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15Aug 2016

3 Games Your Students Will Love That Teach Social & Emotional Skills

By | August 15th, 2016|Classroom Management, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Social and emotional learning is just as critical to students’ academic achievement and success in college and careers as mastering math, science and reading. Unlike teaching multiplication, teaching social and emotional skills takes a more [...]

15Aug 2016

5 Things to Always Have at Your Desk

By | August 15th, 2016|Teach Talk, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

You’re a pro at organizing your classroom with the latest and greatest school supplies. But there may be a few things you should always have handy that you may be overlooking. Check out these five [...]

11Aug 2016

6 Tips for Creating A+ Quizzes

By | August 11th, 2016|Teach Talk, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Pop quiz! What’s a quick way to make sure students are keeping pace with what you’re teaching? Give a quiz! Quizzes provide short, straight-to-the-point checks for comprehension that help you adjust instruction so that everyone [...]

8Jun 2016

6 Things to Do Before You Close the Door on This School Year

By | June 8th, 2016|Classroom Management|0 Comments

Your students aren’t the only ones starting to get a case of summer fever. With standardized testing winding up, longer days, and warmer temps, the end of the school year is in sight. Follow these [...]

6Jun 2016

7 Ways to Recharge Your Passion for Teaching This Summer

By | June 6th, 2016|Professional Development, Teach Talk, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Many of us have heard that final bell or are getting close to it. We find ourselves at the start of a summer ahead. A time to refresh, relax and renew our spirits. Just as [...]

6Jun 2016

7 Travel Discounts Just For Teachers

By | June 6th, 2016|Teach Talk, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Be sure to dust off that teacher ID and pack it in your weekend bag this summer. Whether you are planning a summer vacation, piggy-backing a couple of fun days onto a conference or dreaming [...]

6Jun 2016

How to Make the Most of Your Professional Development This Summer

By | June 6th, 2016|Professional Development, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

By investing time in worthwhile courses and experiences, you'll not only be a better teacher in the school year to come, but also take care of your state-required professional development and continuing education hours. That [...]

26May 2016

10 Activities to Help Students Explore Emotions

By | May 26th, 2016|Teach Talk, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Research shows that there is a strong relationship between social-emotional learning and cognitive development. But, just like math and reading, students must be taught social and emotional skills. Emotional regulation is a particularly important skill [...]

20May 2016

Are We Calling Too Many Kids Bullies? Exploring What Bullying Is … and What It Isn’t

By | May 20th, 2016|Teach Talk, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

This blog post is the first in a series about bullying brought to you by Hazelden Publishing for Educators. You’ve probably seen a post in your Facebook newsfeed or been on the receiving end of [...]

20May 2016

Teacher Hacks: 10 Clever Ways to Keep Your Classroom Organized

By | May 20th, 2016|Teach Talk, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

A good organization system is a key element to effective classroom management. Keeping clutter at bay helps students focus. Try these genius tips and tricks to add more order to your classroom. Click the numbered [...]