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LMS systems can be useful tools for teachers
Classroom innovation

Ed Tech Review: Are Learning Management Systems (LMS) Really Useful?

Learning management systems (LMS), such as Blackboard, can help teachers, students, and parents.

How to gamify your classroom
Classroom innovation

The 9 Key Elements of Classroom Gamification (Infographic)

Many attempts at classroom gamification fail because they neglect the basics. 

Free, fully customizable punch pass for your class
Classroom innovation

Free Printable: Customizable Punch Pass Cards

A great resource that makes it easy to track students' progress on a variety of tasks!

Productive classroom
Professional development

5 Classroom Management Tips That Seem Counterintuitive

Keeping students interested, on task, and cooperative takes a variety of skills.

School kids meditating
Professional development

Teaching after Recess or Lunch: Challenge Accepted

Whether you're dealing with elementary school kids or high school students, teaching after recess and lunch is tough.

Tech gadgets
Professional development

Mastering School IT Hiccups: 3 Tips from Teachers

If you use technology in your classroom, you've likely experienced a school IT emergency somewhere along the way.

A new teacher comes up with ideas
Beyond the classroom

10 Things Every New Teacher Should Know

Here's what teachers say they wish they knew before they started teaching.  

Middle school classes
Professional development

Adjusting to Middle School Classes: How to Gain Respect and Help Students Transition

In middle school, students start at the bottom of the totem pole.

Gold star on piece of paper
Classroom innovation

Using a Reward System in the Classroom Beyond Elementary School

Rewards don't have to be fancy to work for older students. 

Birthday kid blows out candles
Classroom innovation

Cakes, Cookies, and Student Birthdays: How to Celebrate in the Classroom

The key is to have a plan and stick to it.