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The Dos and Don'ts of Classroom Management: Your 25 Best Tips

Classroom management is a delicate balancing act often learned through experience and trial-and-error experimentation. Whether you're a new or …

7 Questions to Ask Parents at the Beginning of the Year

• What do you see as your child's greatest strengths or skills? Tell me about a time when you saw your child demonstrating these skills.<br>• Next June, what …

Classroom Management in the Tech-Equipped Classroom

What's Plan B?<p>When you're integrating technology and designing a classroom management strategy, it's always best to think about the kind of scene …

Helping Students Start the School Year With a Positive Mindset

You may also wish to use other creative forms of sharing, such as having students create a collage or chart with all of their answers to each …

Resources Toolkit for New Teachers

For new teachers, this resource compilation includes tips and guides on classroom design and layout to help maximize the possibilities of the …

Pedagogy

12 Choices to Help You Step Back From Burnout

Choice #2: Choose to Disconnect<p>We are making a dumb use of our smartphones. Instead of freeing us up to go anywhere anytime, they've tethered us to a …

5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

1. Set the Tone<p>I firmly believe that a student's misbehavior in the past does not necessarily equate to future indiscretions. At the beginning of the …

Series Category

2<br>Shares<p>SeriesTom Vander Ark-August 17, 2018<p>Tom's weekly recap of whats new in the space, what our team has been up to this week and what you need to …

The Key to Preparing Difficult Students for the Real World

<b>Practice:</b> Involve them in classroom decisions such as developing rules and consequences.<b><br>Objection:</b> It's nice if employers involve employees in …

Teaching Character: The Choices We Make

Character is Not Always Doing the Right Thing<p>To fully grasp the concept, one must first understand what character is and what it is not. It isn't …

8 Tips for Reaching Out to Parents

2. Keep E-Mail Timely and Brief<p>When I receive e-mail from parents, I reply the very same day. By not responding in a timely fashion, you make your …

10 Pros And Cons Of A Flipped Classroom

<b>10 Pros And Cons Of A Flipped Classroom</b><p>by <b>Mike Acedo</b><p>Many of us can recall instances in our lives where we found ourselves idly sitting in a classroom, …

Education Technology

9 Reasons Parents Are Thankful For Teachers

There are about 3.3 million full-time public school teachers in the U.S. And while the percentage of kids graduating from high school is the highest its been in 40 years, the lessons kids learn from their teachers aren't coming from just text books.<p>So, this Teacher Appreciation Week, members of the …

4 Tips to Build Student Confidence

1. Say It Out Loud<p>When students encounter material for the first time, it is helpful if they can talk it out with a peer or teacher. This might be in …

Connecting With Students on the Fringes

I try to maintain perspective and remind myself of all the phases and difficult moments that I went through as an adolescent. I know that many of my …

8 Ways For Teachers To Save Time In The Classroom

<b>8 Ways For Teachers To Save Time In The Classroom</b><p>contributed by <b>Lila Daniels</b><p>Teachers think about a lot during the course of a school day — from …