Entries related to: class-culture

Start with Art!

Most often I use this column to adapt an existing lesson that has been shared on Tch for a...

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Spark Motivation in Your Students with Success Criteria

Think about a time when you were learning something. Did you know where you were going in the...

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Talking Across Political Differences

Part of our job is to teach young people how to talk with one another, especially with people...

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Adapting a Poster Lesson for Students at Any Level

Editor's Note: We've asked Special Education teacher Brett Bigham to look at videos in Tch's...

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How to Make the Most of Your First Days Back

Students fear it. Teachers dread it. Let’s face it: nobody looks forward to going back to school...

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Helping Parents Understand How They Can Support Their Child in PBL

Building community connections is an ongoing challenge that almost every school faces; albeit...

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Move Over Debate, It’s Time to Deliberate

Do you find yourself shying away from political dialogue or even avoiding it at all costs these...

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Un-Columbus Day

Columbus Day is around the corner, and while many schools and municipalities have changed the...

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Three Ways to Help Students Build Confidence

When we think about developing confidence, we might think about preparing students to talk in...

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Respecting Black Boys In a Way That Supports Excellence

What does it look like to respect Black boys in a way that supports excellence in education?

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Understanding: The First Step for White Women Teaching Black Boys

After Trayvon Martin was killed, seven Harvard medical graduates — all Black men — donned their...

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Establishing a Culture of Continuous Collaboration

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.

— Henry Ford

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Back to School: Prepare to Communicate with Families All Year Long

As I write this piece, it’s as if my computer, watch, phone, oven, microwave, and all...

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Seamlessly Implementing Social and Emotional Learning

The importance of Social and Emotional Learning is evident. 40 years of research show that kids...

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First Days of School: It's Always Awkward in the Beginning

First days of school are always so idyllic in my mind. Full of hope and promise and potential. I...

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10 Ways to Build Stress Resilience Based on Science

I just watched a television commercial advertising "Back to School" sales. Could it be? Is it...

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Real Ways School Leaders Can Build Morale and Reduce Stress in Schools

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3 Steps to Successful Student Collaboration

Why We Hang In There

Deep sighs, rolled eyes, slumped shoulders, and hanging heads, met with...

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Home Stretch: Finish the End of the School Year Strong

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Building Democratic Classrooms: Cultivating Civic Competencies

Question for you: If the health of our democracy depends on the people, then when do we learn...

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