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As a supporter of music and education, Billy Craig's school assembly show is filled with excitement and positive messages about the power and importance of learning. In his "I Love This School Tour" show, students get to sing, clap, and laugh with Billy as he dresses the part...

Do you have parents who claim they feel “out of the loop” when asked about their child’s progress? Do you want to give your students and their parents a better way to track their progress with graphs and charts?

 

Follow these simple steps to create data folders for students...

Finding Mrs. Warnecke: The Difference Teachers Make

The classroom relationship between a student and a teacher can extend years after the classroom doors have closed.  In Finding Mrs. Warnecke: The Difference Teachers Make, readers see how one teacher made an incredible impact on her students and learn just how special the classroom...

I had a conversation recently with a colleague of mine who asked one of her AP Biology students why they didn't seem to care about passing the class. The surprising response is an indictment of what we're doing to our kids in today's "high-stakes" public school environment.

 

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As an empowered teacher, you need to balance two things masterfully. You must balance important, meaningful relationships with your students with high expectations for them to do competent work. It is not only possible to have both; it is imperative.

 

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