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TnT 5 Expecting your students to be mind-readers is a waste of time

Properly communicated classroom policies and procedures ensure that you can maximize the learning time in a safe and productive environment. When we start out teaching, it’s a time of experimentation to see what works. Here are four important points to consider when deciding on what and how to implement your policies and procedures. Love this…

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TnT 4 It’s time to grade your grading policies

As a newer teacher, you probably used the grading system from student teaching or a haphazard combination of what you “heard” you should do. By taking the time to closely examine your grading policies, you can ensure that your gradebook clearly communicates your students’ academic progress. Love this show? Click HERE to grab the workbook…

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TnT 3 Why you need to rethink your classroom set up to maximize learning

When was the last time you examined your classroom setup? Your classroom needs to be set up to maximize student learning while also reducing traffic and chaos. Here’s what to consider when considering a new setup. Love this show? Click HERE to grab the workbook plus other free resources! Classroom Layout Reflect on: Student desks/tables…

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TnT 2 Which grade is the easiest to teach, and other questions from the web

Today’s questions: – How to keep it together during unannounced observations. – Which grade is the easiest to teach – Whether or not you should go straight into teaching after getting your credential If you have questions that you’d like answered, email them to kim@teachersneedteachers.com. Love this show?   Got questions, feedback, or want to…

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TnT 1 Using end-of-the-year student feedback to guide your teaching

Do you collect student feedback? If not, you should! It’s a great way to know how students perceive your effectiveness, and whether or not you’re creating relationships and connecting with them. It’s also a quick and easy way for students to feel that they have a voice in their education. Here’s a link so you…

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