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Growth vs Proficiency: The More You Know, the More They Grow

Not everyone in charge of education in our country understands how student achievement is measured. Gain deeper knowledge of growth vs proficiency to become a stronger advocate for students. It […]

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Developing Student Minds Through Brain Research

Use recent findings in brain research to outline lesson plans that promote an environment for all students to learn. While teaching according to pedagogies of the past often focused on one-lesson-fits-all approaches, […]

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7 Ways to Help Students Manage Anxiety in the Classroom

Try these helpful tips to identify and assist students who experience severe, consistent anxiety in the classroom. In the season of state testing, you are bound to feel an overall sense […]

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 […]

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4 Ways to Deal with Extended Student Absences

Whether due to prolonged illness or a family vacation, extended student absences are difficult for both teachers and students to manage. Unfortunately, absences, both student and teacher, are part of […]

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 […]

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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