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Being Flexible with Flex Classroom Seating

By Shannon Anderson, author of Coasting Casey: A Tale of Busting Boredom in School Thinking about using flex seating for your classroom? I’m a huge fan. That being said, I’ve learned over the years that not all students do well … Continue reading

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First Semester Goals Check-In: Assess the Effectiveness of Your Classroom Procedures

By Andrew Hawk For most schools in the United States, winter break marks the halfway point of the school year. This is a good time for teachers to step back and examine the success of their classrooms. My school system … Continue reading

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What Are Students Really Learning from Suspension?

By Stephanie Filio I work in a school that has a little over 1,500 sixth, seventh, and eighth graders. With so many youngsters in one building, there are bound to be some poor choices and mistakes made as these students … Continue reading

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Approaches to Working with Students from Poverty

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. This … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Cool When a Student Pushes Your Buttons

By Andrew Hawk Every day, many teachers face one or more students who try to push their buttons. Students may do this because they want attention—children will take negative attention if they can’t get positive attention. Another common reason kids … Continue reading

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