Next February, this blog will be celebrating its ten-year anniversary! Leading up to it, I’m re-starting a series I tried to do in the past called “A Look Back.” Each week, I’ll be re-posting a few of my favorite posts from the past ten years.

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A Look Back: 2012’s Best Posts From This Blog

Here is a a collection of my favorites from 2013:

A Look Back: “Does Class Size Matter?”

A Look Back: “Five key strategies to get/keep kids engaged at school”

A Look Back: “Using Freire & Fotobabble With English Language Learners”

A Look Back: “Why we can’t all get along over school reform”

A Look Back: “This Is Exactly What I Mean By Connecting Social Emotional Learning & Literacy Instruction….”

A Look Back: “Flowchart For When A Day Goes Bad In Classroom Management”

A Look Back: A Simple & Effective Classroom Lesson On Gratitude

A Look Back: “New Research Shows Why Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Character Education Are Not Enough”

A Look Back: The Best Posts On Writing Instruction

A Look Back: Surprise, Surprise: Study Finds That Relationships Promote Perseverance & Cash Bonuses Do Not

A Look Back: “Cultivating a Positive Environment for Students”

A Look Back: Giving Teachers the Opportunity to Say “Yes” to Ed Tech

A Look Back: The Differences Between Parent “Involvement” & Parent “Engagement”

A Look Back: “Positive, Not Punitive, Classroom-Management Tips”

A Look Back: “Five ways to get kids to want to read and write”

A Look Back: Knowledge Isn’t Power — “Power is Power”

A Look Back: Classroom Management Strategy: “Sometimes The Only Thing Worse Than Losing A Fight Is Winning One”

A Look Back: “Teacher: How my 9th graders graded me”