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Collaboration is Great, But Don’t Forget About the Introverts

By Trevor Muir / May 13, 2019 / Comments Off on Collaboration is Great, But Don’t Forget About the Introverts

Just because it’s a group project does not mean students do not need space.

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I Appreciate Teachers

By Trevor Muir / May 9, 2019 / Comments Off on I Appreciate Teachers

For their joy, hard work, and sacrifice, I appreciate teachers.

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How to Turn Lectures into Stories

By Trevor Muir / April 29, 2019 / Comments Off on How to Turn Lectures into Stories

Students forget lectures. No one forgets a great story.

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Building a Collaborative Culture in Your Classroom

By Trevor Muir / April 17, 2019 / Comments Off on Building a Collaborative Culture in Your Classroom

Real classroom community takes time, practice, and patience.

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Want Students to Discuss More? Make Them Feel Safe

By Trevor Muir / April 4, 2019 / Comments Off on Want Students to Discuss More? Make Them Feel Safe

Getting students to discuss starts with making them feel safe to do so.

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Make No Mistake, Teaching Requires Creativity

By Trevor Muir / March 31, 2019 / Comments Off on Make No Mistake, Teaching Requires Creativity

Teaching isn’t formulaic, simple, or cut-and-dried. Teaching is art.

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Helping Students Learn That Public Speaking Will Not Kill Them

By Trevor Muir / March 21, 2019 / Comments Off on Helping Students Learn That Public Speaking Will Not Kill Them

Most students are afraid of public speaking, and most students are capable of public speaking.

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Why Adaptable Students Become Successful People

By Trevor Muir / March 20, 2019 / Comments Off on Why Adaptable Students Become Successful People

Success in the 21st century requires we know how to adapt.

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The Collaboration Rubric

By Trevor Muir / March 15, 2019 / Comments Off on The Collaboration Rubric

A tool to find out if your students are growing as collaborators.

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There’s Nothing Wrong With Failure in the Classroom

By Trevor Muir / March 1, 2019 / Comments Off on There’s Nothing Wrong With Failure in the Classroom

There’s nothing wrong with failure, as long as we learn from it.

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