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Creatively Starting the New School Year

On Monday, the new school year begins with a week of meetings, teacher prep, and personal development. The following Monday, the students arrive. As it is right now, I’ve got 25 students, which is the most students I’ve ever had … Continue reading

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Although I am in denial, I am looking at the calendar, and just like counting the days until the last day of school, I am now counting the days to the beginning of school. It isn’t that I don’t like … Continue reading

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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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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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