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by John R. Walkup, Ph.D. Recently, I entered a long Twitter debate with a number of concerned educators calling on K-12 teachers to consid...
Effective classroom behavior management has been a hot topic in education for years. Classrooms are full of personalities with one teacher at the head of the class to both manage all of those unique personalities and help them thrive. Have <i>you</i> thanked your child's teacher lately?<p>In a survey of …
The best teachers have great relationships with students. Part of this can be attributed to who they are at heart, but part is also intentionally …
<i>"If you have the end in view of ... children learning certain set lessons, to be recited to a teacher, your discipline must be devoted to securing that result. But if the end in view is the development of a spirit of social cooperation and community life, discipline must grow out of and be relative</i> …Teaching
There is a common opinion that if you study hard and graduate with an “A diploma,” it will guarantee you will find a great job that pays well. …Success
We’ve all been there before, in the deep valley that is the darkest time of our lives. It seems that all hope is gone and we would like to just roll …Motivation
“<b>Every journey begins with a simple thought.”</b><p>– anonymous<p>A new school year or semester on the horizon can be overwhelming. So much to do, so little …Teaching
1). More of a focus on meeting the <b>basic needs of each student</b> before trying to meet their academic learning needs... hungry kids, stressed kids, …Teaching
There are so many concepts, skills and standards to be covered in any given school day, week or year that it can be easy to forget about one simple …Teaching
You’ve heard the term “entrepreneur.” You’ve probably even heard the term “edupreneur.” But do you know what the term “teacherpreneur” means? As you …Teaching
After evaluating online feedback from the education community and testing the app in my classroom for two weeks, I can recommend Chicktionary as the …Apps
Students need playtime, downtime, and family time to thrive in all areas of life.<br>[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, …High School
Make Beliefs Comix is a multilingual comic strip creation service that I've featured a few times in the past. Through Make Beliefs Comix students can …
It's here that standardized testing creeps behind students like a shadow and where fun experiments take a back seat to rote memorization.<p>But in some ambitious K-12 schools across the country, philosophy courses have made tangible improvements to the way students learn.<p>In these classrooms, teachers …Teaching