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perseverance

Developing 21st Century Skills: Perseverance

Even if students are challenged academically, socially, or financially, perseverance can get them past obstacles to allow them to reach their goals. Perseverance is a 21st century skill because we […]

portrait of a graduate

What is Your Ideal Portrait of a Graduate?

Taking time to consider what your ideal portrait of a graduate is can help you focus on the ideas and skills that are most important in your classroom. The “portrait […]

perseverance

5 Ways to Be an Education Advocate

Be the catalyst for meaningful change in your district, community, state, and even country by becoming an education advocate. Teachers have an extraordinary amount of work to complete on a […]

types of bias

Are These Types of Bias Affecting Your Classroom?

That unfair, and sometimes not even recognized, prejudice against someone or something can be displayed by teachers and students through different types of bias. Two general types of bias are […]

working memory

5 Ways to Improve Working Memory

Working memory is an important function of the brain that allows students to take in and retain information being given to them while they do work based on that information. […]

reverse planning

Reverse Planning: Putting Outcomes First

Determining exactly what you wish to accomplish in a lesson, and then planning how to reach that goal is the strategy behind reverse planning. You may not realize it, but […]

business principles

5 Business Principles You Can Apply to Your Classroom

Schools are preparing students for the business world, so it makes sense to pull inspiration from business principles to approach education in a new way. While few of us would compare […]

information literacy

Developing 21st Century Skills: Information Literacy

The 21st century skill of information literacy is one that students must master to be able to seek, access, and apply facts from all sources to guide them in learning […]

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