competency-based learning

Three lessons on integrating PBL into competency-based learning.

5 benefits of an online MBA
Sponsored Content

Thinking of getting your MBA? Why you should consider an online program.

What’s trending? From AP courses to personalized learning, don’t miss these most-read stories.

The real cost of "free"

Why teachers need to think twice before using "free" edtech tools

Soft skills for strong school leadership

How to foster the interpersonal skills that motivate teacher teams.

Visiting new PORTS

Free virtual program puts students with park rangers to explore California's natural resources.

What’s trending? From new practices to challenging parents, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Helping students tackle dyslexia

When it comes to helping students battle dyslexia, the sooner educators intervene, the better.

The Editor's Choice Content Award celebrates educator-written content. Meet the winners.

What’s trending? From anti-testing to the homework gap, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Making with Raspberry Pi

A teacher gets out of his comfort zone as he learns to code and build with Raspberry Pi.

Grow SEL skills through robotics

How robots are teaching kindergarteners to be better humans and problem solvers.

What’s trending? From dress codes to truancy, don’t miss these most-read stories.