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Two main roadblocks to productive learning are students' ability to focus and students' ability to understand their thinking.

 

My experiment in using bell work as a therapeutic exercise for students knocked down these roadblocks, resulting in student success in my classroom...

Punishment as a behavior management technique has been around for a very long time, even though teachers know it will not transform troublemakers into well-behaved students.

 

Here are three key teacher-behavior questions that every teacher should be aware of when intervening...

Whether we’d like to admit it or not – the new school year is upon us. One teaching area that I’ve been taking a stronger interest in and feel needs revamping is homework.

Here are a few ideas that will help your students understand why they are doing the work, why it matters to them, and...

Teacher Inclusion strategies

If you are a teacher of students within an inclusion classroom, then you are probably a creative, caring, patient, innovative, resourceful, structured, and flexible person.

 

Here are 18 practical ways to turn your inclusion experiences into award winning...

At 18 years old, Riley Carney shows what kids can achieve if they have enough motivation, passion and support. She is a published author of young adult fiction, with two books of her five-book series currently in distribution, as well as a founder of a non-profit organization dedicated to...

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To kick off this holiday weekend, we want to spread a little patriotic pride with awesome 4th of...

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In this education news article, we share an inspirational story that reminds us about life's...

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With only a few short weeks before break, it’s tempting to let school run on autopilot until...

As December rolls by, the holiday hype has most likely invaded your classroom. The energy of...

Get your high school students excited about Halloween with these clever and fun lesson ideas for grades 9-12.

Get your high school students excited about Halloween with these clever and fun lesson ideas for...

Halloween is a fun and exciting time for both students and teachers. Get in the spirit with one...

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Believe it or not, Halloween is just around the corner. Maybe you’re already bracing for the...

Teacher Spring Cleaning

While “education” and “reform” may have become dirty words, you can reform your classroom into a...

Use these free Halloween lesson plan ideas to give your students a fun Halloween movie to watch...

With the 14-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks approaching, now is the time for you...

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5 Reasons Summer Is Overrated for Teachers

For educators, summer vacation is undoubtedly a great perk, but there are 5 big reasons why...

As we look to what the future of teacher tenure may be, it’s important to recognize a few key...

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Anti-bullying activist Jodee Blanco shares her 10-step guide for teachers to create a bully-free...