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Redeeming the First Minute

You teach the way you teach…. You always start the school year that way…. You see no point in buying back a mere minute…. Ah, but first impressions are lasting! What if a couple of secrets injected into the first minute could make a tremendous difference in the entire school […]

Bulletin Boards with Flair

A bulletin board can act as a powerful teaching tool, or it can merely sit there as a pathetic contrivance. You might welcome the challenge of designing a bulletin board, and always create exciting boards that students love. Then again, you might dread the task, and procrastinate until you simply […]

Bulletin Boards with Curb Appeal

Bulletin boards are like houses – they need curb appeal. Curb appeal is a home’s attractiveness on the outside. It’s what potential buyers see from the curb. If a home’s curb appeal makes a good first impression, buyers will be eager to see what’s inside. The two photos below show […]

What’s Self-Discipline Have to do with Spring?

What do you think self-discipline might have to do with spring? Can you define self-discipline? Would you consider it a trait of character? Self-discipline is indeed a trait of character. It is defined as the ability to control one’s own conduct by principles and good judgment instead of acting on […]

Is It a Duck?

The duck test, attributed to James Whitcomb Riley, says: “When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck.” When testing for reality in a person, it is good to see if he or […]

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