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Setting Up Your Classroom: 9 Practical Things You May Not Have Thought Of

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Getting your room ready for the school year can be extremely exciting. What we really need to focus on, though, is functionality. Yes, it's great if our rooms are cute and fun, but it's more important that we be strategic in how we set things up so that we can maximize our efficiency.
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The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

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Like a story, lessons deserve compelling beginnings and endings. From pop culture connections to finishing with a level-up, here are eight strategies for holding students' attention.
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Planning the Best Curriculum Unit Ever

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The good curriculum is in the details, so focus your teacher super powers on the granular aspects of planning ahead for the new school year.
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Captioning to Support Literacy

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Overview Captions can provide struggling readers with additional print exposure, improving foundational reading skills.
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Article on captions and how they can be used to support literacy. 

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Dress Code Drama: What's A Principal To Do?

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They eat up administrators' time, many students think they discriminate against girls and aren't there much more important things to worry about?
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Advice to New Technology Coaches

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz shares her advice for any school that might be planning to hire a new technology coach.
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Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

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Check out Edutopia's collection of articles, videos, and other resources on internet safety, cyberbullying, digital responsibility, and media and digital literacy.
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11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading

11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading | Enriching Teacher Articles | Scoop.it
Rather than intimidating young readers with ancient pedagogy, encourage and empower them with livelier strategies such as partner reading or the manic Crazy Professor Game.
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Common Core Reading: The Struggle Over Struggle

With the Common Core State Standards' emphasis on "complex texts," some critics worry kids are being asked to struggle too much. We ask: How much is too much?
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Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding

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Through alternative formative assessment, teachers can check for student understanding without falling back on the tedious or intimidating pop quiz.
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