ASCD Annual Conference Session: Classroom Management for New Teachers

Original Article: http://www.ascd.org/conferences/conference-daily/ac12/classroom-management.aspx Effective Classroom Management for New Teachers Avoiding Mistakes, Positive Reinforcement Christine Fisher In many fields, professionals say you need to log 10,000 hours to become an expert. For new teachers, that can take about five years, and those first five years are often the most

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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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A Well-Balanced Read – Wonder of Children

Original Article: https://wonderofchildren.wordpress.com/2010/10/01/a-well-balanced-read/ Previous blogs this summer focused on ways to keep life in balance with Lessons from a Yogi and Securing Your Oxygen Mask Before Helping Others.  I certainly don’t have all the answers but I do know that it’s essential that we take care of ourselves 

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Portsmouth fifth graders learn teamwork during UNH ropes course

Original Article: http://www.fosters.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061031/GJNEWS_01/110310182 DURHAM — It was an activity fraught with the type of make-believe danger and true adventure any fifth-grader would love. Granted the saving of ailing chickens, rescuing of mini-zebras and deadly snake pits did not truly take place or exist, yet the 80 or so

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News & Notes

February 2005, Responsive Classroom Newsletter, Original Link: https://www.responsiveclassroom.org/article/news-notes-18 We’ve Moved! Northeast Foundation for Children moved to a bigger space in November 2004 to accommodate our growing operations and increasing number of staff. Our new office is in Turners Falls, Massachusetts, one town over from our old location.

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Positive words, positive results – Seacoast Online

Original Article: http://www.seacoastonline.com/article/20040208/NEWS/302089982 PORTSMOUTH — Like other teachers, Mike Anderson had one generic phrase to award students for good work when he taught at Flanders Elementary School in East Lyme, Conn. “?Great job!? was mine,” said Anderson, now a fourth-grade teacher at Dondero School in Portsmouth. When the

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