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Maybe you’ve heard about the Theory of Multiple Intelligences, but you’re not sure how it works in your classroom. Maybe you’ve never heard of it, but you know some of your students are smart in ways the tests aren’t measuring. Or maybe you’re just looking for a...

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School librarians and teachers wear many hats at one time. Besides managing their space/classrooms, they also organize activities, reach out to the school community and enhance the feel of the library, making it a timeless treasure that welcomes students to read, learn and explore the power of...

The challenges of disciplining with dignity and preventing dropouts go hand in hand. Many students at risk for dropping out sometimes display behavioral problems that challenge their teachers on a daily basis.

 

Instead of wasting valuable learning time...

Well, we teachers are certainly waiting for something to prevail. Common sense? Our point of view? Reality? Superman? If you could have one or all of the above handy when you arrive, that would be fabulous. 

 

If you haven’t already heard, there...

Wordle is my go-to resource for when I need to show the power of words. If you provide text or a website, Wordle automatically converts your copy into a word cloud that you can then customize.

 

Here are tons of ways to use it as a tool in your classroom.

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Potential teacher being interviewed.

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