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Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School

Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School

| August 21, 2014 | 67 Comments

Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.

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Five Smart Habits to Develop for Back to School

Five Smart Habits to Develop for Back to School

| August 13, 2012 | 8 Comments

By Ben Stern, EdSurge The enemy of innovation and growth is routine. These auspicious weeks before the school year commences are the perfect time to create a new routine that will ensure innovation in your instruction and growth as an instructor. Here are some idea for those who want to take advantage of these next […]

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For Back to School, Reimagine Classroom Design

For Back to School, Reimagine Classroom Design

| August 7, 2012 | 26 Comments

By Therese Jilek As the school year begins, most classrooms across the country will mirror traditional class design: rows of desks with passive children sitting quietly listening to a teacher in the front of the class. But not at Hartland-Lakeside. Across the Hartland-Lakeside school district in Hartland, Wisconsin, teachers have transformed their Industrial Age classrooms […]

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10 Ways to Boost Your Game for Back-to-School

10 Ways to Boost Your Game for Back-to-School

| July 30, 2012 | 8 Comments

In just a few weeks, school will start again in most schools. For teachers gearing up for the new school year, here are some instructive articles that may help get new ideas flowing — everything from using free online games, free digital media tools, cell phones, Pinterest and Learnist, and creating your own textbooks.

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