How to Finish the Year Strong

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In classrooms in much of the world the countdown to summer holidays is on! To help you get through the final weeks of the school year, we’ve asked our Showbie Champions for their tips on how to finish the school year strong. “I like to print one or two journal pages for each kid to…

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What really changes behaviour? Coaching – PD That Has Impact

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This is a guest post written by ADE, Consultant, Primary School Teacher, and Showbie Champion, Vickie Bacon, on the effectiveness of coaching for teachers. This generation of youth is facing daunting challenges. Unemployment rates among young people are in at an all-time high. Far too many students find their schooling boring and irrelevant, and don’t…

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Engaging Students with Pop Culture

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Teacher Samantha Mielke recently moderated a panel at the Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo on incorporating pop culture in the classroom. We were wow’d and asked her to write about her experience. Here’s what she had to say. How do we make learning engaging? One golden rule for creating engaging lessons for students stems from…

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