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Teacher Tip: Intellectual Risk Taking

Posted by Brian Whitney on March 12, 2019

As educators, we are aware that our current students will be redefining knowledge and possibilities in the future, in ways we cannot even imagine! It is our job to create and foster a learning environment where student failures and intellectual risk taking are anticipated and welcomed as vehicles to growth and innovation.  

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Topics: Teacher Tips, comprehension and motivation

What are Cooperative Learning Strategies and How Do They Affect my Classroom?

Posted by Tahlea Jankoski on May 04, 2018


As a first-time teacher, how do you start aligning a lesson plan and classroom setup with cooperative learning strategies? Working with others is an important skill children can develop at an early age in the classroom and interactive group learning is a beneficial way to help students become more engaged in classroom instruction.

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Topics: Teacher Tips