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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.

Educators must strategize to make the most of their students' time.
Educators need ways to stop the greatest threat to their efforts -- wasted time.
Teachers from around the world use the Web to learn together about social-networking software.
School should be a place where children learn things that are interesting and intrinsic.
Students who play creatively do more than just have fun. They learn to self-regulate and how to inspire themselves.
If you don't know how to shift gears, you won't be able to keep up, no matter how hard you work.