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How Classroom Setup and Clutter Affect Learning and Behavior

Rae Pica with Rebecca Isbell, Ph.D., and Deborah Stewart, M.Ed.

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Classroom setup and structure are critical elements in teaching and controlling behavior and student interactions. What do you need to know? What are the best practices? How might rearranging your classroom help you?

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Is Teaching Keyboarding in Kindergarten Developmentally Appropriate?

Rae Pica with Cris Rowan, Jacqui Murray, Lisa Guernsey

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Many argue that teaching penmanship is a thing of the past, but at what age should children be taught to use a computer keyboard? Some are starting as early as kindergarten, but is it developmentally appropriate? We turn to a panel of experts for guidance on when to start teaching children to hunt and peck and use proper finger placement.

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Three Great Reasons and Ways to Move Your Classroom Outdoors

Rae Pica with Laura Champe Mitchell, Sharon Danks

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According to our guests, immersing your students in nature offers many benefits to both students and teachers. Find out why you should take your students outside as often as possible. This segment also offers specific outdoor lessons you can use with your class today.

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Teaching Together: Moving from Isolation to Collaboration

Rae Pica with Ellen Meyers, Carrie Leana, Sarah D. Sparks

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Our guests disagree on whether teacher collaboration is new, but they all agree that teacher collaboration is becoming more important, is being done in new ways, and is more important now than ever. Learn more...

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OMG! Parent -Teacher Conferences: Why They Fail, Making Them Work

Rae Pica with Betsy Landers, Heidi Rosenberg, Susan M. Heim

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Parent-teacher conferences are notorious for being dreaded, poorly attended, and adversarial when they do occur. Our guests unpack the dynamics behind parent-teacher conferences and share tips on how to make them positive, effective, collaborative opportunities that help students.

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