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How is your Attitude?

Duane Morris


ATTITUDE = 100%   When you number each letter of the alphabet (A=1, B=2. C=3 etc)


A = 1

T =20

T =20

I =  9

T  =20

U =21

D = 4

E = 5


= 100%

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Educate the Right Way!

August 1, 2018

Play is vital.

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An analysis of nearly 500 playgrounds finds that recess can be optimized to build social skills and relationships.

PBL engages students in hands-on, real-world problems.

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Summer Planning for PBL

Low-stress ideas for revising your project-based learning curriculum before you head back to the classroom.

Practices that support introverts

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Creating Paths to Participation for Introverts

These tools and strategies can help introverts show what they know and participate in class in ways that are comfortable for them.

Reluctant adopters have wisdom to share.

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Reluctant Adopters and Technology Initiatives

Addressing the valid concerns teachers have about new tech tools helps them accept change and builds positive relationships.

Helping bilingual students build literacy skills in their home language

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Starting a Heritage Language Book Club

A book club can help students who mainly use English but speak another language at home gain valuable literacy skills in the home language.

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