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Sally Ride Day

4 Activities to Celebrate Sally Ride Day

Celebrate Sally Ride Day on May 26 by teaching students about this brave space pioneer and STEM advocate through engaging activities! Women involved in space-based STEM are starting to be […]

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Growth vs Proficiency: The More You Know, the More They Grow

Not everyone in charge of education in our country understands how student achievement is measured. Gain deeper knowledge of growth vs proficiency to become a stronger advocate for students. It […]

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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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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 […]

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5 Ways to Cultivate Listening Skills in Students

Too often we listen to respond instead of listening to understand. Teach your students listening skills to help them both in school and in life. By teaching listening skills to […]

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Serving Up Raspberry Pi in Education

Introduce technology and computer science basics by treating students to a heaping slice of Raspberry Pi in education. These days, March 14 isn’t the only pi in the STEM kitchen. Though […]

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5 Must-Attend 2017 Teacher Conferences

There are tons of teacher conferences to choose from, so we picked some of the best for you to add to your calendar this year. The season for 2017 teacher […]

3 Ways Teachers Can Help Curb Childhood Obesity

By simply taking a few easy, intentional steps, teachers can help to combat the childhood obesity crisis in our country. It’s no secret that citizens in the United States are […]

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