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A Beginner’s Guide to Micro-Credentialing

Using micro-credentialing, teachers are continuing their education by focusing on helping students by increasing their teaching capacity one skill at a time. To sharpen skills and ensure their teaching methods […]

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5 Hands-on Activities for Connecting STEM and Social Studies

Connecting STEM and social studies can generate student interest across school subjects while helping students understand the relevance of both subjects to their daily lives. As STEM education gains momentum […]

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5 Ways Teachers Can Have a Work-Life Balance

Educators are notorious for literally bringing their work home with them. But teachers can have a work-life balance by following these tips. Educators never get a break. Oftentimes they see their students […]

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Putting a STEM Spin on Fidget Spinners

While this new fad might seem like an annoying distraction, you can learn to view fidget spinners as useful tools for teaching STEM in the classroom. Look around almost anywhere […]

Sally Ride Day

4 Activities to Celebrate Sally Ride Day

Celebrate Sally Ride Day on May 26 by teaching students about this brave space pioneer and STEM advocate through engaging activities! Women involved in space-based STEM are starting to be […]

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Growth vs Proficiency: The More You Know, the More They Grow

Not everyone in charge of education in our country understands how student achievement is measured. Gain deeper knowledge of growth vs proficiency to become a stronger advocate for students. It […]

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6 Ways to Make the Final Weeks of School Count

Sail your way into summer with these ideas that will keep your students engaged and excited during the final weeks of school! The temperatures are on the rise, student attention […]

ELA + STEM = A Formula for Better Student Reading Skills

We often think of them as separate subjects, but you can use STEM as an inspiration and foundation for building reading skills in your classroom. By the time students reach […]

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