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How teachers handle classroom bullies

Bullying in school is a serious, widespread problem. According to the General Assembly's Commission on Children, 25 percent of Connecticut high school students say they have been bullied.
But schools and school districts can do only so much. As with other problems facing public education,...

Believing that children love to sing and learn while doing it, Nuala O'Hanlon teamed up with song writer and close friend Kathryn Radloff to create a musical curriculum to share with educators around the world.

 

Together,...

As classroom sizes continue to grow, it can become difficult for students who need 1:1 or pullout instruction time to receive the proper attention they need.

 

With that in mind, here are some tips on how to best understand and teach your ESL students in a mainstream classroom...

With the school year underway, it's the perfect time for us to recognize (and remind ourselves) why we absolutely love what we do.

 

Here are my Top 12 Reasons I Love Teaching:
1. To share my passion for reading...

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...

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