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Make No Mistake, Teaching Requires Creativity

By trevorm / 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 trevorm / 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 trevorm / 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 trevorm / 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 trevorm / 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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Assessing Collaboration to Help Students Learn to Work Together

By trevorm / February 28, 2019 / Comments Off on Assessing Collaboration to Help Students Learn to Work Together

How to tell if students are growing in their ability to collaborate.

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Teaching and the Power of Story

By trevorm / February 25, 2019 / Comments Off on Teaching and the Power of Story

If learning isn’t memorable, is it really learning?

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Finding Joy When Being a Teacher Seems Impossible

By trevorm / February 21, 2019 / Comments Off on Finding Joy When Being a Teacher Seems Impossible

Sometimes surviving means searching for those moments that make it all worth it.

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Stop Calling Them Soft Skills; They’re Essential Skills

By trevorm / February 7, 2019 / Comments Off on Stop Calling Them Soft Skills; They’re Essential Skills

People are most often fired for not having soft skills. Well there’s nothing ‘soft’ about getting fired.

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Learning Should Be a Messy, Loud, and Unforgettable Journey

By trevorm / February 4, 2019 / Comments Off on Learning Should Be a Messy, Loud, and Unforgettable Journey

Yes my class can be loud and messy. And yes that is on purpose.

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