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Never Create Another Bulletin Board!

Tired of spending your summers and weekends crafting? Never make a bulletin board again. Instead, decorate your classroom with smart STEM resources. From buying supplies to creating Pinterest-worthy bulletin boards, decorating […]

standards for mathematical practice

Understanding the CC Standards for Mathematical Practice

The Common Core State Standards feature eight standards for mathematical practice that are intended to be integrated into every math lesson and help students think mathematically. These are intentionally called […]

Kohlberg's stages of moral development

Teaching Kohlberg’s Stages of Moral Development

Lawrence Kohlberg’s stages of moral development offers a framework to help your students reflect upon and evaluate their own behavior and motivations. Teachers work really hard to manage their students’ […]

school shootings

How to Prevent and Deal with the Fear of School Shootings

School shootings can be an overwhelming topic for teachers, so we compiled advice to help prevent gun violence and maintain your sanity in troubling times. Columbine. Virginia Tech. Sandy Hook. It […]

mean girl mentality

4 Ways Teachers Can End the Mean Girl Mentality

While Regina George may be forever frozen in 2004, the mean girl mentality is still very real and present in many schools today. The classic cult film “Mean Girls” follows […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Station-Based Learning

Innovative classrooms are introducing station-based learning to better engage students and provide more helpful feedback for teachers. Station-based learning is true to its name: it allows students to rotate through […]

National Engineers Week

5 More Activities for National Engineers Week

Celebrate National Engineers Week in your classroom with these daily activities to engage and inspire students through engineering. The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) created National Engineers Week in […]

restorative justice

Behind the Restorative Justice Trend

Restorative justice refocuses the conversation surrounding crime and punishment by involving both the victim and perpetrator to reach a solution. Introducing this method of justice to your school can be daunting, […]

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