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Sep'17

Collected in the Summer for Use All Year

Tips for Teaching Here are some  interesting links, ideas, and video you may find useful as you plan lessons to …

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02

Sep'17

BACK TO SCHOOL ASSESSMENTS

CHECK IT OUT FOR YOURSELF Students like to know what they know so they’ll know what they need to learn. …

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03

Aug'17

Ready for New School Year?

New School Year – Are you ready?  “I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, …

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24

Jun'17

Writing to Learn

Informal Informative Writing Admit Slip Hand out 3 x 5 cards, or slips of scratch paper as students enter the …

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24

Jun'17

Emotion Words for Tone and Mood

Do you find it tough trying to get yours students to be more precise and use just the right word …

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13

Mar'17

Managing Grades

It’s Not Too Late to Modify Grading Guidelines Four approaches to grading revolutionized my planning and grading for teaching middle, …

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Jan'17

Celebrate and Educate

Black History Month and Common Core In the United States, February is Black (African-American) History Month, a time when many …

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24

Jan'17

Picture Books in Middle and High School

Picture Books for Older Students Plan now to avoid SPRING SLUMP. In many schools, May is the winding down month …

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30

Sep'16

Evaluating Proposed Solutions

Educators today are using blogs as a way for students to practice writing persuasive and argumentative essays based on current events. …

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10

Aug'16

Students Starters Enhance Teaching

Student Starters Now is a good time to plan on releasing more responsibility for learning to your students. The first …

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Teaching English Language Arts