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6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use With Your Students

Simply put, scaffolding is what you do first with kids—for those students who are still struggling, you may need to differentiate by modifying an …

Response: Positive Classroom Management Strategies - Part One

<b>(This post is Part One is a four-part series)</b><p>This week's question is:<p><i>What are your suggestions for effective classroom management strategies?</i><p>At …

Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog

How to Motivate Your Students: What Every Teacher Should Know but Doesn't

While guidance from a teacher is important to keeping kids on task and motivated, allowing students to have some choice and control over what happens …

Why Storytelling in the Classroom Matters

Storytelling is the oldest form of teaching. It bonded the early human communities, giving children the answers to the biggest questions of creation, …

How to Design Projects Around Common Core Standards

In fact, designing and developing a project-based learning outcome is its own process, and while I don't tend to invite the standards to the party …

Diagnostic Teaching: Pinpointing Why Your Students Struggle

<b>Why Did That Student Fail? A Diagnostic Approach To Teaching</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>When students struggle in school, it can be for a variety of reasons.<p>From …