Entries related to: class-culture

How to Deal with a Chatty Classroom

Your students just won’t stop talking. You feel like you’re constantly talking over people just...

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10 Tips to End the Year with Positivity and Purpose

Inevitably, when educators get to April or May, the question of “How many days are left?” is...

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Combating the Chaos: 3 Cs for a Well-Managed Classroom

Classroom management provides for us perhaps the greatest of juxtapositions between frustration...

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All-School Read: Building Community & Promoting Understanding

In the spring of 2017, our middle school experienced an eruption of racist slurs and hate...

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Five Assessment Myths and Misunderstandings

Walking around the classroom, clipboard in hand, I moved as quickly as possible, diligently...

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Building a Strong Learning Community for Newcomer ELLs

We know that students benefit from strong social-emotional support, and a big part of that is...

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Setting the Tone for All Learners with Visual Cues

Inclusion practices have moved many students from special education rooms into mainstream...

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The Top 5 Things I Learned from a Five-Year-Old About Growth Mindset

The shiny new bicycle was forcefully shoved to the ground in disgust as Parker shouted,

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Health, Safety, and Education: A Life-Changing Model

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Culturally Responsive Teaching: It Begins with Responsiveness

Early last fall, I had the opportunity to sit with a team of sixth grade teachers at a middle...

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Teachers Who Stay Connected Teach Longer

As a new teacher, the demands of the career can be overwhelming at times. During my first year...

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Resources for Resilience and Healing after a School-Based Trauma

It was the 11th school shooting in the United States this year -- and it happened on January...

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Five Strategies to Add to Your Coaching Toolbox

Whether you’re teaching or coaching, it’s easy to get into a rut. But these five videos are here...

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Six Smart Strategies in Six Minutes: Classroom Management

Managing a classroom is never easy — even for the most seasoned and experienced educators. Even...

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Teaching Collaboration Skills

We all want our students to work together. But how do we do it? True collaboration is much more...

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Mid-Year Check-in: Assessing Your Year So Far

Congratulations: You made it to January!

For many experienced educators, January can feel like...

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The Top 15 Teaching Channel Videos of 2017

As the year comes to a close, it’s the perfect time to look back on our most-watched videos. In...

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What to Do for the Most Challenging Students in Your Class

You've set up your classroom. You know your kids and curriculum. You have the basics down.

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The Human Side of Teacher Teams and PLCs

When it comes right down to it, teaching in general, and working as part of a professional...

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Four Tips for Surviving December

It’s that most wonderful time of the year. Well, sort of.

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