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5-E model

5 Things to Know about the 5-E Model

The 5-E model for instruction is a straight-forward approach to creating lesson plans that helps teachers present information to their students in an effective way. Created by the Biological Sciences […]

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Mastery Learning – It Just Takes Time

Mastery learning is possible only if teachers take the time and use as many teaching methods as necessary for each student to learn at the same level. Mastery learning is […]


Rigor – Learning at High Levels

Teaching your students to think critically, learn at a high level, and communicate their understanding of the subject is what rigor is all about. Even though at first glance the […]

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5 Ways to Serve as a Teacher Leader

Teachers have always been concerned about their students and their school, and they now have the opportunity to bring about educational change as a teacher leader. Modern teacher leaders don’t […]


6 Ways to Combat Absenteeism

The school year began only weeks ago, but absenteeism is already an issue and some students in your class are at risk of failure simply because they will miss too […]

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13 Great STEM Resources for Homeschooling Networks

There are some fantastic free resources for homeschooling networks available online – if you know where to look. Well, you can start right here at for lots of ideas […]

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Disheartened? You May Have Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue is a condition suffered by those who help others and is characterized by a gradual decrease in that person’s ability to empathize with those they are helping. Compassion […]

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