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Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices

Here are some activities to stimulate your students' minds when they need a change, and to focus and calm them when they're just too stimulated.

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Homework vs. No Homework Is the Wrong Question

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A New Definition of Rigor

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The Heart of Teaching: What It Means to be a Great Teacher

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7 Tips for Better Classroom Management

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Guide on the Side(lines)

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Does Your Classroom Cultivate Student Resilience?

Over 100 years ago, the great African American educator Booker T. Washington spoke about resilience: I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles overcome while trying to...

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11 Ways to Help Students Overcome Creative Blocks

Check out these strategies and approaches for bringing more creativity into the classroom and inspiring young artists.

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3 Things Students Desire to Hear From Teachers

Students deeply desire to hear that their teachers believe in them, recognize and can explain their purpose, and want to know who they really are.

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Spread the Word about Summer Meals for Students

Not often raised is the issue of summer hunger. For some kids, a break from school means a break from the school meals that they rely on.

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The "Fast and Furious" Homestretch

As the school year wraps up, savor the progress you've made as a teacher and team member, how you've helped others, and how they've helped you.

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Sometimes Misbehavior Is Not What It Seems

Misbehaving students might like you too much or be physically attracted. Maybe they want attention or want you to prove yourself. Be sensitive to underlying reasons.

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The Myth of Having Summers Off

When summer hits, teachers often find themselves busy with all the business they were unable to accomplish during the frantic school year.

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Learning Styles Quiz Results: Digging Deeper

Learn more about each learning style: naturalistic, bodily-kinesthetic, musical, interpersonal, intrapersonal, visual-spatial, logical-mathematical, and verbal-linguistic.

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30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class

Whether you use musical instruments, game pieces, call-and-response, or electronic devices, there are many successful ways of getting students to focus front and stop talking.

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6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use With Your Students

Blogger Rebecca Alber shares scaffolding strategies to use in your lessons. (Updated 01/2014)

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Why Arts Education Is Crucial, and Who's Doing It Best

Art and music are key to student development.

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Why Integrate Technology into the Curriculum?: The Reasons Are Many

There's a place for tech in every classroom.

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Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary

Rebecca Alber offers tips for teaching vocabulary that include letting students select the words, putting away dictionaries, and creating time for talk and play with new terms.

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5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students

To inspire more inquiry in the classroom, blogger Rebecca Alber offers up five questions to routinely ask students.

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