All posts by Stephanie Petit

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7 Teacher Twitter Accounts You Should Be Following

Usually social media is thought of as an outlet for students, but there are plenty of teacher Twitter accounts that offer brilliant ideas and insights for the classroom. Being a teacher […]

Can a School Without Grades Really Work?

Some schools are opting to remove grades altogether and focus instead on a mastery approach, but can a school without grades actually work? Instead of awarding number or letter grades […]

4 Ways to Help Students Deal with Divorce

Teachers are not certified counselors, but there are still plenty of ways they can help students deal with divorce at home. While it’s difficult to keep a strong relationship between […]

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5 Ways Teachers Can Have a Work-Life Balance

Educators are notorious for literally bringing their work home with them. But teachers can have a work-life balance by following these tips. Educators never get a break. Oftentimes they see their students […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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6 Things to Do When You Just Dislike a Student

Teachers shouldn’t play favorites, but there are times when personalities clash within your classroom and you simply dislike a student. Unfortunately, the kids who are hardest to love are likely the ones […]

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