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Poetry can boost adolescents' language skills and fulfill their need for self-expression -- if presented as an art form that has relevance to their lives.
Introduce students to the concept of executive functions, put it to work, referring frequently to these learning tools in positive, productive classroom interactions.
Pique students' interest and excitement about informational reading by focusing their attention on how to use what they're learning rather than on how they're reading.
One classroom observation is just not enough to get the full picture of a project-based learning classroom. Read more on what works when best when observing PBL in action.
Humor activates the brain's dopamine reward system, stimulating goal-oriented motivation and long-term memory, which means that humor can improve retention in students of all ages.
One of the greatest challenges for new teachers is collecting classroom data and figuring out ways to use it. Here's some helpful suggestions for taking on this task.
An appealing, inspiring collection of books, regardless of content area, is a crucial literacy tool that every teacher should have in the classroom.