Classroom Management

We all want to make learning more meaningful and authentic, One way to do that is by connecting learning to the world beyond school. The easiest way to do that is by bringing yourself—your personality and your interests—into the classroom. That’s right. In addition to differentiating our students, it’s also vital that we differentiate ourselves as
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Whether you’re a classroom teacher, school counselor, paraeducator, bus driver, cafeteria worker or school secretary, everyone who works in a public school faces a new school year ready to do the job they love. But they are also prepared to confront undeniable challenges. These challenges may differ district to district, school to school, but one
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Please don’t call them “at-risk” students, says Rick Miller, founder of Kids At Hope and professor at Arizona State University. After spending years in educational research, Miller has concluded that it’s not the crime in their neighborhoods, the absence of a father at home, or any other so-called “risk factor” that holds students back in
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An educator worried about how technology in and outside the classroom has facilitated student cheating won’t breathe any easier after reading a recent story posted on Wired.com. The title: “AI is Making is Making It Extremely Easy for Students to Cheat.” AI, of course, is artificial intelligence, which in the form of online tool Wolfram|Alpha,
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