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How to Define Your Discipline Policy: An Excerpt from Teaching Outside the Box, 3rd Edition

LOUANNE JOHNSON is the author of nine books about education and the YA novel Muchacho. She is the author of The New York Times bestseller Dangerous Minds (originally My Posse Don’t Do Homework). At present, she teaches high school full-time … Read more.

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Back-to-School Resources for Teachers

For most of you, the school year has already started, and for the rest it will be starting soon. In honor of the back-to-school period, we’ve compiled a list of resources that may be useful to you. If you’re interested … Read more.

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A Call to Action: Together, We Can Fix Our Broken Public School System

A note from LouAnne Johnson, bestselling author of Kick-Start Your Class: Academic Icebreakers to Engage Students and Teaching Outside the Box: How to Grab Your Students By Their Brains. I hope this note finds you well. And I hope you … Read more.

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Help Students Believe Success Is Possible

Brains, like engines, don’t operate at peak efficiency if they are low on fuel, clogged by dirty oil, or missing small but critical parts. If your students are all well fed, adequately parented, emotionally well-adjusted, and well educated, you probably won’t face any serious problems when you try to motivate them to learn. Read more.

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