Kirsten Simone Hunkapiller

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Kids & Tourette Syndrome

There are lots of misconceptions about Tourette Syndrome. This is what experts know about how they affect children and what can be done to help.<p>Hundreds of times a day, 7-year-old Alex blinks his eyes rapidly while also making a protruding motion with his lips, like he's kissing. He also frequently …

3 Ways to Make Meaningful Connections With Your Students

The First Five Minutes<p>I have written about the First Five Minutes before, and it is something I strongly believe. The FFM is a simple thing that any …

How to Revitalize Your Students

Yes, I could blame the students for their behaviors or I could look at what I have been doing to allow these pesky learning inhibiting weeds to …

Teaching

What Do Parents Need to Know About the Common Core?

To counteract the negative circumstances of implementation in many places, Common Core advocates need to work deliberately to gain the support of …

English-Language Learners and Academic Language

• BICS (also called <b>communicative competence</b>): listening and speaking skills that students tend to acquire quickly in a new language (within the first …

Language Learning