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Beginning Board Reports
There’s no dillydallying when Jan M.’s students enter her classroom. They get right to work on a daily Board Report. Find out how she uses this 5-10 minute activity to set the right tone and get students ready to learn.
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Class Note Taker
How do you make sure that students who are absent get the materials they missed? Enlist another student's help! See how Ms. Caney makes students helping students work for her.
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Everyone's a Critic
When Ms. Pergande shows instructional videos to her class, she uses a unique strategy to encourage attentive listening. Read more about how she organizes the game, rewards students for playing, and get everyone to be a film critic.
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Film Clips Reinforce Learning and Note-Taking
Ms. Cashell uses short film clips to reinforce specific subjects and topics of study, and to help students practice note-taking skills with three writing prompts.
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Interview Skills
This fun, skill-intensive project focuses on interviewing and presentation skills, and will help students stay engaged and focused as spring fever starts to kick in. Everyone gets involved – no slackers allowed!
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Literature about the Old West
When it comes ot teaching about the Old West, this educator says silence is golden. See how she teachers her high school learners by using olf films in a unique way.
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Sticky Note Taking
Just when you thought you'd heard every use for sticky notes, here's another! Find out how Ms. Lowe uses them to help keep her students on task.
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Taking Notes
Ms. Schram doesn't lecture to her students but she has them take divided page notes as they read. With a Power Point presentation, she "tests" the notes they take, marking their success with marbles in a jar. Find out what happens when the jar gets full!
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Taking Notes at the Zoo
On a field trip, it's difficult for students to take notes because they have to juggle note paper or clipboards. Ms. Roker came up with this fantastic way for note-taking to really work on fields trips. Find out how she used this tip on a trip to the zoo!
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TV Generation
Kids spend so much time in front of screens these days that Mr. Takata decided to teach his students with their own tools. Find out how he uses the classroom computer to take notes with his students.
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