Reflective Reading: A Teacher’s Book Report

Reading books reflectively is important for both students and teachers. Teachers are constantly looking for ways to motivate students to become lifelong readers. But they often neglect to nurture that

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Teaching for Success

Teaching for success is about preparing students for the world in which they might switch jobs and careers several times. The rubric for success in the classroom has traditionally been grades and test

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Teaching Life’s Essentials — Happiness

Don’t worry be happy is a fine song title, but can life essential happiness be taught? Some think so. And happiness as a life essential can also be transferred onto others. In terms of education, a happy

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Athletics: Coaching Students to Thrive in Life

Coaching student athletes to thrive in life goes well beyond just winning championships and coaches have a responsibility to use their platform to teach valuable lessons about character development, respect

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Top Tech Tools Teachers Must Understand Today

It’s a world of tech tools like smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktops and notebooks, Clouds, collaboration, social networks, ePublishing, eBooks and blended learning. And teachers now, more than ever,

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Teaching Through Travel: A Chance for Teachers to Follow Darwin on Galapagos

Teaching through travel is one of the most interesting ways teachers can spend time in the summer. And since Charles Darwin first set foot on the Galapagos Islands in 1835, the archipelago has been synonymous

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Classroom Technology: Google Apps Allow Collaboration and Instruction

When Apple computers were first introduced into schools 40 years ago students were able to use classroom technology for both collaboration and instruction. Today the classroom technology revolution is

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Classroom Management for Discipline and Focus

Classroom management is one of the biggest challenges teachers face. And students are more distracted than at any point in history, teachers say. So what can be done about it? Problems in the classroom

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The Flipped Classroom: A Guide for Teachers on the Front Lines

The flipped classroom is considered by many teachers to be one of the most revolutionary developments in education in 50 years. And Lisa Johnson-Bowers is one teacher who is a true believer. She wants

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