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Using Group Experiences to Help Young Children Develop Social-Emotional Skills

By Michelle Salcedo, M.Ed., author of Uncover the Roots of Challenging Behavior: Create Responsive Environments Where Young Children Thrive Can you imagine if you were challenged to master a complex cake recipe after having only a conversation with a renowned … Continue reading

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Fostering Confidence to Engage Students in Learning: A Q&A with Dr. Richard Cash

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn For students to achieve academically, they must have a sense of confidence in themselves and their abilities to perform. Building students’ self-esteem and … Continue reading

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How to Encourage Collaboration in the Classroom

By Shannon Anderson, author of Coasting Casey: A Tale of Busting Boredom in School I don’t remember my teachers assigning a lot of cooperative learning activities when I was younger, but when they did require group projects, I cringed. Somehow, … Continue reading

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Ideas to Encourage Class Participation

By Justin Ashley, author of The Balanced Teacher Path: How to Teach, Live, and Be Happy Student buy-in is not always easy to get, but there are strategies you can use to increase student participation. The tips that follow can … Continue reading

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Flexible Grouping and Collaborative Learning: Moving from Obstacles Toward Solutions

By Karen L. Brown, M.Ed., and Dina Brulles, Ph.D., coauthors of A Teacher’s Guide to Flexible Grouping and Collaborative Learning: Form, Manage, Assess, and Differentiate in Groups “Flexible grouping? Not for me, it’s too chaotic!” Does this sound familiar? However, … Continue reading

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