Management

 

Appointment Clock Buddies: Make an Appointment for Learning!

If you’re looking for a fun way to form partners for cooperative learning lessons, try the Appointment Clock Buddies strategy. The  

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Grab Your Free School Year Calendar!

When I was teaching, I searched everywhere to find the perfect calendar for my students, but I just couldn’t find one that  

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Team Table Management

If your students are seated in cooperative learning groups for most of the day, it’s helpful to implement team table management strategies. For the purposes of this post, I’ll refer to each physical group of students as a “team table.” Some of your  

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20 Terrific Quiet Signals That Work!

Advice from Real Teachers Series

When you teach hands-on lessons and use active engagement strategies, it goes without saying that you MUST have an effective quiet signal! You’ll use it over and over again, so  

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Easy Classroom Management System that Works!

When it comes to classroom management, actions speak louder than words. If you have an effective management system in place, you don’t have to raise your voice or waste  

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The Magic Solution to Missing Assignments

One my biggest struggles as a 5th grade teacher was getting kids to do their homework. I’m guessing you can  

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20 Creative Ways to Encourage Good Behavior at the End of the Year

Advice from Real Teachers Series

Do you dread the last few weeks of school because your students are full of energy and unable to  

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Getting Started with Whole Brain Teaching

Have you heard of Whole Brain Teaching? To keep it simple, I’ll just say it’s an exciting method of delivering instruction that keeps students actively engaged in the learning process. Because students are moving, talking,  

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15 Super Gifts for Student Teachers!

Advice from Real Teachers Blog Series

Do you have a student teacher this semester? If so, you might be trying to  

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Motivate Students to Take Charge of Their Learning

No matter how much you love teaching, it’s easy to get discouraged this time of year. There’s so much left to do, and not enough time to get it all done. Spring fever always hits  

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How To Effectively Use Interventionists In Your Classroom

Guest post by Lindsay Perro of Beyond The Worksheet

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Why No One Reads Your Classroom Newsletter

Guest post by Jennifer Gonzalez

As the parent of three elementary students, I get a lot of classroom newsletters. And every time I get one, I fully intend to read it. I know how important it  

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