Tech Tool of the Month: Class123

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The New Year always brings new opportunities, new inspiration, and a new time for self-reflection. If your goals include delving deeper into classroom management strategies and tools, Class123 (TeachersFirst review) is a site that you won’t want to miss. The Tech Tool of the Month for January offers basic classroom management tools for grades K-6, … read more »


A New Year, A New Focus on Classroom Management

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Happy New Year!  With a new year, often comes a re-energized sense of determination to make THIS year the best yet!  With New Year’s resolutions abundant, I thought it would be an appropriate time to broach the topic of classroom management—I mean who doesn’t want to improve strategies in this area? The more controlled, inviting, … read more »


Infusing Mindfulness Into the School Day

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“The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.” -Napoleon Bonaparte Imagine the possibilities – – – What if our teachers approached each day, each class period, with a quiet mind? What if our students began each day, each lesson, with a quiet mind? What if our administrators approached each classroom observation or interaction … read more »


Teaching in the Middle

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They say that it takes a special person to teach in a middle school and most days during my career as a middle-school educator I would wholeheartedly agree with that sentiment.  Here’s why— the brain is said to be fully mature by the age of 25.  This leaves a challenge for all K-12 educators, but … read more »