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The 1:1 Transition: Paving a Smooth Road for Students

For Teachers 1st - 9th
Teaching expectations, routines, and skills make the transition smoother for students and teachers alike.
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Students Who Fly Under the Radar

For Teachers K - 8th
How to ensure that every child in your class has the chance to succeed.
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Encourage Success with Consistency

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Follow a daily classroom routine to use class time efficiently and help your kids find success!
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Get the School Year Started Off Right!

For Teachers K - 12th
Ten teacher tips to ensure a fresh, but smooth start to your school year.
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Control the Classroom from Day One

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Avoid the beginning-of-the-year scramble by having a strategy for the first few days of school.
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Part One: A Truly Inspirational Book List For Teachers

For Teachers 1st - 12th
This book is not short on inspiration or terrific, practical ideas and techniques you can implement in your classroom.
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Not All Classrooms Are Created Equal

For Teachers 1st - 9th
Insights as to why a certain instructional techniques may work, or not work, for every school or every classroom.
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Conducting a Functional Behavior Assessment

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This is an excellent guideline for an observer to use when conducting an assessment for a student who has a chronic behavior problem. The chart has 3 categories--antecedent, behavior, consequences--and clear examples to guide you. 
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Opening a Special Ed Class

For Teachers 1st - 12th
This is not just a lesson plan, it's a life saver! Here are 10 separate documents intended to assist a new Special Ed teacher. There are 4 different games, instructional tips, ways to handle documentation, behavioral modification...
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Teacher Treasures

Class Credit Cards

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Give children credit where credit is due with this classroom management system. Providing each student with their very own charge card, they are able to gain credit for being respectful and responsible and can spend their earnings on...
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Golden Rules Poster

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
The first step to good classroom management is establishing clear guidelines or rules. Here are eight printable posters that will help you get your class on the track to good behavior. Each poster contains one simple rule such as,...
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The Paperless Classroom: Websites that Help You Go Digital

For Teachers 2nd - 9th
From kindergarten through high school, these tools will help reduce the paper trail.
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Are You Listening?

For Teachers K - 5th
To underscore the importance of practicing good listening skills class members engage in a series of activities that model poor listening skills. In pairs and then as a whole group, class members enact different, more positive techniques...
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Keeping Students Engaged

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Here are some basic tips to keep your students focused and motivated.
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Absent Students Tracker

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Keep a record of who was absent in each class period. The page provides a place to note your class name and date as well as boxes for writing down names for each period.
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Free Homework Pass

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Sometimes even the best pupils forget to do their homework or have too much going on to get all their work done. Individuals can fill out their name on these passes and get the teacher's signature to approve three separate nights off...
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Good Deeds Reap Rewards

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students recognize the good deeds of their classmates. In this self-esteem lesson, students participate in a reward program for doing a good deed. Students get prizes for outstanding behavior.
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Beat the Clock

For Teachers K - 12th
Tired of wasting time trying to get your class to split up into groups? Engage in an activity to help your charges manage time. Learners reflect on a time they were left out or rejected, and then practice forming groups of three within...
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"It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,"— Or Is It?

For Teachers K - 8th
Tips for helping students who experienced poverty or family strife over the holidays.
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Classroom Management Systems: Part 1

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Keeping track of "transitions" is one of my classroom management systems.
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Classroom Management Tips

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Putting a well-thought-out classroom management plan into place can make the school year go smoothly.
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Building Community in the Classroom

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students build a sense of community within the classroom. In this community lesson students create individual pieces of a puzzle that when put together represent the community within their classroom. The central piece is "community".
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What is Government?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore values that unite Americans. For this government lesson, students recall the symbols of America and discuss how to create a "Classroom Constitution." Learners form rules and write their own Constitution.
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Student And Teacher Behaviors In Science Classrooms

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students work in cooperative learning groups and respond to cases involving ethical choices by students and teachers in science classrooms. They create and submit additional cases and questions for use throughout the school year.