Manage the Common Core Through Growth Mindset

Second-chance learning encourages students to face and learn from their mistakes.
One of my favorite quotes by Confucius: "Choose a job you love, and you'll never have to work a day in your life." I translate this motto into action in my classroom daily. If my students have a love for learning, they will never be stressed over assessments, projects, and coursework. “Success … nothing less!” is an idea that hangs on my classroom door for my students to see daily. This quote resonates with them, and by the end of the year, students buy wholeheartedly ... read more
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Stand with Common Sense: Take the Digital Citizenship for All Pledge

Empower your students to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly with technology.
Take the Digital Citizenship for All Pledge to join Common Sense Education and thousands of educators across the world addressing internet safety issues this year. By taking the pledge, you are committing ... read more
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Go Paperless with Three Awesome Free Apps

These standout apps make managing classroom workflow a snap.
You know that oft-used iceberg metaphor? The one where we only see a fraction of an iceberg, and most of it's hidden beneath the water? I think it applies to teaching. Much of the work of teaching ... read more
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