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opioid crisis

The Opioid Crisis: Helping Our Students Cope

Trying to do school work in a home where the electric has been shut off, there is nothing to eat, and the parents are in the bathroom getting high takes […]

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The Future of Dreamers in Our Schools

Though the debate surrounding repealing DACA continues in Washington, teachers must think about the dreamers in their schools now. One of the most polarizing political topics in the United States surrounds […]

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Is Your Classroom Producing Hackers? (It Should Be.)

Create opportunities within your classroom to show students how to become hackers for good who help create a safe online environment. Though it was once only associated with cyber criminals, […]

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Do Student Conferences Have a Place in Your Classroom?

Student conferences provide opportunities for teachers to collaborate and communicate with their students in meaningful ways while developing trust. In the great, big world of large class size and the […]

bravery in education

Bravery in Education: Yours and Theirs

Work toward becoming an example of bravery in education to encourage students to try new things, embrace failure, and ask meaningful questions. The role of teachers is not that of parents and […]

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5 Ways to Understand and Prevent Bullying

With the spread of cyber bullying and school violence, it is important teachers recognize the signs of victimization and learn methods to prevent bullying. Many different opinions arose regarding the […]

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5 Ways to Help Students Deal with a Loss

“What should I say or do?” is the first concern you may have when called upon to help students deal with a loss. Being prepared can help you help your […]

4 Ways to Help Students Deal with Divorce

Teachers are not certified counselors, but there are still plenty of ways they can help students deal with divorce at home. While it’s difficult to keep a strong relationship between […]

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