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Kids practicing yoga on desks

Imagine a classroom of calm and focused students. It can happen with these mindfulness activities. 

Classroom innovation

Mindfulness Activities to Reduce Stress and Improve Student Focus

The best way to reduce your stress is to focus on calming your students.

Illustration: diverse students in multi-dress

Help even your most fashion-forward students keep their clothing choices within the school's dress code. 

Beyond the classroom

How to Enforce the Student Dress Code in a Fair Way

Your students' big fashion statements can become a big problem. 

Students in kindergarten class with teacher
Teaching moments

How to Regain Classroom Control When Students Are Loud and Unruly

Bring your students from a vacation to a classroom mindset with these tips.

A high school senior gives advice to freshmen
Teaching moments

Advice for High School Freshmen from Departing Seniors

Departing seniors share advice for freshmen on how to thrive in high school.  

Productivity principles from Smarter, Faster, Better
Classroom innovation

Book Review: 4 Productivity Principles from Smarter Faster Better

Valuable tips on how to improve motivation, focus, goal-setting, and decision-making. 

Student Excuses
Teaching moments

4 Funny Student Excuses from a Kindergarten Classroom

Student excuses run the gamut. Here's some of the funniest coming from the littlest students in the classroom. 

Fidget spinner
Teaching moments

Are Fidget Spinners in Class a Useful Tool or Needless Distraction?

Fidget spinners are invading classrooms worldwide: Here's what you need to know.

Student athletes
Beyond the classroom

Balancing Sports and Academics through Policy

Instead of acting like colleagues, coaches can seem more like rivals.

Kids with their teacher in home room
Classroom innovation

Homeroom Ideas: Tips for Making the Most of That "Free" Time

How to use homeroom to build a culture that's inclusive, supportive, and fun.

Encouraging students to read
Classroom innovation

Encouraging Students to Read: How to Get Your High Schoolers to Embrace Books

Proven strategies and suggestions from a veteran teacher.

   
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