All posts by Stephanie Petit

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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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10 Best Places to Get Teacher Discounts

Teaching is a challenging and important profession that shapes future generations. That’s why many stores offer amazing teacher discounts. Many educators may not even realize that stores they frequent offer […]

4 Money Activities to Enhance Financial Literacy

It’s important for teachers to introduce their students to financial literacy, the ability to manage one’s income wisely and make intelligent long-term monetary decisions. Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri, and Utah have laws in place […]

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6 Best LinkedIn Groups for Teachers

LinkedIn is usually thought of as a resourceful website for job seekers or those looking to switch careers, but it can also be a great resource for those looking to expand […]

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The Benefits and Challenges of Computer Science Courses

Computer science courses are more popular than ever in high schools — some even require the successful completion of the class to graduate. Computer science courses were once thought of […]

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