Tue, 27 May 2014 13:16:18 +00002014-05-27T13:16:18Z
School is coming to an end, this means it's time to thank those hard-working parent volunteers that came in to help you out all year. Here are 5 affordable gifts to help you show your appreciation for all they have done.
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Tue, 27 May 2014 12:21:53 +00002014-05-27T12:21:53Z
Learning how to motivate students is not an easy task. While some students are self-motivators, others are not. Here's 5 ways to motivate students and get them excited to learn.
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Tue, 27 May 2014 02:23:21 +00002014-05-27T02:23:21Z
As the end of the school year approaches, students will be faced with end of the year papers and exams. Help them improve their study skills with these tips.
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Creating a Study Plan
Just as we try to differentiate our students learning, we must also have students create a study plan that is specifically for them. Each student is unique and learns best in their own specific way. To create an individual study plan, have each student...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 08:02:56 +00002014-05-26T08:02:56Z
Are you looking for an easy and fun way to get your students to work independently while still working together? The Jigsaw strategy is an efficient way for students to work individually while still in a group setting. Here we will take a look at what the strategy is and how it works.
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Thu, 15 May 2014 12:59:51 +00002014-05-15T12:59:51Z
Creating a student welcome letter is one of the most important things that you will do to start off the school year. This is the first communication you will have between school and home. Do you want to help set the tone for the school year, and give a great first impression? The following article provides the essential elements needed to write the perfect letter, as well as a sample letter to send home.
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What key elements do you add to your welcome back to school letter? Please comment in the section below.
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Wed, 14 May 2014 09:20:50 +00002014-05-14T09:20:50Z
Cooperative learning is a great way to get students to work together as a team to complete a specific task. Here is a cooperative learning sample lesson using the the Jigsaw method.
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Mon, 12 May 2014 08:43:33 +00002014-05-12T08:43:33Z
Are you looking for a few quick and easy FUN activities? Look no further, here are 10 elementary activities that take fifteen minutes or less.
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Tue, 06 May 2014 05:31:37 +00002014-05-06T05:31:37Z
Finding ways to manage your class is not always an easy task. Before creating a plan of action start by learning more about what strategies will help motivate good behavior in your classroom. Something as simple as starting your daily routine with a morning message, will make your students more alert and ready to work. Once you eliminate the unwanted behavior and promote appropriate behavior you will start to see a nice change in students.
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Mon, 05 May 2014 14:05:52 +00002014-05-05T14:05:52Z
There will come a time when an emergency may arise and you will be in need of a substitute teacher. Here are a few resources to help you deal with the unexpected.
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Mon, 05 May 2014 08:18:26 +00002014-05-05T08:18:26Z
Whether you're new to teaching or a seasoned veteran, writing effective lesson plans is essential. Here are eight resources to help you.
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