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This Is The James Ruse Method: Best Notetaking Method

***This post is not affiliated with James Ruse Agricultural High School.***

Everyone says there is no best way to take notes…

Most of us don’t know that there are different ways to take notes except ‘your own way’, but for some of us we know about the following: 1,410 more words


Girl Rising

Last week I watched this amazing documentary on Netflix called Girl Rising. The focus of the documentary is the importance of access to education for girls, especially in developing countries. 793 more words


Welcome to this installment of Riotous Runts, a series in which I share the funniest and most bizarre moments from my classroom.

1. 98.6 Degrees – What a Babe… 404 more words

Kandinsky Murals

For art, we channeled Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky’s abstract, color-rich murals. His works were greatly influenced by Picasso, Van Gogh, and Matisse.

Here was our inspiration: 107 more words

PBMS 1: Recognition Cards

Positive Behavior Management Strategy Number 1: Recognition Cards

I got this idea from a note pad someone gave me. (See attached photo)

It’s a pad of quick rip slips where you acknowledge the awesomeness of your kids. 424 more words


Positive Behavior Management Strategies Intro.

Oh Lord…classroom management. Many students come into the classroom not really prepared to behave themselves or treat other students and their teachers with respect. Many students are not self-motivated naturally and not particularly motivated about school.  308 more words