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Breaking Barriers, Building Bonds

Six strategies to boost students’ trust, confidence, and skill

By Holly Derville-Teer

When I met my students last September, it had been 13 years since I’d taught at a new studio. 1,712 more words


Fair means you give every child what they need to succeed!

I hope you are enjoying our new weekly blog format! We are excited to provide priceless teaching tips and free activity ideas for in and out of the classroom!  523 more words

Dear New Teachers

Today, a representative from theladders.com emailed me asking if I could promote the site on here with a post for new teachers.

Either spambots are getting smarter, or there’s been a sudden spike of interest in the blogs of… 759 more words


TECH: Copy.com

I have recently been re-evaluating the cloud storage market and have come across a pretty good service that is fairly new to the landscape.

Although I am obsessed with… 629 more words

Sweat, fresh blood and chalk: my first lesson as an EFL teacher

The first ever class I taught at the University of Nice (and in fact in my life) was to a small group of 18 or so Physics students in L3, their final year of university. 831 more words


Student teaching - Update

I am finished! Score, yes, hooray.

I am very happy to be done, I ended it on good terms with my cooperating teacher, we exchanged gifts, said our bit and now I am very happy to move on. 501 more words


Getting a Little Less Stressed

This blog has arisen out of pure procrastination at school. I got my stuff done for week, and I’m just not feeling it right now. It might be because of the sadly cold Wisconsin weather right now. 628 more words