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One of the best classroom management strategies I have involves using the days of the week. When I explain it to my students and begin to use it, they agree that it is fair and easy. Students want things to … Continue reading

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5 Things To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do

If you’re like me, classroom management is sometimes a challenge. Maybe the students are chattier than normal. Maybe you are feeling tired or run down. Maybe you just have a very challenging group, and you have to work extra hard … Continue reading

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Tips for Protecting Your Voice

Do you have voice amplification systems available for use in the classroom? Do you use it? According to researchers at the Voice Academy at the University of Iowa, 40% of teachers experience voice problems. Why is that? We obviously know that … Continue reading

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Recognizing a Student’s Ability

At the beginning of a new school year, we usually don’t know our new students very well, if at all. We may have heard their names a few times or been given bits of information from their previous teachers. If … Continue reading

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“I Miss the Kids… Because That’s What It’s All About”

“I Miss the Kids… Because That’s What It’s All About” This afternoon while I was shopping for my mother’s birthday present (She’ll be 83 this Saturday!), I saw a former coworker as I glanced across the top of the clothes … Continue reading

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