THEĀ EPIC CLASSROOM- TREVOR MUIR

Embracing Human Connection After Covid

By Trevor Muir / May 27, 2021 / Comments Off on Embracing Human Connection After Covid

I felt a strange jolt shoot down my spine the first time in over a year that I stepped into a room with a hundred people in it, and not a single one was wearing a mask. It was a mixture of anxiety and excitement. The crowd sat shoulder-to-shoulder in their seats waiting for me…

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Tips to Eliminating Off-Task Behavior During Group Work

By Trevor Muir / May 6, 2021 / Comments Off on Tips to Eliminating Off-Task Behavior During Group Work

I Surveyed 549 Teachers Asking What They Struggle Most With When Leading Group Work

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Are You Energized By What You Teach?

By Trevor Muir / May 3, 2021 / Comments Off on Are You Energized By What You Teach?

A teacher’s energy can be contagious. So what’s fueling yours?

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How a Kid Who Hated School Became a Teacher

By Trevor Muir / April 28, 2021 / Comments Off on How a Kid Who Hated School Became a Teacher

Here’s how this C student who hated school decided to become a teacher.

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Talking About Racial Injustice in the Classroom

By Trevor Muir / April 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Talking About Racial Injustice in the Classroom

Anger and fear doesn’t go away just because we ignore it.

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How to Teach Essential Skills in School

By Trevor Muir / April 5, 2021 / Comments Off on How to Teach Essential Skills in School

There is nothing SOFT about soft skills. Here’s how we can teach them.

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What Spearfishing Taught Me About Teaching and Life

By Trevor Muir / April 1, 2021 / Comments Off on What Spearfishing Taught Me About Teaching and Life

How spearfishing taught me about risk-taking, patience, rest, and reward. All of these help make me a better teacher and person.

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5 Ways to Come Up With Engaging PBL Project Ideas

By Trevor Muir / March 12, 2021 / Comments Off on 5 Ways to Come Up With Engaging PBL Project Ideas

Here’s how to come up with projects that will engage students and make learning more authentic.

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The Optimal Group Size for Student Groups

By Trevor Muir / March 1, 2021 / Comments Off on The Optimal Group Size for Student Groups

Here is researched-backed, teacher-tested answer to the optimal group size.

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Why Are We Still Standardized Testing During a Pandemic?

By Trevor Muir / February 25, 2021 / Comments Off on Why Are We Still Standardized Testing During a Pandemic?

There is an addiction to standardized testing in this country.

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