Category Archives: Teaching Strategies

Making the Case for Mindfulness in Your School or District

By James Butler, M.Ed., author of Mindful Classrooms: Daily 5-Minute Practices to Support Social-Emotional Learning (PreK to Grade 5) I’ve had the honor of starting a mindfulness program in the Austin Independent School District (AISD) based on years of experience … Continue reading

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Helping Students Ask Good Questions

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. In … Continue reading

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Effective Communication Strategies for Co-Teachers in RTI Schools

By Elizabeth Whitten, Ph.D., Kelli J. Esteves, Ed.D., and Alice Woodrow, coauthors of RTI Success: Proven Tools and Strategies for Schools and Classrooms (Revised & Updated Edition) Response to Intervention (RTI) as a multi-tiered system of support takes a collaborative … Continue reading

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Can Creativity Be Taught?

By Susan Daniels, Ph.D., author of Visual Learning and Teaching: An Essential Guide for Educators K–8 I am eager to answer this question. But first, we would benefit from considering this question: What is creativity? There is a multitude of … Continue reading

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Advocating for Small-Group Discussions at Your School

By Jean Sunde Peterson, Ph.D., author of How (and Why) to Get Students Talking: 78 Ready-to-Use Group Discussions About Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Relationships, and More (Grades 6–12) It was just a hunch. When I was tasked with creating a program for … Continue reading

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