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    20 Cheap Ways to Decorate Your Classroom

    20 Cheap Ways to Decorate Your Classroom
    1. Word Wall Example: How to Use a Word Wall 2. Weekly Contest 3. College corner (featuring your alma mater) 4. Examples of great work from your former students 5. Artwork, pictures and notes from your former students 6. Class job postings 7. Subject-related news articles 8. Subject-related career articles 9. A PostSecret-style project - My students came up with something ...
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    15 End of the Year Survival Tips

    15 End of the Year Survival Tips
    With just a few months left until the end of the school year, you may already be wondering just how it is possible to get to the end without becoming batty. With spring and warmer weather still to come, students continue to have their own excuses for not putting 100% effort. And of course, there are more non-school related activities that ...
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    Are Traditional Disciplinary Actions Effective in High Schools?

    Are Traditional Disciplinary Actions Effective in High Schools?
    We recently received an email from a School Superintendent who has wisely reached out and asked for solutions and ideas in dealing with a very common trend in school discipline. When I read this, I empathized and began to wonder if there are other educators and administrators out there who are dealing with disciplinary challenges in their own school system? Perhaps ...
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    Surviving the Month of May

    Surviving the Month of May
    Excuse the following trite beginning….I simply couldn’t help myself. May…it is the worst of times….it is the best of times. The month of May can be classified as the worst of times because testing has been over for at least three weeks. Students pretty much shut down after the final answer has been bubbled, answer sheets have been checked for stray ...
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    Getting Kids to Participate

    Getting Kids to Participate
    “How do you attain participation in class? We always seem to have those kids that come in day after day with nothing better to do than try to impersonate a brick. Sometimes these are kids who do fantastic on tests, but they never talk in class. Sometimes they are kids who fail horribly in class and never raise their hands in ...
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    8 Ways to Prepare for the End of School

    8 Ways to Prepare for the End of School
    Most dedicated teachers try to work relentlessly until the very last day of school, putting off any work that would make that day and teacher workdays that follow less stressful and more efficient. Whether you have a few days or a few weeks left, here’s a few simple steps to make your life a little bit easier on those last few ...
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    How to Teach Students to Settle Their Own Disputes

    It is no secret that there is a rise in student disputes for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it is as simple as shouting unkind words to each other or as severe as breaking into a physical fight. Teachers are often faced with students who do not gel, students who are tough, and students who do not regard school entirely as ...
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    Punishment or Positive Reinforcement: Which One Works?

    Punishment or Positive Reinforcement: Which One Works?
    “Penny Pingleton, you know you are punished. From now on you're wearing a giant P on your blouse EVERY DAY to school so that the whole world knows that Penny Pingleton is permanently, positively, punished! Well that’s a bit harsh, don’t you think? Well this is clearly something that only happens in Full Feature Film Turned Tony Award Winning Musicals Turned ...
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    1,2,3,4...I Declare a Paper War!

    Classroom management is never deleted from my list of ongoing concerns. Each new group of students and each new school day brings a very different dynamic to the classroom depending on many variables such as what went on at home the night before, what the student ate or didn’t eat, and whether or not my lesson is as educationally sound as ...
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