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brain research

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, […]

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 […]

listening skills

5 Ways to Cultivate Listening Skills in Students

Too often we listen to respond instead of listening to understand. Teach your students listening skills to help them both in school and in life. By teaching listening skills to […]

writing skills

ELA + STEM = A Formula for Better Student Writing Skills

Partner with your language arts teacher to build strong communication and writing skills in your STEM classroom. In a time of hash tags and 140 characters or less, our students […]

Earth Day 2017

Celebrating Earth Day 2017 Across the Content Areas

Why limit Earth Day celebrations to the science classroom? Collaborate with colleagues to bring Earth Day 2017 to all of your students’ classes this year. As you know, April 22nd […]

raspberry pi in education

Serving Up Raspberry Pi in Education

Introduce technology and computer science basics by treating students to a heaping slice of Raspberry Pi in education. These days, March 14 isn’t the only pi in the STEM kitchen. Though […]

4 Money Activities to Enhance Financial Literacy

It’s important for teachers to introduce their students to financial literacy, the ability to manage one’s income wisely and make intelligent long-term monetary decisions. Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri, and Utah have laws in place […]

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 […]

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