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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 classroom...

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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