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release of responsibility

4 Steps to Achieve Gradual Release of Responsibility

Teachers often do all the work for their students, leaving them with dependent learners. The release of responsibility to your students will let them take ownership of their work. Developing […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate Kid Inventors Day

Kid Inventors Day is held on January 17th to commemorate and encourage creativity in kids. Celebrate in your classroom this year with these activities. Kid Inventors Day falls on Benjamin Franklin’s […]

movement and learning

The Connection Between Movement and Learning

Movement and learning go hand in hand. Get the wiggles out and help students learn better by incorporating movement into your lesson plans. Sitting still in a classroom all day […]

teacher resolutions

10 Teacher Resolutions for 2017

This year, make resolutions you’ll actually want to keep. Check out our top ten teacher resolutions, complete with resources to keep you accountable. It’s that time of year again! We […]

better than showing a movie

5 Things that Are Better than Showing a Movie in Class

While it might be tempting to turn on the TV and call it a day around holidays or testing time, there are lots of things you can do that are […]

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7 Tips for Mentoring a Student Teacher

Mentoring a student teacher is an incredible investment in the future of teaching. Make sure you both get as much out of the experience as possible. The student teacher experience […]

teaching extroverts

5 Tips for Teaching Extroverts

Every classroom has a mix of introverts and extroverts. We often think of introverts as being more challenging to teach because they seem less engaged, but teaching extroverts requires intentional […]

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