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How to Encourage Intrinsic Motivation in Students

Raise the excitement in your students to learn and accomplish goals. 

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Teaching moments
inspiration, rewards

Don't just create excitement; create mega motivation. 

5 Things You Can Do to Support Your LGBTQ Students

Use these ideas and resources to create a safe and welcoming environment for every student in your school. 

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The Truth About the Effect of Teacher Optimism on Student Performance

Things will look up for you and your students when you adopt a positive attitude in the classroom. 

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Teaching moments
classroom communication, inspiration, mindset, parent-teacher communication and engagement

If you don't think your bad mood matters to your students, read this.

A high school senior gives advice to freshmen

Let your students hear from the seniors who've been there and done that. 

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Teaching moments
high school, student habits, study skills

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

A strict teacher scolds her class

Studies show the success rate for scary schoolmarms is actually quite low.  

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How to Earn Respect in the Classroom

There's no more teacher harrassment drama with this advice. 

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How to Deal with Cell Phones in School

Here's The Good, The Bad and The Solution for cell phone usage in the classroom. 

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Teaching moments
classroom management, discipline strategies, positive behavioral interventions and supports

Finally, a solution for the ongoing cell-phones-in-class dilemma. 

Teacher yells into a megaphone because she has lost control of her class.

Stop doing these things now before you shut down your new school year plans!

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Teaching moments
at-risk students, building relationships, classroom management, positive behavioral interventions and supports

Before you get too far into the new school year, heed this advice!

Two teachers discuss their readiness for the new school year_cartoon
Social-Emotional Learning: How to Implement Reflection Rubrics

Help your students reflect on their emotions with these strategies. 

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3 Student Success Stories to Reaffirm Your Love of Teaching

These stories will remind you that your hard work is worth it. 

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Teaching moments
inspiration, mindset, personal stories

Everyone teacher needs to be reminded of the impact they can have.