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K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work

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You'll find practical classroom strategies and tips from real educators, as well as lesson ideas, personal stories, and innovative approaches to improving your teaching practice. If you have any thoughts or comments about these blogs, please don't hesitate to let us know.

Principal Brian J. Nichols discusses managing an overcrowded curriculum.
Heather Wolpert-Gawron January 27, 2010
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The most engaging lessons include instructional variety and active participation and offer students choices.