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Beyond Blue and White: Preparing Students for “New Collar” Careers

Inspire students to seek fresh opportunities and rethink the traditional career path by placing importance on new collar careers in your classroom. The debate regarding the importance of higher education is occurring in many […]

5 Ways to Understand and Close the Poverty Gap

The poverty gap is a complex issue with far-reaching implications. The first step to closing the gap is understanding its impact on our students. Though many educators recognize the differences […]

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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 […]

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 […]

3 Ways Teachers Can Help Curb Childhood Obesity

By simply taking a few easy, intentional steps, teachers can help to combat the childhood obesity crisis in our country. It’s no secret that citizens in the United States are […]

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