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Become a better high school teacher with strategies to stress less, save time, be creative, and feel more confident in your classroom. Teachers Colin Dodds and Michelle Davis take you through quick, impactful tactics, including getting started in September, classroom management, games, activities, lesson planning, assessment, evaluation, tests, dealing with difficult students, working with colleagues and parents, and self-care.

Teacher Tactics: High school teaching strategies Colin Dodds & Michelle Davis

    • How To
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Become a better high school teacher with strategies to stress less, save time, be creative, and feel more confident in your classroom. Teachers Colin Dodds and Michelle Davis take you through quick, impactful tactics, including getting started in September, classroom management, games, activities, lesson planning, assessment, evaluation, tests, dealing with difficult students, working with colleagues and parents, and self-care.

    TT033 How to ask for teacher feedback (Grade the Grader)

    TT033 How to ask for teacher feedback (Grade the Grader)

    In this minisode, Colin discusses a few ways to get valuable feedback about your teaching practice, including a few ways to get useful feedback from your students.

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    • 6 min
    TT032 Why 100% is important for classroom management (Unanimous)

    TT032 Why 100% is important for classroom management (Unanimous)

    In this minisode, Colin reviews the importance of “all-in” compliance with classroom management, and a few examples where it’s particularly important.

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    • 4 min
    TT031 The power of a critical viewing journal (Everyone’s a Critic)

    TT031 The power of a critical viewing journal (Everyone’s a Critic)

    In this minisode, Colin talks about the value of critique-based journaling, and how it can be an easy and effective way to get your students to exercise higher-level thinking skills about your subject.

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    • 4 min
    TT030 How to set up individualized assessment with no prep (Question Period)

    TT030 How to set up individualized assessment with no prep (Question Period)

    In this minisode, Colin goes over a super-simple way to set up a way to do individualized assessment or review for your students.

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    • 3 min
    TT029 Two name games to improve class cohesion (Name of the Game)

    TT029 Two name games to improve class cohesion (Name of the Game)

    You might be surprised to know that your students might not know each other's names. In this minisode, Colin discusses two fun name games to improve class community and cohesion.

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    • 5 min
    TT028 How to encourage student questions (Flip the Script)

    TT028 How to encourage student questions (Flip the Script)

    In this minisode, Colin discusses a way to flip the script and put the responsibility of a lesson on the teacher, making students more comfortable asking for help.

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    • 4 min

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