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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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More Resources! Help for Special Education Students Doing Online Learning

By Lisa M. Kiss, M.Ed., contributing author Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in Today’s Classroom: How Every Teacher Can Help Struggling Students Succeed (Revised & Updated 3rd Edition) As the COVID-19 pandemic forced me and many other educators to enter … Continue reading

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6 Student Empowerment Myths Every Teacher Should Know

By Patti Drapeau, author of Inspiring Student Empowerment: Moving Beyond Engagement, Refining Differentiation According to the Oxford Dictionary, empowerment is defined as “the power or authority given to someone to do something.” The definition also includes the process of becoming … Continue reading

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Online Resources for Kids with Learning Difficulties

By Lisa M. Kiss, M.Ed., contributing author Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in Today’s Classroom: How Every Teacher Can Help Struggling Students Succeed (Revised & Updated 3rd Edition) March 13, 2020, will be a date I remember for the rest … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Connect with Students (and Educators) from Home

By Danielle Schultz Many schools have turned to remote learning due to COVID-19. The following list provides ideas for how you can foster connections with students, whether you are currently at home due to remote learning or just looking for … Continue reading

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