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Why School Needs to Emphasize Soft Skills

By trevorm / October 3, 2019 / Comments Off on Why School Needs to Emphasize Soft Skills

The only way to grow is practice. And there’s not nearly enough of that in school.

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Hogs and Logs- Working With Kids Who Dominate and Ones Who Do Nothing During Group Projects

By trevorm / September 18, 2019 / Comments Off on Hogs and Logs- Working With Kids Who Dominate and Ones Who Do Nothing During Group Projects

Hogs: Students who take over an entire group project

Logs: Students who do nothing in a group project

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No Sleeping in My Class!

By trevorm / September 12, 2019 / Comments Off on No Sleeping in My Class!

With every student, there is always more than meets the eye.

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Most Common Struggles for Teachers When Assigning Group Work

By trevorm / August 27, 2019 / Comments Off on Most Common Struggles for Teachers When Assigning Group Work

And the number 1 struggle is….managing off-task behavior.

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What Makes a Teacher and Their Class Interesting

By trevorm / August 21, 2019 / Comments Off on What Makes a Teacher and Their Class Interesting

Teachers are interesting when they are like no other teachers and their class is unlike any other class.

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What College Couldn’t Teach Me About Being a Teacher

By trevorm / August 19, 2019 / Comments Off on What College Couldn’t Teach Me About Being a Teacher

Education theory is great, but teaching requires creativity that cannot be taught.

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What I Want For My Son in Kindergarten (And the rest of his time in school)

By trevorm / July 25, 2019 / Comments Off on What I Want For My Son in Kindergarten (And the rest of his time in school)

I’m just going to say it- I want my son to LOVE school. Not like it, but love it.

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What I Know About Teachers (And Wish Politicians Knew As Well)

By trevorm / July 12, 2019 / Comments Off on What I Know About Teachers (And Wish Politicians Knew As Well)

Every politician should be required to regularly visit schools and understand this.

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My Favorite Class Discussion Strategy: The Samoan Circle

By trevorm / July 9, 2019 / Comments Off on My Favorite Class Discussion Strategy: The Samoan Circle

A fast-paced, meaningful discussion strategy.

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When New Technology Has No Place in the Classroom

By trevorm / July 6, 2019 / Comments Off on When New Technology Has No Place in the Classroom

Sometimes EdTech is great, and sometimes it’s a complete waste of time.

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