Six Tenets to Successful Classroom Management

Written by Dr. Stephanie Knight  Children need structure. They also need to know that they have a caring teacher who has their best interests at heart....

Using Technology to Connect To Other Classrooms

Written by Aaron Grossman  They play Fortnite too!” exclaimed my fifth graders in unison. We were huddled in front of the projection screen in our classroom...

Remember How Important You Are

Written by Erik Palmer  When teachers at Mission Viejo Elementary School came back from summer break, I was there. They wanted me to speak on...

Ridding Mindlessness Through Mindfulness

Written by Oran Tkatchov and Dan Brown  What we call stress, anxiety, unhappiness, and exhaustion are not problems in life. They are symptoms of life. They are...

Techniques for Mentoring At-Risk Students

Written by Avery Phillips  Mentoring at-risk students present many challenges to teachers, students, and mentors alike. Not only are you juggling the more basic variables...

Tips for New Teachers: Avoiding the Siren Calls

Written by Mark Wise and Beth Pandolpho  Teaching is one of the only professions in which new hires bear the full responsibilities of the profession beginning...

Teaching for Positive Engagement

Written by Dr. Donna Wilson and Dr. Marcus Conyers  Studies suggest that creating a positive learning environment may lead to higher levels of engaged learning...

8 Considerations For Teaching The Next Generation of Learners

Written by Michael Fisher  The next generation of students is already here!  Generation Alpha was born in 2010 and their oldest members are just now entering...

Five Ways to Empower and Engage Parents of ELL Students

Written by Dr. Stephanie Knight  Parental involvement may be the strongest predictor of a child receiving a solid education. This extends more importantly to ELL...

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