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Worksheets for the free CrashCourse Study Skills YouTube videos
Worksheets for the free CrashCourse Navigating Digital Information YouTube videos
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PowerPoints and worksheets to teach Viking history in middle school
5 fast and easy tips for how to teach Shakespeare: sonnets
Looking for teaching ideas on Shakespeare? Today we're going to cover 5 fast and easy tips for how to teach Shakespeare: sonnets edition. If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you probably know the awful rookie mistakes I made when first teaching Shakespeare...
Fear of test taking: 7 tips to help your students overcome test anxiety
Just about every student in your class will have a least a little fear of test taking. Fear is a completely normal response to mild stressors such as tests. However, for some students, this fear of test taking extends beyond common fear into test anxiety. So if you’re...
7 easy tips for teaching William Shakespeare’s sonnets
Teaching William Shakespeare’s sonnets is a great way to introduce Shakespeare to students because the texts are so short they are like a bite-sized introduction to Shakespeare. It’s far easier to convince students to analyze something that’s only 14 lines long, as...
3 fast and easy ways of teaching students to take notes
Do your students struggle to take notes? Are you looking for fast and easy ways of teaching students to take notes? Then you’re in the right place. But before we begin, students may need some convincing that taking notes is a skill worth learning. You may need to...
Positive praise: the best reward for students
In my fourth year of teaching, I had a lightbulb moment. Positive praise works. I should've known:...
4 YouTube channels that will energize your ELA students
Do you ever have those lessons where you look around your classroom and you can see the boredom...
1 easy, effective classroom reward for high school students
As a beginning teacher, I would've forefeited my first year's salary to find out easy, effective...
Easily teach your students to take effective Cornell Notes
Have you ever read your student notebooks when they take independent notes and face-palmed? I know...
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