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Opinion: Classroom Perspectives

Relationships as a Teaching Tool

I have lost count of the number of times I have been told that rules without relationships lead to rebellion. Yet today, relationships with students seem to be feared instead ...

Change Your Classroom With Gratitude

Sandra lives in a rooming house and arrived from Honduras last year. She is grateful for clean drinking water. Jasper has chronic arguments with his older brother, yet he is ...

Creating a Paperless Classroom

Like many of my students, I too use digital devices in my daily personal life, but the enormous piles of notes and paper combined with the constant fighting with the students ...

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 ...

Using Inquiry-Based Learning to Teach Math

My Inquiry-Based Learning journey started in 2012. I was skeptical at first, having made it through a Ph.D. program being taught almost exclusively with the traditional ...