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School IS NOT Canceled

By Trevor Muir / April 20, 2020 / Comments Off on School IS NOT Canceled

The Coronavirus cannot stop teachers and it cannot stop school.

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Successfully Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment

By Trevor Muir / September 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Successfully Teaching in a Blended Learning Environment

Many people are viewing teaching during a pandemic like a car that is trying to drive with the emergency brake on. It’s as if there are teachers and students doing what they normally do, but it is covered in a malaise that keeps it from being fully effective. ‚ÄúStudents can’t fully engage virtually, and social…

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Practicing Self-Care During Pandemic Teaching

By Trevor Muir / August 27, 2020 / Comments Off on Practicing Self-Care During Pandemic Teaching

Caring for yourself is vital in order to care for others.

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On Teachers Returning to School

By Trevor Muir / August 7, 2020 / Comments Off on On Teachers Returning to School

Cowardice and laziness have nothing to do with it.

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Teachers Don’t Have to Be Superheroes

By Trevor Muir / July 2, 2020 / Comments Off on Teachers Don’t Have to Be Superheroes

Teachers shouldn’t be expected to ‘save’ their students.

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Teaching is Tiring (And Worth it)

By Trevor Muir / June 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Teaching is Tiring (And Worth it)

The work of a teacher is exhausting, and the work of a teacher is more rewarding than most will ever know.

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Too Many of Our Students Live in Fear

By Trevor Muir / June 1, 2020 / Comments Off on Too Many of Our Students Live in Fear

“I just wish God would have made everyone yellow. Then we wouldn’t have to deal with this shit.”

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Note-Taking Methods We Need to Teach Our Students

By Trevor Muir / May 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Note-Taking Methods We Need to Teach Our Students

Note-taking isn’t just for review later on. It’s for enhancing the learning in the present.

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It’s Okay if Your Class is Sometimes Boring

By Trevor Muir / April 21, 2020 / Comments Off on It’s Okay if Your Class is Sometimes Boring

Students can be bored and still be engaged.

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Why Community Partners Need to be a Part of Your Classroom

By Trevor Muir / April 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Why Community Partners Need to be a Part of Your Classroom

I once had a dream to build an aquaponics garden in a greenhouse attached to my classroom. Aquaponics is a form of gardening that combines raising fish in tanks with traditional gardening.  In aquaponics, the nutrient-rich water (fish poop) from raising fish provides a natural fertilizer for the plants in the garden, which then help…

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