Classroom Eye Candy 4: The Simplified Retreat
This 5th grade teacher’s goal is to simplify her classroom as much as possible, giving her students a clean, uncluttered space to think and move freely.
Classroom Eye Candy 3: The Funky Science Lab
After sixteen years of teaching, high school teacher Kisaundra Harris switched to flexible seating. Her students now call her classroom a safe haven.
What’s Going on Here? How to Have a Trouble Huddle with Students
With a trouble huddle, you allow your best laid plans to veer off the rails, stop the activity, and ask, “What’s going on here? What seems to be the problem?”
7 Systems that Work for Outside-the-Box Learners
Most teachers struggle with students whose academic performance doesn’t match their potential. When the usual approach doesn’t work, try something different.
Runaway Youth: How Teachers Can Help
Running away from home can have serious, long-term consequences for youth. Learn about the resources that can help kids and families impacted by running away.
Keep Parents in the Loop with ClassTag
It’s parent communication simplified: Make announcements, coordinate volunteers, send newsletters and get to know parents on a single, streamlined platform.
Creating a Welcoming Classroom for Students with Special Needs
Many regular ed teachers feel inadequately prepared to serve the needs of students with special needs. Here are some ideas.
Is Your Classroom Academically Safe?
So much of learning depends on whether your students feel comfortable taking risks. Here are some suggestions for making your classroom an academic safe space.