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Sketchnoting in School for Increased Retention and Understanding

By Susan Daniels, Ph.D., author of Visual Learning and Teaching: An Essential Guide for Educators K–8 So . . . what exactly is sketchnoting, and why sketchnote in school? Sketchnoting is a form of visual note-taking that includes words and … Continue reading

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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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Differentiation 101

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. Anyone … Continue reading

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Clean, Comfy, and Qualified: How (and Why) to Assemble a Teaching “Uniform”

By Otis Kriegel, author of Everything a New Elementary School Teacher REALLY Needs to Know (But Didn’t Learn in College) Not sure what to wear to work? Think back to one or two of your own teachers who looked like … Continue reading

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Invite Guests—Not Germs—to Your Home During the Holidays

By Elizabeth Verdick, author of Germs Are Not for Sharing Hurray, it’s the holiday season! Uh-oh, it’s also cold and flu season. Parties, travel, and gatherings are all part of holiday fun, but time spent with others during cold and … Continue reading

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