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Keep students motivated and engaged during fall and Halloween

How to Motivate Students for Learning during Halloween

Trying to keep your students engaged and motivated for learning during Halloween and fall? You’ll love these simple, easy-to-implement tips and strategies. Ready to take advantage of students’ Halloween excitement and motivation – and direct that energy towards math and academics? So am I! The best part about autumn, Halloween,

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Special Education Accommodation IEP Checklist for Teachers

Special education IEP checklist for teachers to track each student’s supports. Record accommodations, modifications, interventions, and supports for IEPs, 504s, and special education.   We all know the importance of supporting struggling students, at-risk learners, and special education students. Keeping track of who gets what accommodation? That’s another story. (And

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What Teachers Need to Know About Academic Supports

Accommodations vs. Modifications. Strategies vs. Interventions. What’s the difference? Read on to find the answer and learn what every teacher needs to know about academic supports for students.   I’ll never forget sitting in an IEP meeting during my first year of teaching. As a new teacher, I felt nervous

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Look Like a Confident Teacher – Attitude is Everything

Read this quick, easy guide to help you look and feel like an organized teacher while boosting your confidence – because attitude is everything! There you are, sitting at a staff meeting. Bored already. You glance at the teacher beside you and notice she has the most inspiring and attractive

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How to Energize Your Teaching With Task Cards

Here’s a quick, easy guide to energize your teaching with task cards. Keeping students engaged in your lessons can be easier than you think – try these simple teaching tweaks today. As I passed out the worksheets, I heard mumbling and grumbling, and finally, “This is boring. Can we do

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Back To School Tips Every Teacher Needs

Here are some teacher tips for preparing your classroom and mind for a calm, efficient, and enjoyable back-to-school season. These back-to-school tips will help you set up your classroom, decorate, and organize. Let’s talk about Back-to-School. Do you worry that you’ll forget to do important things? Do you make checklists

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