It's approaching that time of year when my 6th graders are starting to flex their behavior muscles and turn to types of behavior that are more "cool". You know, a general shunning of anything that might be remotely like work.
Enter the "too cool for school" students who couldn't possibly be bothered to lift a finger to write, let alone pick up a book or notebook.
This is when I really have to dig deep into my teaching repertoire and find ways to combat the apathy.
I'm truly thrilled to have my first post featured in WeAreTeachers, one of my favorite sites for new classroom strategies and where you'll find 5 ways to increase student ownership in your classroom.
I'd love it if you'd visit and check it out!
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