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Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas

Category Archives: primary grades

How do you get your students to think and discuss during book reading?

It seemed that I always had one student who just wanted to always be involved in my Center or Classroom discussions, but what about the other 17?  They instinctively knew … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

How many times a week do you disinfect your computers?

Gross, I know, but I usually cleaned my classroom’s keyboards, desks, etc. at least once a week.  In the winter and spring, maybe each day!  I thought I was protecting … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Best APPs For Students, Parents, Teachers in Education

I just found this website that contains hundreds of apps for children, parents, and teachers.  I have never seen such a list before!  Thank you, Katie Williams for publishing this … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Alternatives to Traditional Homework

I just saw this chart shared by Allen Shaw on his Leadership in Education site.  He’s with the University of Virginia.  Why not use this type of homework in this Spring … Continue reading

April 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Help! How can I get my students to be engaged the minute they enter?

I feel your frustration and have so been there, especially this time of the school year. I just saw this article by the blog, teachthought.com, and there are wonderfully easy … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why are you a teacher?

We often wonder why we’re a teacher anymore because of the additional workload, meetings, lesson plans, state testing requirements and standards, and reports that have been added to our day. … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Building Relationships with Your Students

Rita Pierson explains how we absolutely have to connect with our students before they will want to begin to learn from us. We need to figure out how to raise … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

38 Ways to Motivate your Students

Here’s another website that you might want to read about motivating your students. http://www.educationandbehavior.com/classroom-management-strategies/

August 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

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