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Practical User-Friendly Resources for Busy Teachers

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The beginning of the 2012-2013 school year is nigh. Here are ten categories of tips from experienced teachers that will help start the new year off on the right foot. From Assessment to Classroom Management to Parent Communications, perhaps you’ll find some nuggets of wisdom that will ring true for you. One of the great ideas is called “Beat the Ice.” Challenge your students to see how much work they can finished by the time an ice cube in your hand melts. Sounds like fun.

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