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What To Do With A Student

What To Do With A Student by Terry Heick Say you've got some students. Two or 122. Doesn't matter--they're there. What should you do with them? Oh, lots. There's lots to consider. First, you have to see them. Really see them…

How To Take Cornell Notes

How To Take Cornell Notes Originally published in 2015; updated in October 2018 Form: Cornell Notes Purpose: Distill complex text, arguments, etc. into format useful for study Sweet Spot: Grades 8-12, college Background:…

14 Things Every Student Needs

What Every Student Needs by Terry Heick There is no perfect lesson, unit, or school any more than their can be a perfect song, flavor, or shade of blue. Every student is different. Every single intelligent, forgetful, smiling,…

How Students Are Like Cats

How Students Are Like Cats by Terry Heick Students can be a lot like cats. This occurred to me recently when teaching a group of 8th graders about the wonders of the preposition. Cats are curious, aloof little prima donnas…