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Steph Pederson

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How Classroom Empathy, Teacher Empowerment, & Social-Emotional Learning Can Manage Student Behavior

Learn how classroom empathy, teacher empowerment, and socio-emotional learning can manage student behavior.

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I'm a Teacher, and Badge Really Does Have it All

St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in Sartell, MN is a Badge Messenger® school. Stephanie Pederson is a teacher with 30 years of experience; her story.

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As Close to an “Easy Button” as it Gets for Behavior Management

Research exists about the impact of frequent interruptions and the negative repercussions of these interruptions on schoolday productivity. What can help?

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5 Ways to Empower Teachers to Build a Positive, Innovative School Culture

How can administrators, instructional coaches, and teacher leaders help build a culture of innovation in our schools? Learn by reading Angela Watson's article.

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A Day in the Life of a Teacher's Badge...

I save lives. But I don't like to gloat or anything. It's just part of the job. And I always deliver. See a day in the life of Badge Messenger.

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Four Strategies for Introducing Empathy in the Classroom

Nearly one in three U.S. students say that they have been victims of bullying. Learn more from the article by Getting Smart.

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That Emergency Alert App at Your School Isn't All it's Cracked Up to Be

If you've ever used an emergency alert app in your school before, it was probably a hard sell.

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School Funding and the Battle of the Budget

Budgets include everything from salaries and employee benefits to purchased services and supplies. Here's how you can get more value from your school district budgets.

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Establishing Classroom Rules

Appropriate behavior fosters a positive classroom environment. Read the blog on National Education Association written by Phil Nast about establishing classroom rules.

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Tenure Track? Recruiting & Retention of Today's New Teachers

Stagnant salaries, long hours, and a general lack of respect — these are just some of the reasons new teachers quit.

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