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Applying PBIS in Schools & Classrooms


Beginning with the 1997 amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), positive behavior intervention and support (PBIS) was identified as an approach to addressing student behavior. 93 more words

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Federal E-Rate Program Update

According to U.S. News, only 4 million students had internet access in 2014 and now 39.2 million students have internet access. This was made possible through the modernization of a federal program and the coalition of federal and state lawmakers dedicated to the cause. 171 more words


Believe in Good

As I continue to seek out ways to battle sexism, racism, and all of the other intolerant -isms and phobias, it is nice to find videos that support this quest.  49 more words


Prof suggests using art classes to help kids 'turn out queer'

In his efforts to fight against the “heteronormative realities” of most K-12 schools, Greteman argues that art teachers could impart a “queerer agenda” on students that might “actually help kids…

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Name That Initialism

Much like other fields of practice, education owns its share of acronyms and initialisms. One that is relatively new to the K-12 scene is OER. 190 more words


The Ten Minute Teacher: Vocabulary or Concept Scavenger Hunt

I think I have been such a slack teacher lately. I’d love to be that Pinterest teacher or the Mrs. Frizzle teacher everyone loves, but right now I’m just trying to get through this semester. 334 more words


Applying Art & Science + Love & Logic to Classroom Rules

The premise behind the Love & Logic phenomenon, developed by Dr. Charles Fay, is quite simple:

When students feel respected, appreciated and even loved by their teachers, they are far more motivated and cause far fewer problems. 239 more words

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