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The Pros and Cons of Calculators in the Classroom

Throughout my experience as a student, I’ve had a lot of different math teachers, and each of those teachers has maintained a different calculator policy.  Some rarely integrated calculators into their instruction or let the students use calculators on tests.   536 more words


The First Day: Establishing the Year

The first day is an important one because it sets the tone for the entire year. Some teachers use the tried and true “Don’t smile before Christmas”, while others lean towards having an easy, fun time on the first day. 793 more words

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My Classroom Decor

During my first year of teaching, I learned the importance of classroom decor. It not only helps my own sanity by looking cute, but should also help serve student education. 538 more words

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The Untapped Potential of YouTube in the Classroom

YouTube is revolutionizing education in more ways then you realize.

Let’s first discuss some immediate and obvious benefits: access. There is an enormous wealth of easily accessible and digestible educational content on YouTube that targets a broad range of audiences. 341 more words


Customized Teacher Planner for Under $5!

Each year I spend hours and hours looking for a decently priced planner. Nothing sold in stores is big enough or structured for teachers. I’ve tried using a yellow pad, a notebook, sticky notes and even some online planners. 513 more words

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Beginners Guide to Blogging

Blogging is a fantastic tool for supporting teaching and learning as well as for personal professional development and reflection on areas of particular interest. With many online blogging sites available such as wordpress.com you don’t need to be a computer expert or understand .html to set up your own blog. 61 more words

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Discovered a new tool for Classroom

I like to introduce Bing Pulse to you.

If you’re a teacher or lecturer and are concerned with the following, try Bing Pulse. Its free; 86 more words

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