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classroom themes

6 Classroom Themes to Bring Excitement to Education

Make the school year exciting from the start with classroom themes that inspire, motivate, and inform in unique and engaging ways! Renew your excitement about teaching and tap into student […]

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5 Great STEM Activities for Afterschool Programs

Elevate your district’s out-of-school time (OST) to a higher level by utilizing these STEM activities for afterschool programs. Programs that serve children in the community after standard school hours are […]

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Do You Have a Makerspace or a Fakerspace?

Leave the crafts for summer camp and bring real makerspace skills and conceptual learning to your classroom with these strategies. When the makerspace movement in education began, teachers’ intentions were […]

data analysis

Developing 21st Century Skills: Data Analysis

Help students figure out their world to improve skills in data analysis for academic, personal, and professional success. As technology continues to overtake traditional methods of performing tasks, students who […]

teacher conferences

5 Learning Activities for the End of the School Year

The end of the school year is in sight, which means students’ attention is waning and teachers are tempted to throw in a movie. Instead, learn through the last minute […]

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5 Sports Principles You Can Apply to Your Classroom

Students working together as part of the same team enhances the learning experience for everyone. Maybe it’s time to put some sports principles to use in the classroom. Just trying […]

metacognition

Developing 21st Century Skills: Metacognition

Elevate students to a level of thinking beyond their current capabilities by developing metacognition through intentional methods in your classroom. Breaking out of the traditional teaching mold isn’t always easy. […]

systems thinking

5 Ways to Integrate Systems Thinking into Your Classroom

Systems thinking sounds complicated, but has a simple definition: “A big-picture view of the whole.” This way of thinking belongs in your classroom. Virginia Anderson and Lauren Johnson, authors of […]

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