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Monthly Archives: December, 2016

5 Ways Reading Helps Increase Standardized Test Scores

Being a teacher from “old school,” I’ve always known that once a child begins to read for enjoyment and then for learning, their test scores will automatically rise.  It just … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

New Year New Beginning?

Of course, I wish that all of you could have a blessed and trauma free 2017. By God’s Grace, I have know many blessings that include my family and friends, … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

8 Things to Look for in a Classroom

Are you on Christmas Vacation and wondering how you can make your classroom more effective when you return this next Semester?  Are you a student in college expecting to do … Continue reading

December 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

How to Help Children (or yourself) With Anxiety

Are you afraid of spiders?  Is your child afraid of dogs or arriving late at a social situation?  Notice that the word “afraid” is consistent in both situations?  You know … Continue reading

December 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Will Your Students Remember You?

How do I remember my teachers?  Frankly, I was in elementary school “eons ago” as a student, but I do know how my former students remember me.  I’ve been told … Continue reading

December 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Win a Fellowes Classroom Laminator

Hey!  Who wouldn’t love to have their own laminator in your own classroom?  Here’s a way to possibly win this and some more items from weareteachers.com.  You can’t win if … Continue reading

December 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Are you tired of Spelling tests that really don’t make any difference?

Are you one of thousands of elementary teachers who give Spelling tests almost every Friday and still have students who misspell the same words again and again?  Are you also … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rich-Poor Achievement Gap is Lowering in U.S.

What about the educational achievement gap that has been quite wide between the rich and poor students in U.S.? Good news!  The gap is lowering. According to a recent article … Continue reading

December 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

What can America Learn About Smart Schools in other Countries?

Our American public education system has been under increased criticism about its lack of critical thinking skill preparations.  We’re good at teaching memorization in Math, but not so good in … Continue reading

December 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

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