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5 Tips to Unleash the Power of Music in the Classroom

By Shawn Forster, songwriter for the We Say What’s Okay series and writer/creator of Weird! The Musical Have you ever been “earwormed” by a catchy song? You hear a song, and think you are done with it, but the tune … Continue reading

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Teaching Growth Mindset: 5 Ways to Be a Mistake-Making Mentor

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Y Is for Yet: A Growth Mindset Alphabet It’s true that there is no tired like first-week-of-school tired. But, it’s also true that there is no excitement like first-week-of-school excitement! From setting up your freshly … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Lesson Time Management

By Andrew Hawk Do you find yourself running out of time during lessons? All of us teachers have had lessons that got away from us. Sometimes this happens because students need more support than we originally estimated. Sometimes students purposely … Continue reading

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Fun with Finance: Classroom Activities for Financial Literacy Month

By Eric Braun and Sandy Donovan, coauthors of The Survival Guide for Money Smarts: Earn, Save, Spend, Give Do you think teaching financial literacy to your students sounds risky? Maybe you imagine blank stares and moans of “This is boring!” … Continue reading

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Cultivate a Culture of Integrity in Your Classroom

By Andrew Hawk Toward the end of my last methods of teaching class for my bachelor’s degree, the professor delivered a lecture on community expectations for teachers. During this lecture, she reinforced what many of us already knew: Teachers are expected … Continue reading

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