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  1. Feb 2016
    1. Encourage students to engage with others using First Day activities, games, and ice breakers.

      Spend time doing these! Especially in the first weeks of schools. Make sure everyone knows everyone's names, likes/dislikes, formative experiences, families.

      Canadians are great at Icebreakers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kf2h7SQggMM

      Who can add some more?

    2. Centers

      How many of you have actual "CEnters" in your classrooms? WOuld love to hear about them; especially the good ones.

    3. Teaching Tips

      read through these "Teacher Tips." They are written by teachers in many different schools, different grade levels, and different subjects--including special educaiton.

    4. New-Teacher Classroom Set-Up Guide

      another great "how to" source in terms of a step by step guide to your first year can be found in a book called "The First Six Weeks." You can check out the Chapter for K-2 classrooms here: http://plaza.ufl.edu/mrichner/Readings/The%20First%20Six%20Weeks%20of%20School%20(K-2).pdf

    1. nd yet. America cannot look away. (Why would it?) It has in the past rubbernecked at a parade of women accusing Bill Clinton of philandering. It taught itself the paper-thin nuances of a hanging chad. Just four years ago, there was a flirtation with a telegenic pizza man whose seminal policy proposal was the repetition of the word “nine.”

      this is super important for our next project.

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    3. Texan with a Princeton class ring

      here he is referring to.

  2. Jan 2016
    1. Ethical Teachers Provide Balanced Content and Free Inquiry

      I like the idea that being an "ethical teacher" means teaching MORE than the mandated state curriculum!