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Tips to Create An Engaging Virtual Classroom

Tips to Create An Engaging Virtual Classroom

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 26th 2021

The pandemic may have closed classrooms, but we can still open the door to learning with quality virtual instruction. In the midst of the online learning process, creating inspiring opportunities that … read more
Seating Chart Tips

Seating Chart Tips

Apr 11th 2019

Consider your purpose for creating a seating chart: Is it to control talking?Is it to increase focus of students?Is it to encourage group work and dialogue?Is it to create pathways for you to monitor … read more
First-Year Teacher Tips

First-Year Teacher Tips

Apr 11th 2019

The school year may be over for students, but for first-year teachers the work is just getting started. If your first year in front of the class is ahead, here are some tips to make sure you start the … read more
Ideas for Reading Buddies

Ideas for Reading Buddies

Apr 9th 2019

Partner with another class so everyone has a buddy.Plan on about 20-30 minutes (once a week if possible) to meet as Reading Buddies.Choose authors and illustrators to highlight for the buddy. For ex … read more
A Few Spring Organization Tips

A Few Spring Organization Tips

Posted by By Molly S. on Apr 4th 2019

Spring has arrived! And with its highly-anticipated arrival comes the season of spring cleaning. By this time of year, many classrooms have filled up with random piles of “I’ll put that away later.” B … read more