THEĀ EPIC CLASSROOM- TREVOR MUIR

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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How Service Learning Leads to Deeper Learning

By Trevor Muir / February 18, 2021 / Comments Off on How Service Learning Leads to Deeper Learning

I once had a group of high school students with very little interest in giving the slightest effort in school. They were not ‘honors’ students and could care less about grades, academic accolades, or pressure from parents to succeed. This group rarely submitted assignments or contributed to class discussion. But then I invited a guest…

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