Helping Children Cope with Tragedy

…ALICE website: www.alicetraining.com. Julia is nationally recognized as an award-winning children’s book author and parenting expert. She holds a Master’s Degree in Elementary School Counseling, and while serving as a…

The Ancient Secret for Wise Decisions

…other classroom rules, look at Chapter 7 in “Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids” on Amazon.com. Chris Biffle Director, Whole Brain Teachers of America Website: WholeBrainTeaching.com Facebook | Twitter |…

Weekend App Attack: 3 Great Classroom Apps!

…Store by clicking HERE. The first reason I love this app is because of the differentiation it provides. The free version comes with two operations: addition and subtraction. For $1.99,…

5 Ways to Engage Parents Using Google Drive

…started now at http://drive.google.com! April is an upper grade teacher who loves creating fun and interesting activities for her students. She shares technology, math, and language arts lessons on PerforminginEducation.com….

Quiet Signals and Timers

…program in the timer to count up or count down, depending on the task you want to time. One of my favorite free websites is Online Stopwatch at www.online-stopwatch.com. They have…

Taming Blurters and Wanderers

…in our manual, “Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids” on Amazon.com. Chris Biffle Director, Whole Brain Teachers of America Website: WholeBrainTeaching.com Chris Biffle, a college philosophy professor for 40 years,…

Halting Back Talkers in Their Tracks!

…classroom problems. As described in this series, Rule 1: “Follow directions quickly” addresses slow transitions. Rule 2: “Raise your hand for permission to speak,” targets kids who are spontaneously chatty….

5 Reasons to Use Nearpod in the Classroom

…device, whether students have iPads, computers, or other tablets. This is great especially for schools that allow students to bring their own devices. 2. The teacher has complete control of…