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Tips to deescalate a student

When I was earning my certificate, I wish there was a class titled, “How to deescalate a student.” What I learned in that area, I learned […]
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Managing the classroom with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

I highly recommend Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques for anyone who is struggling with their classroom management or is looking for more tools. When I first […]
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Light the way

I often remind students that they need to chase their vision of success. I learned early in my career that many students didn’t know why they […]

Increase student motivation by giving control

I have learned that great leaders understand that they can get more out of the people they serve by empowering them with control. This can be […]
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From external to internal student motivation

Low student motivation is a challenge that many teachers face. I can remember being so frustrated that all I wanted was for that one student to […]