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Instructional Strategies

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November 13, 2020 Think Happy Thoughts: Building Confidence without Arrogance

I grew up as part of the “Disney Generation”. My peers and I were given this moniker by our elders for two reasons. One was…

November 9, 2020 Embrace Minimalism: Managing Your Teaching Workload

Last week I finally did something I’d been putting off for years, I organized all the junk in my apartment. Until now, I had left…

November 2, 2020 Don’t Overthink It: Why Simple Strategies Work

Last Saturday, as I was shutting down for the evening, I stumbled across something wonderful. Google had created a free game

October 30, 2020 Engaging Students Across the Generational Divide

The world was a much different place when I was a kid. There were no smartphones or social media. Computers, for the most part, were…

October 28, 2020 Embrace the Moments: Creating Positive Experiences

Halloween is right around the corner. If you're fortunate enough to have any exposure to kids around this time of year, you can…

October 26, 2020 A More Perfect Union: Teaching SEL During the Election

Hey, did you know 2020 is an election year? Sorry, bad joke. By now you’re probably sick of hearing about it. News and social media…

October 21, 2020 A Light in the Darkness

I attended a concert recently, although the performers didn’t know it. They were collegiate musicians practicing outdoors beneath a tent; I overheard the…

October 16, 2020 Changing the Conversation: Praising Effort over Ability

Praise can be incredibly powerful. It’s that spark we see on our students’ faces when we offer a bit of useful positive reinforcement…