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Guest Post: The Ten Principles of Motivation

Motivating students is a complicated business no matter what age they may be. When students want to complete their work and want to succeed, things will go well in your classroom–they will learn and you will have a rewarding day … Read more.

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High School Project: Designing a Resilient Community

How can you help students design communities with the resilience to endure challenges? The Center for Ecoliteracy offers a new downloadable activity, “Designing a Resilient Community.” In these three lessons for grades 9 – 12, students participate in project-based learning … Read more.

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A Unique Way to do Your Summer Reading

Planning to hit the books this summer? You won’t be alone. Many teachers will take the summer as an opportunity to plan for the next school year, brush up on the latest education research, learn how to improve their teaching … Read more.

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Take Control of Your Classroom Climate

Teachers can’t always maintain a completely positive classroom environment. Many factors are outside of their control, and indeed it can be difficult to have a lasting impact on students’ attitudes or their perceptions of themselves. But there are plenty of ways to … Read more.

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Learning Portrait: The Vernal Pool

Visible Learners  highlights the role of learning through interpreting objects and artifacts, using the methods of group learning and documentation to make learning evident to teachers. Through a series of sample lessons, visual essays, and examples from other schools, the … Read more.

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Video: The Complete Teach Like a Champion, Interactive Edition

Curious about all the great features the interactive edition of The Complete Teach Like a Champion has to offer? This video shows just how useful our Inkling edition of Teach Like a Champion can be. This edition combines two essential books, Teach Like a Champion … Read more.

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Read, Learn, and Earn with Read4Credit Courses

Would you like to earn graduate credits for reading critically acclaimed books on education issues? If so, read on! Jossey-Bass has partnered with Canter to offer six unique Read4Credit courses. Each course is based upon a Jossey-Bass book written by … Read more.

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Preparing for Co-Teaching

In this excerpt from her book The Co-Teaching Book of Lists, Katherine Perez offers advice on how to make preparations with your co-teacher on a number of topics, from teaching responsibilities to classroom management. Preparing for Co-Teaching (Excerpt from The … Read more.

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A Look Inside the Marshall Memo

It can be difficult to stay informed in the ever-changing field of education. With new research and innovations constantly changing the state of education today, it’s hard to keep up–which is precisely why Kim Marshall created the Marshall Memo. Kim … Read more.

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Teaching Students to Do Good Well

This essay by Jossey-Bass authors Jennifer Przybylo and Nina Vasan was originally published, in a slightly different form, on the Huffington Post. During the pivotal K-12 years, students become increasingly aware that the world in which they live is a … Read more.

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