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Relax by Coloring

Relax by coloring

Take a quick look at the available options consumers now have among coloring books and you instantly will know that coloring is not strictly for kids. Besides character-themed books like those showcasing the latest animated characters, coloring books are filled with adult-appeal. Whether one prefe...

What to Do on the First Day Back Following Winter Break

Winter Break

With the end of winter break quickly approaching, you will want to make resuming the school routine simple and easy. Choose from these ideas to start the new year off right with your students. Each is seamlessly adjustable to fit any age or course. Plus, each one requires minimal preparation and f...

Bringing History to Life in Your Classroom

How to bring history to life in the classroom

Getting kids excited to learn about history can be difficult when your go-to activity is reading from a textbook. Immerse your students in the culture of a time period to spark their curiosity, because there's more to understanding history than just knowing key events and notable people. To know a...

Arrange Desks to Meet Objectives

Classroom seating

The classroom management strategies of effective elementary and secondary teachers often include a variety of desk arrangements. Placing students in seating arrangements that are specific to particular lessons can encourage student participation and objective mastery. From traditional rows and ful...

Meditative Moments in the Classroom

Meditation in the classroom

Our nation is dotted with a few schools that have turned to an ancient tool to improve students' well-being and overall school climate: meditation. Studies continue to support its physical and mental benefits. Research indicates meditation can help lower high blood pressure and alleviate pain. Tho...

Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom

Technology in the classroom. Good idea or bad idea?

Over the past 20 years, as the use of technology has increased, debate has taken place among educators, parents and students about the use of technology in the classroom, where tools are integrated into daily instruction.

Pros

Keeps the practice of teaching fresh

Introducing new technology in t...