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By: Sindhu Nair
If the national school schedule does change from traditional to year-round, it will undoubtedly have lasting effects on the family and the community. Family vacations, child care, and routine living...
ELL Lesson Plans
By: Jane Hill and Cynthia Bjork
 With the increasing numbers of English language learners (ELLs) in regular education classrooms, it is important to balance practicing a new skill or new knowledge with differentiated assignments to...
By: Adam J. Cox, PhD
For those of us committed to helping children overcome learning challenges, the quest to teach social skills is particularly important. Social learning impairments are associated with a wide variety...
By: John Davis Jr.
Is there any better way to get your PD requirements done than at home in your pajamas? Let's weigh the pros & cons to find out. In the world of 21st-Century educators, there are tons of online ...
By: Kim Haynes
The childhood obesity epidemic pops up regularly on the evening news; First Lady Michelle Obama has made it a central focus of her time in the White House with her Let’s Move campaign. But did you...
By: Kelly Agrelius
While the paperless classroom is not yet a reality, long past are the days when the Xerox machine was a teacher’s best friend.  As ‘going green’ catches on with young and old alike, eco-friendly...
By: Laura Robb
What better place to find a spokesperson for reading than in your own classroom?   Once a month I invite students to choose a book they read and present a short, 2 to 3 minute book talk. From the...
By: Joanne Foster
Say goodbye to cookie-cutter curriculum and its predictable approach for all students. Say hello to the Mobius Response Model that lets your students’ learning needs lead the way for differentiation...
By: Kim Haynes
Among all the resources teachers wish they had more of, time is always on top of the list. How often do you get to a key point in a lesson – and the bell rings?  Block scheduling is meant to address...
By: Rob Johnson
An obvious fact that we’re all aware of as teachers is that a student, when recognized for positive behavior, will feel less inclined to seek attention in inappropriate ways. Conversely, when a pupil...

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