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Classroom Management Tips for Progress Reports

Among the most tedious and time-consuming tasks that teachers face a couple times a year are progress reports. These classroom management-tasking reports are designed to give parents a heads-up if their child is doing academically, points out potential red flags, and offer advice on possible improvements students and parents alike can […]

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Technology in the Classroom: Strategies to Help Stay Current

Assisting teachers who use technology in the classroom is one of the primary goals of TeachHUB.com. Whether it’s app reviews, lesson plans that extol the virtues of technology in the classroom or just think pieces getting educators to think outside the box with regards to using technology in the classroom, we’re all about getting them […]

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Top 12 Holiday Gifts from Students

As I learned on the blog last year, teacher gifts can be as surprising as a calm, quiet classroom the friday afternoon before a vacation. Some gifts you just could never see coming. Some of my best and worst “teacher gift stories” include: “I got half a bottle of Lady […]

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Top 12 Lesson Plan Websites

With the 2.0 teaching community getting bigger by the day, there are endless options to look for lessons. You can gain the expertise of veteran teachers, the resources of major news agencies, ed tech capabilities that would make Bill Gates jealous or just the combined brainstorm of innumerable teachers around […]

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Teaching Strategies that Teach Speech Skills

If there’s one thing that still strikes fear in the hearts of people of all ages, it’s public speaking. Whether you’re 7 or 70, chances are the act of getting up in front of people and reading or reciting something is absolutely petrifying. Nonetheless, instructing kids on the teaching strategies necessary for […]

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HR ANALYTICS IS ABOUT ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS

In Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the world’s greatest computer was asked for an answer to the ultimate question of “Life, the universe and everything.” After millions of years of number crunching, the computer majestically proclaimed the answer to be… 42. It was not the edifying conclusion the […]

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Teaching Strategies: Mindfulness in the Classroom

Mindfulness, the intentional, accepting, and non-judgmental focus of one’s attention on the emotions, thoughts and sensations occurring in the present moment, can be part of effective teaching strategies to center kids, keep them calm, and even improve their academic prowess. Today on TeachHUB.com, contributing writer Janelle Cox takes a look and mindfulness […]

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Classroom Management Tips for a Year–End Survey

Surveys have become an integral part of virtually any type of consumer interaction. From apps to cars to Amazon purchases, just about any type of vendor is seeking feedback on their work these days. So it’s our recommendation that teachers conduct feedback-generating surveys as well, particularly in the waning days […]

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Fighting Childhood Hunger in Schools

Schools Fight Hunger is on a mission to bring America’s schools and school families together in the effort to end childhood hunger. Learn about the Schools Fight Hunger organization and find out how your school can participate in this exclusive TeachHUB interview.

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Teaching Strategies: The 4 Essential Writing Steps

All too often, when writing a paper, students merely sit down and start composing, without employing any prior though as to steps that might assist them in the writing process. This is a flawed method of composition. Today’s centerpiece article on TeachHUB.com, penned by frequent contributor Jordan Catapano (who is […]

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Tapping into Students’ Talents

Are essays really the only way? It hits me about once a year that writing literary analysis essays about whether or not Piggy in The Lord of the Flies is a round or flat character, may not be an essential skill to get a young person through life. What am […]

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Last Week to Get Pop Culture Lesson Plans

The holiday season may be behind us, but TeachHUB would like to extend a gift to all K-12 teachers for their hard work in 2009: Through January 18, ALL TeachHUB MEMBERS will have access to an archived database of 500+ Printable Pop Culture Lesson Plans. Use Pop Culture Lesson Plans […]

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Classroom Ideas

More than just a time-honored book and movie, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” is a great tool that teachers can use for some outside-the-box classroom ideas. Today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox illuminates some of ways that educators can use that theme to work in some unique lesson plans. […]

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WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE A MISFIT (OR TWO)

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify and vilify them. About […]

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Classroom Management Tips for Using Proximity Control

Decent classroom management includes creating and cultivating a positive, relaxed relationship that makes students wish to perform at their highest level. A simple way to bring about a higher level of learning is via proximity control, or just a matter of the teacher sitting nearby to the students. Today on […]

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All About the Flipped Classroom

It’s certainly one of the popular educational buzzwords of this young century, and indeed, the flipped classroom is for sure altering the way some teachers are running their classrooms. Of course, many teachers have a lot of lingering questions about the still-nascent flipped classroom, so today on TeachHUB.com, frequent website (and TeachHUB Magazine) […]

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Lessons for a Snowy Day

We had our first Chicago snow storm last night which meant digging out my car, an unpleasant drive to work and basically feeling soggy all morning. But I am determined to maintain a romanticized winter wonderland mentality this year. To stay optimistic, I’m focusing on the upside of snow. 1. […]

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Go Green In Your Classroom

Nothing is a hotter topic right now than than global warming and our universal need to live green. In support of growing environmental concerns, the federal government and many states are funding green schools. Many of these eco-friendly schools are experimenting with everything from solar and wind energy sources, recycled building […]

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Fun Classroom Ideas to Celebrate Family History Month

Throughout October, teachers around the U.S. have been  commemorating family history moth. It’s a great way for students to get in touch with their own identities, and to learn about their classmates as well. Today, TeachHUB.com (and TeachHUB magazine) contributor Janelle Cox visits some fresh ideas for teachers and students to […]

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