5 Ways to Foster Collaboration in the Classroom

Working with others can be a challenge, especially when there are multiple personalities. Being able to collaborate with others is a skill that is increasingly being sought after in the workplace. Are you doing what you can do help your students grow that skill? Here are 5 simple and easy things to do to helpContinue reading “5 Ways to Foster Collaboration in the Classroom”

The Science Behind Chalk Talk

Students don’t get many opportunities to use chalk, so when you say, “Hey kiddos, were going outside to play with sidewalk chalk”, don’t be surprised if you instantly become everyone’s favorite teacher. As the weather starts to warm up, it’s the perfect time to get your students to go outside to show what they knowContinue reading “The Science Behind Chalk Talk”

State Testing Tips and Testing Motivation

I’m sure that your students have heard test taking tips and strategies every year, from every teacher since the moment they were old enough for state testing. They are told it (shoved down their throats) so often, it starts sounding like requirements and one more thing they must remember and do, instead of helpful waysContinue reading “State Testing Tips and Testing Motivation”