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How to Protect Yourself from COVID-19 in the Classroom

Story County Public Health Registered Nurse, Treasa Ferrari from the Mary Greely Medical Center shares recommendations and tips from the Iowa Department of Public Health on how you can keep yourself safe from COVID-19 in the classroom. Treasa talks about handling manipulatives, mask suggestions, and routines. Teaching during the Coronavirus pandemic can be intimidating for […]

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Elementary STEM Con 2020: Virtual Professional Development

Fifteen subject matter experts, engineers, and teachers have put together for 28 wonderful sessions on elementary STEM education (and yes, Yen will be teaching some of those sessions). What’s better is that you get 10 hours of professional development certification through the University of Rochester (good for CTLE credit for NY teachers)! Grab your laptop

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How to Create a More Inclusive Elementary Classroom for Students with Special Needs

A few years ago, I was asked by another teacher to observe their classroom to provide some insight for a student with attention issues. At the time, I was a preschool special education teacher. Although the teacher had her heart in the right place, she used old-fashioned strategies to try and get the student to

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Classroom Management Tips for Elementary STEM Lessons and Labs

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