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Class Management

The Unique Needs of Gifted Students

Teaching gifted learners doesn’t excite everyone. Resources for these students can be sparse. Assessments may take years to schedule, and even then, not all educators agree on ...

Movement in the Classroom

After teaching at an alternative middle school for the past four years, the one thing I constantly hear from new students is, “we can move around in your room and not get in ...

Preventing the Summer Slide

Summer vacation brings a certain amount of relief and anxiety. Everyone looks forward to the break, but the absence of classes can create the possibility that students will ...

Don’t Make Your Classroom Flip, A Flop

Teachers constantly look for ways to make best use of their limited class time. That’s one reason why many teachers have taken to “flipping” their classrooms in recent years. ...

Help Students Manage Test Anxiety

Tests and exams cause anxiety in teachers and students. The growing frequency of standardized tests and ongoing reports about ongoing mental-health issues among children and ...