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How school leaders and teachers can prevent bullying using PBIS

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In a paper titled “Bullying in secondary schools: Action planning using a Positive Behavior Intervention and Support framework,” Tory De Shannon Lawrence suggests ways to incorporate proactive initiatives into a PBIS framework to prevent bullying behavior. Lawrence, a PhD student at Liberty University in Virginia, has worked with several schools to create action plans that address problematic student behaviors. In her paper,
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How to crowdfund Classcraft with PledgeCents

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Thanks to our partnership with crowdfunding platform PledgeCents, it’s super easy for teachers to fundraise a year of Classcraft Premium with the support of their local community. With PledgeCents, you can get your fundraising page set up in minutes and receive $1 per Facebook share of your page (up to $16). Also, all November long, Classcraft is backing each campaign with an initial $16 donation. That’s up to $32
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G Suite for Education or Google Classroom?

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G Suite, Google Apps, Google Classroom … Google has made a big push into the education world, and keeping all the terms straight can be a little overwhelming. But it’s important to understand what they mean, especially if your school is making the switch to Google’s platform. G Suite for Education and Google Classroom might sound like two separate programs, but they’re actually not as different as you think. Already using Googl
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How to use Google Classroom for personalized learning

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Integrating personalized learning into the classroom can seem daunting, but the shift becomes easier when teachers leverage tools they’re already using — like Google Classroom. Below are some simple tips you can follow to use Google Classroom for personalized learning in the classroom. Already using Google Classroom? Gamify it with Classcraft today! 1. Differentiate learning with technology If you use
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Is Google Classroom a virtual classroom or LMS?

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With more schools making the switch to Chromebooks and Google apps, Google Classroom is an increasingly popular tool. But what exactly is it: a virtual classroom or an LMS? The simple answer: Google Classroom is an LMS, or learning management system. But if you’ve been asking yourself this question, it’s probably because you need a little help understanding the difference between a virtual classroom and an LMS. In this article, we’ll define these terms, assess their
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How to explain personalized learning to parents

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Personalized learning directly affects the daily routine of you and your students, but often parents are out of the loop when it comes to its purpose and benefits in the classroom. Below is a simple guide that you can follow when explaining personalized learning to parents. What is personalized learning, and why do we need it? Personalized learning is education’s answer to the ever-changing needs of diverse student populations, who enter school with different lea
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Best personalized learning apps for the 2017-2018 school year

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Personalized learning can be a lot easier with good tools to help you manage it. But with all the personalized learning apps out there, how do you choose the best one for you? We’ve narrowed down the field to four of the best personalized learning apps that you can use this school year across all subjects. In no particular order, they are ... 1. Mindprint Learning Mindprint Learning helps teachers create a personalized
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3 examples of a personalized learning lesson plan template

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Personalized learning plays a key role in student-centered teaching, but it can be tough (or even confusing) to make it work with your existing lesson plans. That’s where pre-made templates can help. Below are three examples of a personalized learning lesson plan template and what makes them good choices to use in your classroom. A ‘Personalized Learning Plan for Success’ The State of Vermont Agency of Education mad
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4 anti-bullying activities for teachers and students

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Today, close to 40 percent of students are bullied, but teachers only intervene 4 percent of the time. That’s why it’s important to take active steps to reduce bullying, with better understanding and support around the issue and anti-bullying activities for teachers and students alike. Download our free bullying guide on how to use gaming to prevent bullying. In honor of Bullying Prevention Month