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A Teacher's Guide to Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving is for stuffing turkeys, not your schedule.

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Teaching moments
holidays, personal time, student participation and engagement

This isn't the time to overpack your schedule. 

A Teacher's Love for Punk Rock Music Helps Her Connect to Students

Teacher Nancy Barile (left) as a youth in her punk rock music days.

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The Moment of Impact: Small Efforts Can Create Big Changes

You might never know how your opinion encouraged your student to choose a particular career path.  

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Teaching moments
building relationships, inspiration, mentorship

Just one suggestion can powerfully impact your students' futures. 

Fostering Healthy Classroom Debate

Keep discussions at a low simmer during heated debates in your classroom. 

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Teaching moments
classroom communication, conflict resolution, school diversity

Don't let debates explode into heated arguments in your classroom. 

Celebrate Halloween with these great classroom activities

Use one of these activities to show your students that math and writing isn't so scary afterall.  

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5 Tricks to Save a Derailed Lesson Plan

Embrace change when your lesson plans go sideways. 

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Help! I Really Want to Like My Students. But I Don't.

What's not to love about your cute, expressive little students?!

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Teaching moments
teacher stress relief, teaching techniques and strategies

What to do about those students you just can't get along with.

Students in kindergarten class with teacher

If your students' behavior has you tied up in knots, use these lifelines. 

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Teaching moments
classroom communication, classroom management, positive behavioral interventions and supports, student habits, student participation and engagement, teaching techniques and strategies

Is your class feeling more like a whirling vortex than a place of learning?

Don't Wait Until It's Too Late: How to Intervene with Struggling Students Early

Don't wait to help that student who looks like he's feeling alone in the crowd.  

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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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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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Teaching moments
at-risk students, building relationships, bullying, school diversity

Establish a culture of inclusiveness in your classroom with these steps.