Category Archives: Teaching Tips

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Teaching Mindfulness to Reduce Test Anxiety

For many students, spring isn’t just about sunshine and flowers. It’s also a nerve-wracking time to take standardized tests. In order to calm kids down, child psychologist Dr. Phyllis Ohr had some advice. She says that teaching mindfulness can help!

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The Teacher’s Lunchbox: Cooking Up Goals

The year 2015 is well underway. How will you help your students set — and realize — achievable goals? By setting goals and measuring their achievements, students are able to see what they have accomplished and what they are capable of. Continue reading

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10 Thanksgiving Teaching Tips

Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday to teach students about GRATITUDE. In fact, child development experts have found that classroom teaching of gratitude has some wonderful benefits: Children enjoy school more and teachers experience less “burn out.”

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