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17 Topics to Teach K-8 About Digital Citizenship
By: Jacqui Murray
Best practices now suggest that instead of cocooning students, we teach them to be good digital citizens, confident and competent in 17 areas.
iPads in the classroom
By: Jessica Hannan - TeachHUB
We recognize the value of technology in the classroom, so on the heels of our popular article, 20 Amazing iPad apps for Educators, we have compiled a list of the top 12 apps for Math Teachers and...
By: Laura Preble
One of the biggest challenges of today’s teachers is managing larger and larger classes. The number of students increases every year, and just when it feels as if the classes cannot expand any more,...
10 Priceless Gifts Teachers Can Give Their Students
By: Lisa Mims
With the holiday season upon us, the spirit of giving is everywhere you look. Here are 10 priceless gifts we can give to our students. There are more than 10 things that we could give our darlings,...
By: Annie Condron
If there is one thing we know about kids, it’s that they have short attention spans and prefer now to later. This is especially true at the end of the year when beginning of the year.  Teachers,...
Banned Book Week Activities
By: Annie Condron
Happy Banned Books Week! This annual celebration presents us with a teachable moment to encourage reading and openmindedness in our students. What better way to make reading cool than to make it an...
Increase Student Participation
By: Kim Haynes
Call it "active learning," or "classroom participation" -- every teacher wants more involved students and fewer apathetic ones. With a little extra planning, that is possible. Below are four common...
Classroom Fitness Activities
By: Annie Condron
As the New Year inspires people to flock to gyms around the country, you can also apply that fitness fervor to your classroom.   Here are the top 12 classroom fitness activities for you and your...
Classroom Management Tips
By: John G. Gabriel
Learning simply cannot occur alongside misbehavior, so instruction hinges upon classroom management. Effective teachers are effective classroom managers. It’s essential that you handle disruptions in...
Tips for New Teachers
By: Gail Skroback Hennessey
A - Always exhibit an interest in what you are teaching. If you think it’s important , your students will, too.Have an assessment for how to grade your students.B - Be prepared with your lesson.Have...

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