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Cell Phones in the Classroom: Distraction or Undervalued Teaching Tool?

Rae Pica with Greg Graham, Liz Kolb, Lisa Nielsen

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While some educators see cell phones and digital devices as distractions and sources of attention deficit, others say these are wonderful, undervalued teaching tools. Do we need to suppress the use of cell phones in classrooms or bring today's teachers up to speed on how to teach with this new tool?

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Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Professional Conferences

Rae Pica with Sandra Giarde, Suzanne Gellens, Kimberly Tice 

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Well, conference season is upon us, but in these challenging financial times many are finding it increasingly difficult to justify the expense. Are conferences still viable and, if so, how do we make the most of attending conferences? Our guests share some useful insights and practical tips.

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Teaching in the Age of Entitlement: How to Avoid Contributing to the Problem

Dr. Stephen Lippman, Tracy E. Zinn, Ph.D, Vicki Davis, Levi X

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In this final part of our series on dealing with a generation of students who feel entitled to good grades and special treatment, we're told that apparently it's possible for teachers to contribute to the problem. In this segment we talk about how to avoid enabling the entitlement mentality in students, parents and, yes, administrators.

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Dealing with Parents Who Expect Special Treatment for Their Child

Rae Pica with Dr. Mari Cortez, Karen Deerwester, Nancy Flanagan, Jon X

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In addition to dealing with a generation of students who feel entitled to good grades and special treatment, teachers are often finding they have to deal with parents who feel equally entitled. How do savvy teachers handle parents in the age of entitlement?

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What to Do with Students Who Feel Entitled to Succeed Without Effort

Rae Pica with Robert J. MacKenzie Ed.D, Jean M. Twenge, Steve Reifman, Jon X

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Decades of telling children that they are special has engendered a generation of students who feel entitled to good grades and special treatment without being encumbered by the need to earn them. The fallout creates many challenges for teachers who must deal with this sense of entitlement in their classrooms. Our guests offer perspective, practical insights, and solutions.

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