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computer science education

Breaking Down Trump’s Computer Science Education Initiative

Computer science education will get financial support from the Department of Education in grant funding through an initiative announced by President Trump. Trump released a memorandum in which he directs […]

repurpose a chalkboard

5 Ways to Repurpose a Chalkboard

Still have that big, old slate surface at your back? Repurpose a chalkboard and improve your classroom, increase storage, and boost engagement! Lots of classrooms still have blackboards, greenboards, or […]

help students deal with a loss

5 Ways to Help Students Deal with a Loss

“What should I say or do?” is the first concern you may have when called upon to help students deal with a loss. Being prepared can help you help your […]

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. […]

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