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On Becoming an Effective Praiser


Xuan-Shi, Lim

This paper presents instances of praising in tutoring and offers tips for making this strategy effective.

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Creating a Productive Space: A Guide to Extra-Classroom Teaching


Allison Jones

This paper offers a step-by-step advice on how to be effective in extra-classroom teaching.

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The Extra-Classroom Teacher and Self-Assessment


Christina Gubitosa

This paper presents the importance of self-assessment as an extra-classroom teacher.

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Empowering Lessons

Lindsey Giblin

Impressions from a student about the Empowering Learners course offered in the Bi-Co Education Program.

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Social Stigmas and Fears in Art Education

Justine Garcia

A dissertation on education in art, encouraging students to self-expression, and effective critique.

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Don’t Let Formal Education Get in the Way of Learning


Rachel Francois

A great paper on adding a cultural perspective in the traditional education system in order to make the curriculum interesting to students.


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Encouraging Productive Discussion: Suggestions for Extra-Classroom Facilitators

Susanna Farahat

Susanna gives good advice on how to be an effective extra-classroom discussion facilitator. 

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Teaching is SO Much More Than Lesson Plans and Getting it Right

Heather Davis

Heather provides her insight and reflections in experiencing complicated situations as an extra-classroom teacher.

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Classroom Aides – how can they be most useful?

Elena Darling-Hammond


"In this entry I will discuss strategies for classroom aides. I first discuss my own experiences as and aide in an elementary special education classroom and what I learned during the process. I will then discuss ways in which I think teachers and aides can make the class room experience beneficial for all." 

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The Worst-Case Scenario Handbook: Mentor's Edition

Sandra Gandarez and Julia Vance
The following chapter consists of excerpts from students working as mentors discussing issues they faced in their unique placements. A variety of solutions are considered through the lens of readings addressing the issues in a broader sense.
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