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Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas

Monthly Archives: December, 2015

Hand flapping? Looking at the Speaker?

The field of teaching children with #Autism has expanded and become more refined over the past 100 years. More and more children have been diagnosed with varying degrees of #Autism. … Continue reading

December 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Free Creative Writing Lessons K-8

Are you running out of ideas to teach your students how to compose and edit writing in areas such as opinions, compare/contrast, writing a book review, etc.?  As a former … Continue reading

December 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Are You an Adult with ADD?

Have you ever wondered if you are an adult with ADD? Many teachers can be “accused” of this to our advantage, I might add. Here’s a pretty simple test to … Continue reading

December 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

What will your students remember about you?

I know that Christmas vacation can’t come soon enough for you, my friends in all levels of education.  I know that even today, all students of all ages are really … Continue reading

December 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

How do you build character in your students?

One of the best ways to build positive character in young children during a school day is through literature.  Here’s a website, Comprehension Connection, that always features great ideas for … Continue reading

December 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

National Handwriting Contest!

Yes, that’s what I said.  There’s a National Handwriting Contest being sponsored by Zaner-Bloser.  What a great way to incorporate handwriting into your classroom without taking away from instruction to … Continue reading

December 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

How to Develop Students’ Vocabulary?

One of the many challenges of teaching students is how to develop and raise their level of vocabulary.  How can we get them to use these Reading Vocabulary words, for … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment