ELA + STEM = A Formula for Better Student Reading Skills

We often think of them as separate subjects, but you can use STEM as an inspiration and foundation for building reading skills in your classroom. By the time students reach […]

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5 Tips on Collaboration for Students Who Hate Group Work

There are two words that make almost every student cringe: group work. But it doesn’t have to be that way in your classroom! As a teacher, you know that many […]

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Developing Student Minds Through Brain Research

Use recent findings in brain research to outline lesson plans that promote an environment for all students to learn. While teaching according to pedagogies of the past often focused on one-lesson-fits-all approaches, […]

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7 Ways to Help Students Manage Anxiety in the Classroom

Try these helpful tips to identify and assist students who experience severe, consistent anxiety in the classroom. In the season of state testing, you are bound to feel an overall sense […]

Is There a Place for Character Education in Our Schools?

As an educator, you have an inherent impact on your students’ academic and personal development. But should teachers provide character education in addition to content knowledge? While many people think of […]

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4 Ways to Deal with Extended Student Absences

Whether due to prolonged illness or a family vacation, extended student absences are difficult for both teachers and students to manage. Unfortunately, absences, both student and teacher, are part of […]

Are You Teaching the Skills Students Will Need?

Often the most successful employees are those who have learned behavior and values from teachers who know the skills students will need to be successful in life. Teachers have incorporated […]

3 Ways to Close the Trust Gap in Schools

Minority students who feel they are treated unfairly by school staff are less likely to attend college – even if they get good grades. What causes this trust gap and how can […]

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