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Classroom Management

Taming the Chaos: Eight High School Classroom Management Strategies That Work

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LaToya Hozian

Classroom management is often thought of as a elementary-level concern. But, what about high school classrooms? Here are eight strategies to manage the drama, curriculum demands, and real-world struggles high school students face.

[Classroom Management] 5 Tips to Adopt a Grading System that Puts Student Success First

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Lisa Bliss

Looking for an alternative to the standard A-F approach to grading? Try this approach that places the focus on student progress!

[Teacher Tips] Using Simple Persuasion Techniques to Improve Your Relationships with Colleagues, Students, and Parents

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Regina Waddell

There's an art to persuasion - and mastering it can be a huge help to educators. Here's six strategies to make working with colleagues, students, and parents more effective.

What Teachers Can Do Now to Boost Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom

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Scott Sterling

Research continues to illuminate the short- and long-term benefits of improved social and emotional learning (SEL), and there are no shortage of steps individual teachers can immediately take to improve the SEL in their own classroom.

[Classroom Management] How to Motivate and Influence Your Students with Neuromarketing-Based Strategies

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Regina Waddell

Put these five neuromarketing-based strategies to work in your classroom and start tapping into the learning potential of your students' subconscious minds!

Building Classroom Community and Citizenship on Constitution Day: Free Resources!

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McKenna Wierman

September 17, 1787, marks the date on which the delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the United States Constitution.

[Classroom Management] The Power of Behavioral Narration

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Madison Michell

Behavior narration is all about treating positive classroom behavior as an expectation instead of a goal, and using the positive actions you see students engage in as a model to encourage more of the same. Here, we're breaking down how and why this technique works.

How Teachers Can Establish Effective Classroom Culture from the First Day

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Scott Sterling

The start of the school year is critical for establishing effective processes and behavior norms in your classroom. Here are five tips for teachers to build those systems from day one.

4 Student Rewards That Encourage Intrinsic Motivation – And Don’t Cost a Thing

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Scott Sterling

Positive recognition is essential in establishing a harmonious and productive classroom culture. Check out these ideas for student-centered rewards that only require the investment of a little time.

[Classroom Management] 4 Considerations to Find the Best Seating Arrangement

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Scott Sterling

The beginning of the school year is ripe with possibilities, including how you arrange your classroom. And, just as teaching has evolved significantly over the past few years, so too have strategies for desk arrangements. Here’s four things to take into consideration to find the perfect classroom setup for you.

Elementary Classroom Design: 17 Organizational Hacks Under $17

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Chloe Roberts

We’ve combed Pinterest and the blogospheres for 17 of the best ideas to make your classroom more manageable for the upcoming school year. Best of all, each one comes in at a cost of under $17!

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