Kids often have a hard time sitting in their seats, so embrace their energy and plan a gallery walk. This is a great way to set up stations in a classroom or celebrate student learning while also facilitating new learning.
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When making successful school-wide change happen, it is important to consider how the changes are implemented. Blanket expectations with minimal preparation make work for some, but it likely will create an adverse effect in many. Read on to consider a possible solution to get more people on board with that important change.
September 13, 2015
What if students never had to miss class again regardless of their location? Can you imagine the possibilities? I can. Check it out
September 06, 2015
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September 01, 2015
Isn't it time we started teaching students to follow a syllabus to ensure better classroom success? Check this out to help you plan.
August 23, 2015
Have you ever captured the writing unicorn? Most writers seldom write perfectly during the first draft. Writing is a process that requires tenacity, but there are tips to make it easier. Check this out
August 20, 2015
Teachers can learn a lot from watching kids play ball. We can't control kids, we can only nurture their talents. This is the same in the classroom. Read on to hear how being a baseball mom has helped my teaching.
August 06, 2015
Have you ever accidentally deleted all of your work? Not the best feeling in the world. Here are some tips of how not to do that!
July 29, 2015
People asked about non-academic skills that are often mixed up in assessing achievement. Consider the following tips when helping students learn about punctuality, organization, time management and creativity.
July 27, 2015
Do you use rubrics? How effective are they? Read on to learn how to develop rubrics that can be useful to students if they are going to be used.