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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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Worksheets Are Not Teachers

By Trevor Muir / April 13, 2020 / Comments Off on Worksheets Are Not Teachers

Worksheets are for practice, but they are not teachers.

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If You Are Feeling Anxiety Right Now

By Trevor Muir / March 19, 2020 / Comments Off on If You Are Feeling Anxiety Right Now

We are in uncharted territory right now and there is an invitation to grow from it.

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Being a Teacher During a Crisis

By Trevor Muir / March 12, 2020 / Comments Off on Being a Teacher During a Crisis

During a crisis, our fear becomes our students’ fear. Our calm becomes their calm.

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Talent is Not Enough

By Trevor Muir / March 5, 2020 / Comments Off on Talent is Not Enough

Success is 20% talent and 80% grit. Simply put, being talented is not enough to be successful.

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10 Ways to Get Your Students’ Attention Without Raising Your Voice

By Trevor Muir / February 21, 2020 / Comments Off on 10 Ways to Get Your Students’ Attention Without Raising Your Voice

Clap twice if you can hear me.

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This is What Project Based Learning Really Is

By Trevor Muir / February 20, 2020 / Comments Off on This is What Project Based Learning Really Is

Let’s get the cat out of the bag right away: the term ‘Project Based Learning’ can carry some baggage.

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How to Launch a Project and Engage Your Students

By Trevor Muir / February 17, 2020 / Comments Off on How to Launch a Project and Engage Your Students

The Launch is one of the single most important parts of a project.

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The Secret to Working With Helicopter Parents

By Trevor Muir / February 4, 2020 / Comments Off on The Secret to Working With Helicopter Parents

They can actually be the opposite of an enemy.

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Why Many Teachers Hate Assigning Group Work

By Trevor Muir / January 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Why Many Teachers Hate Assigning Group Work

From slackers, to ‘takeover students, to wasted time, to limited resources, to the trouble with assessing collaboration, the hate for group work is real and understandable.

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