Classroom Displays: Keep the Focus on Student Work

Original Article: http://www.ascd.org/ascd-express/vol6/613-anderson.aspx?utm_source=ascdexpress&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=express613 Displays are essential tools for supporting students’ learning and making the classroom feel welcoming and engaging. They’re also something that most teachers enjoy doing—and sometimes overdoing! It’s tempting to cover classroom walls with bright, beautiful—and teacher-chosen—charts, maps, posters, and photos. That’s what I did the

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Teaching a Balance: ASCD Conference Blog Post

Orignial Article: http://www.wholechildeducation.org/blog/teaching-a-balance Post submitted by Whole Child Blogger Meagan Nance At 5:10 p.m., the events of the action-packed first day of the ASCD Annual Conference were starting to weigh heavily on the eyelids of the participants as they entered room 133 of the session halls. Each newcomer

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The Power of Positive Routines

Original Article: http://inservice.ascd.org/the-power-of-positive-routines/ Think about the amount of time that you spend on autopilot each day. Do you drive to work along the same route? Do you tend to park in the same spot when you get there? Once you enter the building, I bet you follow a

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