31 SMART Goals Examples for Students of All Ages

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A new school year is underway, and students are facing unprecedented challenges as most are having to “learn how to learn” in a whole new way. Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, students have brought traditional classroom learning back into their own homes, giving a huge rise to the relatively new concept of … Read more

45 Creative Fall Bulletin Board Ideas for 2022

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With fall just right around the corner, it’s time for a fun change to your classroom bulletin board. This season has plenty of wonderful themes you can mine for ideas. Today’s article features eye-catching and creative fall bulletin board examples to give you some inspiring ideas for putting together a board rich with the symbols … Read more

5 Ways to Build the Independent Thinking Skill

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There are two types of thinkers: contrarian and independent.  If you can define them with confidence, feel free to skip ahead to Section I of this article.  But if you’re like I was (as in, not completely sure), you may want to stick with me for a few moments longer.  A contrarian thinker is someone … Read more

How to Stay Awake in Class: 15 Tips to NOT Fall Asleep

Learn why students fall asleep during class hours and get tips on how to stay awake in class.

Have you ever fallen asleep in class? There’s no need to be ashamed about dozing off in class. It is actually a natural phenomenon. Studies have shown that people can only stay completely focused on something for a maximum of 10 minutes. Unfortunately, most classes last longer (often waaaay longer) than 10 minutes. In addition, … Read more