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Creating Community in the Classroom

By: Sara McDaniel M. Ed.Posted 07/22/16
Creating Community in the Classroom

Looking for new ways to build a sense of community in your classroom? Here are three easy ways you can create a safe, collaborative, and interactive learning environment, so that your students are excited to participate in class!

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Feeling Safe at School

By: Diana Herweck Ph.D.Posted 06/15/16
Feeling Safe at School

The threat of gun violence seems to get more real with each passing year, and we must be prepared to handle such incidents. Here are some things that teachers can do, for themselves and in the classroom, to help students cope with the fear and anxiety that develop from the reality of these tragedies.

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5 Ways to Prevent Bullying in School

By: Diana Herweck Ph.D.Posted 10/26/15
5 Ways to Prevent Bullying in School

It's National Bullying Prevention Month, and recent statistics show that one in three kids is bullied at school. What can you do to help prevent bullying and help to manage its effects? Here are five activities you can start doing in the classroom today to address the issue of bullying.

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A Teacher's Guide to Health, Wellness, and Being Your Best for Your Students

The most important thing we can do for our students is be our own best selves in body and mind. As tough as it is, we must remember to care for our own health and wellness, first and foremost. Here are a few practical, doable, and worthwhile tips for taking the best care of yourself you possibly can!

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How to Beat the Teacher Blues!

By: Leslie YoungPosted 09/03/15
How to Beat the Teacher Blues!

After 30 years of teaching, I admit there were moments when I considered abandoning my post. I call them periods of the “teacher blues.” I now realize that they can happen to anyone and the longer you are a teacher, the higher probability you will go through one of them. Here are my tips for beating the teacher blues.

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