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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 […]

problem solving

Developing 21st Century Skills: Problem Solving

Problem solving isn’t just a skill we memorize. It is a way of thinking about and approaching problems to ensure we know what the problem is and can get to […]

end of the school year

Developing 21st Century Skills: Initiative

Show kids how to take charge of working toward their goals by building initiative, an important 21st century skill that all students need to be successful. Often overlooked as an […]

leadership

Developing 21st Century Skills: Leadership

We all want our students to be leaders, but just like any other skill, leadership must be taught and practiced regularly in the 21st century classroom. Some kids are natural […]

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