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What Are Your Thoughts Hallie?

In an interview ¬†with granddaughter Hallie¬†about her first week of school, I discover a key strategy to guide her through the “too hard” moments! 815 more words

Family Relationships

Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves | Edutopia

I (Clare) found this interesting article on Edutopia. I thought it would be of interest to educators especially since it is the beginning of the school year. 1,070 more words

Classroom Teachers

Helping Shape Archery Attitudes

Note If you are serious about coaching archery, please go to http://www.archerycoachesguild.org and consider joining The Archery Coaches Guild. We are days away from a formal launch of the website, but most of it is already there. 1,352 more words

For All Coaches

Today was my last day of teaching in Tokyo, Japan. (This was the poster for my classes!) What a lot of new things I’ve learned.. thank you to all my students and colleagues. 151 more words

Teaching English

How to Get to Know Your Students BEFORE the First Day of School

Each school year, I begin the year with an “About Me” form and end the year with a 5th Grade Evaluation form. The first is completed on the first day of school and the latter is completed anonymously on the last day of school. 520 more words

Parent Communication

Back to School SCOOT >>> Engage Students & Get to Know Them

As we’re gearing up for another year, I’ve been thinking about how I can change my lessons in the first week of school to be more engaging for students, while still reinforcing management and practicing procedures for my classroom. 985 more words

English Teacher

5 Golden Rules for Investing Middle School Students in Reading

Jake doesn’t like reading. He doesn’t enjoy reading non-fiction, which is what we read because it makes up most of the Common Core aligned assessments. 1,850 more words