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4 Ways Teachers Can Create Skeptical Readers

Train students as skeptical readers in the classroom and watch as they grow into informed citizens who think critically about the world around them. Even adults have a difficult time […]

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Understanding the CC Standards for Mathematical Practice

The Common Core State Standards feature eight standards for mathematical practice that are intended to be integrated into every math lesson and help students think mathematically. These are intentionally called […]

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Engage Students Through Project-Based Learning in Biology

Increase students’ engagement and facilitate their mastery of complex concepts through using project-based learning in biology. When learning STEM subjects, students are often successful when they apply the concepts that […]

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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 […]

Picting: Visual Literacy in a Digital World

A picture has always been worth a thousand words, but in this digital age picting is becoming its own form of literacy. On a typical day, our students are bombarded with […]

What the Proposed Trump Budget Means for Education

The Trump budget proposal eliminates more than 13 percent of federal funding for education, causing concern among many parents, teachers, and administrators. On May 23, President Donald Trump’s administration revealed its plans […]

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Open Up to Professional Development Through MOOCs

You’ve heard of them—now discover what MOOCs are and how you can utilize them to enhance your teaching and create better student outcomes. As MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have […]

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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