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Rock On! How I Taught Focus to a Class That Wouldn’t Sit Still

by Natalie Catlett, Practicing Artist & Art Teacher on Edutopia at https://www.edutopia.org/discussion/rock-how-i-taught-focus-class-wouldnt-sit-still As a teacher, every now and then we come across a class with an abundance of energy. Sometimes so much energy that teaching seems like an impossible mission. … Continue reading

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Flexible Seating and Student-Centered Classroom Redesign

Article by Kayla Delzer originally posted on Edutopia at http://www.edutopia.org/blog/flexible-seating-student-centered-classroom-kayla-delzer I remember exactly where I was when I had a watershed moment that changed me as a teacher forever. In fact, it inspired my EdSurge column, Why the 21st-Century Classroom … Continue reading

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Blended learning can help students take ownership of their learning

Thomas Arnett is a researcher who focuses on the changing roles of teachers in blended learning environments and other innovative educational models. He also examines how teacher education and professional development are shifting to support the evolving needs of teachers … Continue reading

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How to Manage Cell Phones in the Classroom

When I ask the students why they are so attached to their devices with the small (some aren’t so small) screens, I invariably get the response, “It’s my life.” I just don’t get it and probably never will, but here … Continue reading

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