Tracy Russell

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How to get students to follow directions the first time

By this point in the school year, you’re probably having some moments when you feel like you’ll lose your mind if you have to repeat yourself <i>one.</i> …

Google Drive for Teachers with ‘How-to’ video links – Learning and Innovation

Google has tripled free storage space, across Gmail, Google+ and Drive, bringing the total to 15GB. This is a serious move by Google as it places the …

Survey Approach to Classroom Management

It is spring…well, according to the calendar. The news of snow from the local meteorologists and my students climbing the walls for well over a week …

Wow! 40 Retro Library Posters!

I am always looking for cool signage for the library media center. Recently I came across some awesome retro posters (*<i>of course I used Photoshop on</i> …

7 Nobel Speeches by 7 Great Writers: Hemingway, Faulkner, and More

<b>William Faulkner, 1949:</b><p>Almost every year since 1901, the Swedish Academy has apportioned one fifth of the interest from the fortune bequeathed by …

Top 12 Effective End of the Year Activities | TeachHUB

Video Games May Improve Reading Skills In Children With Dyslexia: Study

Think video games are bad for kids? You might have to reconsider. A team from the University of Padua published a paper Thursday called "Action Video Games Make Dyslexic Children Read Better," which presents evidence that playing action-oriented video games can increase the reading comprehension …

Public Education 100 Years Ago: Could You Have Passed 8th Grade In 1912?

We've all heard it from our parents and grandparents before: "In MY day…"<p>But before you head toward the eye-roll, less conspicuous tune-out or the more polite nod-and-smile, the Bullitt County Museum has posted a recent donation: the 1912 eighth grade exit exam for the Kentucky county's …