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How to Help Your Children Achieve Success in the Classroom with Balance – EDTECH 4 BEGINNERS – Education Article

If you want your child to become successful in life, it’s up to you to set the foundation. As a parent, it’s your job to do all you can to set them up for success. When you’re able to do this, you won’t have to worry about guilt concerning whether or not you did all you could. In fact, as long as you regularly educate yourself on how you can become a better parent, it’ll shine through. In order to…

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Mental health services for pupils may not reach all schools for a decade – Education Article

The recently released NHS Long Term Plan for mental health services was broadly well-received by all stakeholders. However, it was not beyond criticism. Many NHS professionals raised doubts about how achievable some of the plan’s aims were in the context of funding and staffing pressures. One aspect of the NHS Long Term Plan covered the existing commitment from the government to improve the access that pupils have to mental health services. Concern had already been expressed by MPs and mental…

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Modelling: Classroom Instruction for Teachers – Education Article

Reading Time: 2 minutes How do you scaffold teacher-instruction in the classroom? For years I have firmly believed that the most effective teachers ‘model’ the work being asked of their pupils. Professor Barak Rosenshine’s 40 years of teaching and learning research supports my experiences. This post offers a summary of the research and what this technique looks like in the classroom. In this post, I’d like to remind readers of Rosenshine’s 17 Principles for Effective Instruction and articulate in this…

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Fun Pi Day Activities – Education Article

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Sparking Joy: Marie Kondo in the Classroom – Education Article

If you haven’t had the absolute pleasure of watching Netflix’s latest phenomenon, you simply must find the time to watch Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. One lazy morning during maternity leave last month, I happened to click on it, and immediately I was hooked. I binge watched all eight episodes in two days. If you aren’t familiar with Kondo or her organizational Konmari Method, you are missing out. On the show, she enters people’s homes and helps them declutter their…

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6 Tips for Beating Winter Blues in Early Ed – Education Article

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Creating and Nuturing the “I CAN” Culture In Your Classroom – Education Article

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5 steps to successfully run a student-led tech team – Education Article

One-to-one device initiatives have exploded in popularity and have dramatically changed the classroom environment. Dedicated device access doesn’t just benefit students through improved educational outcomes, but also benefits districts by enabling innovation and providing a clear return on educational investment. IT teams, however, can struggle with the greatly increased burdens of managing fragmented device platforms, and the increased staffing that 1:1 initiatives often demand can limit funding for other important initiatives. In 2016, Lafayette (IN) Catholic School System was preparing…

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Urban Education Mixtape – Education Article

It’s that time of year again. It’s the time of year that falls between the holiday season and spring break. It’s that time of the year where the prescribed off days are few. It’s that time of the year where children begin to feel restless, the calendar seems to stand still and the adults are starting to lose their patience. It’s that time of the year where the realization of the end of year failures for specific students grows stronger.…

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How to Encourage Students to Create What They Know – Education Article

There are ways to allow the students to show what they know that does not include writing essays. Writing papers over and over in a class is something that has been done in education since the beginning of the time. But as we proceed further into the 21st century, it is time to look at other ways that are a bit more creative and will still allow students to share their knowledge. Audio Recordings You may have a future actor…

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Getting Started With Zentangle Patterns For Kids in the Classroom – Education Article

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Winter Bulletin Board Ideas – Education Article

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9 New Teacher Survival Tips – Education Article

Because you asked. I occasionally get emails from followers, readers, and conference audience members asking for advice. It’s lovely! And flattering! And OK, a lot of work sometimes. But, I always try to answer and help. Recently, I spent so much time answering, linking to past posts, and giving paragraphs and paragraphs of advice I thought – Hey! This would be a good blog post! Some of these topics, I’ve blogged about before. I’m kind of passionate about being a…

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Best Education Apps to Use In and Out of the Classroom – Education Article

As more and more classrooms are joining the 1:1 technology initiative (a computer device for every student), education is finally changing its look in schools across the globe. Textbooks are no longer considered the must-have item that they used to be in the classroom. After all, you can find much more content online on any subject than could ever be fit into a textbook. On top of that, it is much less expensive! Textbooks are not cheap and being able…

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Makerspace Starter Kit Updated – Education Article

Three years ago I shared my Makerspace Starter Kit with you or what I was buying to boost our Makerspace area using four empty Library study carrels that no longer held desktop Macs.  That post has consistently been one of the most viewed posts every week for years and years – with more than 83 THOUSAND views, gee whiz! (Crazy, right?) So, I thought maybe it was time to update it!*  Since then, I’ve had some major Makerspace successes and…

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Swapping Content for Cuddles: Prepping for a Long Term Sub – Education Article

As I sit down to write this post, I have a 12-day old baby boy sleeping on my chest. Brooks Nash Clark arrived December 28, 2018, and we couldn’t be more in love. The baby snuggles and cuddles are in no short supply, and I can’t get enough of his adorable face. But, today is also the second day of my maternity leave. I have nine weeks away from my students. While I am so grateful and appreciative for the…

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