Category Archives: Teaching Strategies

Healthy Habit Reboot: 7 Strategies to Help Your Students Regain and Sustain Positive Classroom Behaviors

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Mindset Power: A Kid’s Guide to Growing Better Every Day As teachers, at the beginning of the year we have the important mission of building a kind and compassionate classroom community. From getting-to-know-you icebreakers to … Continue reading

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Imagination Is a Superpower! Drawing Prompts to Boost Creativity and Visual Thinking Skills

By Susan Daniels, Ph.D., author of Visual Learning and Teaching: An Essential Guide for Educators K–8 Young children exude imagination and often make up imaginary characters that have imaginary conversations in imaginary worlds. Imagination comes naturally to children. While imagination … Continue reading

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When Students Return: 4 Ways Teachers Can Encourage a Sense of Belonging in the Classroom

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. School … Continue reading

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12 Easy Ways to Put a Creative Spin on Differentiated Instruction

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Mindset Power: A Kid’s Guide to Growing Better Every Day Differentiation can be daunting. In your classroom, you probably have some kids who know the material before you even begin and others who need your … Continue reading

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12 Boredom-Busting Ways to Motivate and Challenge Students

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Coasting Casey It’s back-to-school time, and teachers everywhere are striving to motivate and challenge their students. Whether it is finding a way to stretch your gifted students or just keeping things new and exciting, here … Continue reading

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