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literacy

Is Literacy a Barrier to Your Subject?

Reading is the key to understanding many subjects, but literacy could be a barrier for your students’ learning in STEM classes. Most schools focus on having students learn to read […]

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 […]

charter schools

The Debate About Charter Schools

Charter schools are privately operated, funded by taxpayers, focused on a particular theme with a unique curriculum that provide an alternative to public or private school education. Minnesota passed the […]

emotional intelligence

5 Ways to Teach Emotional Intelligence

The ever-increasing pressures to succeed academically can leave students unaware of the importance of their emotional intelligence in achieving success. Daniel Goleman authored a book titled “Emotional Intelligence” and wrote […]

The Pros and Cons of Students Skipping a Grade

Skipping a grade may give bright students the challenge they can’t get in their assigned classroom, but take away their comfort of being with kids their own age and size. […]

learner agency

5 Ways to Develop Learner Agency

“Agency” can mean action or intervention. Learner agency becomes much easier to understand in this context as a student taking action to seek out and achieve learning more independently. Don’t […]

disruptive innovation

Disruptive Innovation in Education

A new product or idea that radically changes the way things were always done is a simple definition of disruptive innovation. Disruptive innovation happens frequently in many industries, but is […]

design learning

A Simple Guide to Design Learning

Design learning is more than a passing trend in education. Discover what it is and how to effectively integrate it into your classroom. Doris Wells-Papanek of www.designlearning.us published an article […]

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