Category Archives: Teaching Strategies

Building Creative Problem-Solving Skills in Kids: A Recipe for Success

By Garth Sundem, author of Real Kids, Real Stories, Real Character: Choices That Matter Around the World This year for Valentine’s Day, instead of lacy cards and sugar hearts, my kids gave their classmates little wire puzzles. I’m sure you’ve … Continue reading

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Dispelling Myths About Differentiation

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. I’ve spent several years consulting with schools all over the world, and differentiation … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Books on Differentiation

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Barbara K! These four unique titles offer strategies for educators who are new to differentiating instruction and for those who are ready to take it to the next level. Use these titles … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Substitute Teachers

By Andrew Hawk The substitute teacher is one of the most underappreciated and stereotyped positions in the professional world. The trials and tribulations of the substitute teacher are often made light of in sitcoms and movies. However, with instructional time … Continue reading

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Quick Bursts to Brighten the Winter Blues and Engage Young Brains

Adapted from Brain Boosters for Groups In a Jar®: Brain-enhancing games to get teens moving and connecting by Susan Ragsdale and Ann Saylor As winter drags on, the gray days (or white ones) and cold nights can lead to fidgety … Continue reading

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