Teaching Tips

 

Task Card Talk: 6 Strategies to Boost Learning

Power Up Learning with Task Cards Webinar

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Lately it seems that task cards are everywhere!  

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Math is More Than a Numbers Game

Free Math Vocabulary Building Webinar!

Have you ever considered the importance of vocabulary instruction in math? If you think about it, success in math often hinges more on the ability to read and understand the language  

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10 Ways to Power Up Any Lesson and Maximize Learning

Imagine someone asked you to describe the best lesson you ever taught. Which lesson would you choose? What do you think made  

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Plickers 102: Innovative Ways to Use Plickers

Can you tell I’m a little obsessed with Plickers? It’s a strange obsession, since I’m no longer in the classroom and I  

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Plickers 101 – Easy Digital Exit Tickets and More!


What do you get when you cross response clickers with QR codes?

Wait for it…. Plickers! 

Plickers is a free, totally innovative, web-based tool that combines the best of response clickers and QR codes. The program  

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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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Spelling Stories – Creativity Unleashed!

Have you ever asked your students to write a story with their spelling words? It may not  

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How to Create a Class Handbook that Rocks!

I’m excited to be joining some of my favorite upper elementary teacher bloggers who have put together a Teacher’s Back to School Survival Guide with some of our best tips!

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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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Tips for Classroom Goal Setting

Goal setting is a powerful process for bringing about change. Identifying what you want and mapping out a plan of  

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Easy Differentiation with Colored Folders

Guest post by Kelly Witt

Differentiation is the buzzword that just keeps on buzzing! Teachers, administrators, and evaluation
systems are placing more  

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20 Tips for Motivating Gifted Kids to THINK!

Advice from Real Teachers Series

Chances are good that you have at least a few gifted children in your classroom, even  

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