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The Joys of Teaching

As Christmas Break draws near and students begin studying for the end of the year tests, classroom stress and student lethargy are on the rise. This time of year can…

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Time for a break

  With Thanksgiving break coming up and Christmas break not far behind, the routine of school becomes daunting and tedious, as students begin to count down the days until they…

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Tests, tests, tests!

Tests, Tests, Tests! Saying the word “test” in the classroom often evokes eye rolls, slumped shoulders and heavy sighs in the anticipation of a not-so-stellar grade. Hands immediately pop up…

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Helping the shy student

Picture this: you’ve just finished teaching, and the bell rings for lunch. The same six or seven students actively participated, asking and answering questions and making comments. As you walk…

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Engaging students

When it comes to teaching, a “one size fits all” approach will not be effective. Every student is different and offers a unique perspective. Lecturing on the history of the…