Michelle Manno

Michelle Manno

Teacher turned storyteller.

Education writer, researcher + content strategist. Master's in Education Research. Expertise in K-12 and teacher education. Let's chat: mrm0589@gmail.com

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The Huffington Post

How to Create Learning Environments That Meet the Needs of All Students

4 keys ways teachers can implement learning theories and classroom design strategies to optimize student learning.
— Huffington Post

Digital literacy resources article

Digital Literacy Toolkit

Strategy behind toolkit for K-12 teachers and students to enhance digital literacy skills. Writing by Leah Levy.
— USC Rossier School of Education

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The Warning Signs Of Teacher Burnout

Skill: Writing
Project: Warning signs and prevention/intervention strategies for mitigating teacher burnout.
— TeachThought

Illustration8 article

The Guide to Pinterest for Educators

Strategy behind "The Guide to Pinterest for Educators" — a toolkit designed with today's digitally-literate classrooms in mind. Writing by Leah Levy.
— USC Rossier School of Education

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Digital Spaces: 12 Best Practices for Multimedia Learning

Design online course content by following best practices to reduce students' cognitive load.
— Edutopia

Pencils article

Creating Inclusive Spaces: The Importance of Classroom Design in Special Education

Interview with USC Rossier alumna and current high school teacher on classroom design in special education.
— Association of American Educators

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The Science of Classroom Design

Data visualization. The science and psychology behind what makes a brain-friendly learning environment.
— USC Rossier School of Education

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5 Research Based Best Practices for Brain-Friendly Learning Environments

Research shows that your physical classroom can impact student learning, behavior, and overall academic achievement. But how?
— University of Southern California

Twitter article

4 Ways to Use Twitter for Teacher PD

Teachers are using social media to bridge the gap between what research shows is effective professional development and what is being put into practice.
— edSocialMedia

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Teaching with Twitter [Infographic]

How teachers can use Twitter to inform their professional development and classroom practices.
— USC Rossier School of Education

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7 Resources to Prevent Bullying, Support Student Mental Health

These organizations are committed to bolstering students’ mental health and preventing bullying.
— Teach for America

Creating safe spaces article

Creating Safe Spaces: Lesson Plans for Social-Emotional Learning

Teacher toolkit for elementary and middle school classrooms, aimed at teaching bullying prevention strategies through social-emotional learning.
— USC Rossier School of Education

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17 Books for Teachers' Summer Reading Lists

Anyone who says teachers have summers off has probably never met a teacher.
— Teach for America

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2U Takes Over Hollywood

Thursday night’s events encouraged 2Utes to rethink what it means to be both a company and a community.
— Medium

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A Friday Mixtape for Education Nerds, Part 2

Some of the best education content on the web: CrossFitters propose standing desks, Tennessee takes a stab at teacher evaluation, and more.
— Bright — Medium