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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 ...

Minecraft in the Classroom

Toronto teacher Kristin Matus mulled over engaging ways to tackle social studies lessons when she suddenly had a brainwave. Why not teach the mundane units using Minecraft—a ...

Teaching With Google Drive

In today’s world we experience so much technology that it has become a mainstay in our lives. Often our students know more about the digital age than we do, and are eager to ...

No More Permission To Pee

“Can I go to the bathroom?” I’ve been thinking about this common question, asked so often by children in schools all across the nation. Certainly, it makes sense for very ...

How To Show Students You Respect Them

You see, here’s the thing that some of us – teachers and parents alike – don’t really take time to stop and think about: kids’ feelings have value too. And they all have their ...

Teaching Hearing Impaired Children

Teachers need to be sensitive to the reality that there is usually more than one visual thing happening at one time like a teacher talking while expecting students to take ...