Category Archives: Teaching

Building a Vibrant Classroom Library

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning The start of a new school year is a great time to think about building or enhancing your classroom library. Even in schools with well-staffed, well-stocked … Continue reading

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Peer Mentoring Basics

By Mariam G. MacGregor, M.S., author of the Everyday Leadership series Many schools and youth organizations use peer mentoring. It is an amazing way to empower students on both sides—the person getting help and the person helping. No matter one’s … Continue reading

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What Can Students Learn from Graphic Novels?

By Allison Wedell Schumacher My grandma and grandpa’s house in Oberlin, Ohio, was the stuff of childhood dreams: a nearly endless backyard leading down to a creek, a screened-in porch with a hammock so the bugs couldn’t get to you … Continue reading

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Survive Summer Boredom by Being CREATIVE

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn. This post was originally published June 30, 2014 Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read … Continue reading

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How to Handle Anger Issues in the Classroom

By Andrew Hawk I believe it is the intent of most educators to create safe and happy learning environments. Classrooms should be places where students can set aside the outside world. However, this is easier said than done. Every day, … Continue reading

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