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Why Do They Act Like This?

Why Do They Act Like This?


Intervention Strategies for Kids Who Stop Trying

Intervention Strategies for Kids Who Stop Trying


Intervention Strategies for Kids Who Stop Trying Once upon a time, there was a middle school student who had given up…

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Wait Time Variation #1: Teach Like A Champion

Wait Time Variation #1: Teach Like A Champion


We all use Wait Time, a typical 7 second or so pause, to enhance the richness and quality of student…

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Starting the School Year Gritty

Starting the School Year Gritty


Let's face it teachers are gritty people. From completing a credential program to pursuing advanced degrees, it takes grit. If…

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Guaging Student Understanding—More Than a Hunch!

Guaging Student Understanding—More Than a Hunch!


During a lesson how do you mentally measure where students are in their progress towards learning goals?   If you are like…

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Mindsets in the Classroom [VIDEO]

Mindsets in the Classroom [VIDEO]


Mindsets in teaching and learning are being recognized as a core foundation in education according to Heritage Institute instructor Brenda…

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In Defense of Fidget Spinners

In Defense of Fidget Spinners


If you work in a school, you probably know what a fidget spinner is.  You may have even seen other…

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Mindsets in the Classroom In Rwanda: A Continuing Education Journey

Mindsets in the Classroom In Rwanda: A Continuing Education Journey


Guest post by Natasha Edinger Every summer I take a course or two through The Heritage Institute and am able to…

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