Tag Archives: classroom environment

The Four Things You Need to Create a Good School

It’s a scenario that’s been posited before, many times: If you could start over–no residual assumptions–and build an ideal school from the ground up, what would you keep? What would you discard?

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My friend Sam Chaltain¬†asked these questions recently, in his excellent blog and on Twitter.¬†…

How to Create Harmony in the Classroom

A new school year has started, and chances are the buzz of newness has begun to settle in for children. The initial excitement and nervousness of seeing friends and having new school supplies is a welcome distraction, but soon after, teachers face the challenge of establishing a productive classroom.…

20 Suggestions to Make Learning Easier for Students with Autism

April Autism AwarenessMany educational approaches can significantly improve the quality of life of persons on the autism spectrum and their families. Interacting with children with autism at school can be a very enriching experience for all involved. Integration of a child with autism into the school community may help address the core deficits children with ASD have in social and communication development.…