5 Random Teacher Hacks to Revv Up Your Classroom

David Sladkey, 32-year teacher gives us 5 cool teacher hacks to improve our classrooms

David Sladkey has been teaching for over thirty-two years. Today, he shares five random but very helpful teacher hacks. From a new way to track requests to go to the bathroom to a unique cooperative learning strategy and a super cool brain break, you’ll grab five ideas you can use right away.

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David Sladkey – Bio As Submitted

David SladkeyDavid Sladkey has taught mathematics at Naperville Central High School in Naperville Community Unit School District #203 for the past 25 years of his 32 years teaching. He is currently teaching Blended Algebra 1 and Precalculus.

He has a variety of passions including student engagement, movement in the classroom, student empowerment, and technology. Outside the classroom, he is an author, speaker, blogger, cyclist, husband, father and proud grandpa.

David holds a B.S. in mathematics and a B.A in education from North Park University and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from Northern Illinois University.

Blog: http://teachhighschoolmath.blogspot.com/

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