## Monday, September 12, 2016

### September Teacher Talk

Posted by Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

It's September Teacher Talk Time.....Hopefully everyone is off to a great school year with the best classes ever.  We have so many great tips and ideas for you from awesome educators. Be sure to take a look at what everyone has to say.

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Remembering 9/11
I remember September 11 as if it were yesterday. I woke up to a spectacular morning, not a cloud in the deep blue sky. The day was simply perfect.
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My Class Won't Stop Talking!
A few tips on how to handle the chattiest class ever!
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Creating Welcome Signs for Open House
It's Back to School time! Open house is coming soon, therefore, I wanted to share with you two 'Welcome Sign In' Signs I created this year. The purpose of my sign is for parents and guardians to see it, feel welcome, and as a reminder for them to please sign in on the sign in sheet I will lay out.
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Back to School Math Riddles
The beginning of the year can be hard for students as they adjust back into the routine an rigors of school. I am always trying to find ways to make math fun and approachable in my classroom. These math riddles are just the thing to help students practice the skills that they need to refresh, but also add a bit of fun to the computation too!
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In Defense of the "Lazy" Teacher
Has any profession been so profoundly misunderstood as teaching?
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How to Set Up Visual Supports for Whole Group Instruction
This tutorial will help you make your own visual supports for positive behaviors.
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The 12 Days of Back to School
“On the twelfth day of back to school, my principal gave to me twelve students learning, eleven cutters cutting, ten songs for singing, nine clocks ticking, eight kids-a-thinking, seven books for reading, six games for playing, five packs of pens, four bulletin boards, three supply bins, two oversized rugs, one cluttered classroom and a mixed-up set of TEs.” Celebrate the Back to School season with "The 12 Days of Back to School" blog series! Read about my tips, tricks, and strategies to get ready for the new school year.
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Reducing Pencil Issues in the Classroom
Here's a great blog post and video tutorial to help you reduce wasted time in your classroom by eliminating pencil issues.
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