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Author Spotlight: Ron Shumsky, Psy.D., and Susan M. Islascox, M.A.

The staff at Free Spirit is privileged to work with many amazing authors. We will be sharing more author spotlights with you, and hope you enjoy learning about these writers who are dedicated to helping kids succeed. 1,021 more words

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Classhack: Available by Appointment

This week’s classhack is a gift from Robert Smith, who teaches Office Systems Technology, including a popular class in medical office procedures. Most of us have had the unhappy experience of calling a medical facility to schedule an appointment, only to be “greeted” by a long wait on hold followed by a response that was snippy, disinterested, or unhelpful. 170 more words

Pleasure In Learning

Small-Group Writing Conferences for Better Feedback and Student Peer Review

By Steven J. Corbett

Almost everyone who teaches writing has an opinion about peer review and response. We’ve heard teachers bemoan how students just don’t take it seriously. 502 more words

Dealing with Student Resistance to Change in Teaching Strategies

As we start another academic year, there are many faculty on campus who are trying new teaching strategies in their courses. These may include many forms of the flipped classroom style of teaching, incorporating more active learning activities during class time, encouraging more collaborative and team-based projects and assignments, or maybe using student polling for the first time. 1,188 more words

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Guest Post: How Does the U.S. Constitution Affect the Lives of Teachers and Students?

By Judge Tom Jacobs, author of What Are My Rights? Q&A About Teens and the Law

On September 17, 1787, thirty-nine delegates gathered in Philadelphia and signed a document establishing the basis of our government and way of life. 889 more words

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Risky Business

Of all our pleasures in learning, my personal favorite is the achievable challenge. The greatest joy in teaching is seeing students grow in ability and confidence. 556 more words

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Positive Learning Environments

Positive Hallway Space – featuring school reading goal visual and student cubbies

Student Lunchroom

Art Room (My Cooperating Teacher’s Room). Also, an SST strategy poster for reading! 158 more words

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