Key Ways to Balance out Your Classroom When One or Two Students Always Demand Your Attention

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Every classroom has that one student – or perhaps, more than one – who demands extra attention. A centerpiece of a successful curriculum includes children learning to be part of a group, without forfeiting self. And a significant proportion of any educator’s time should be spent helping each child develop socially, which includes not needing… Read more »

Encouraging Standout Students to Assist and Encourage Others

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Numerous research studies have supported the theory that children – and adults – often learn best from their peers, as learning is a truly social experience. And while the role of teacher or therapist can never be underestimated, your best role at certain times may be that of gatekeeper: Provide the necessary guidance, then stand… Read more »