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Apr
06

Healthy Kids, Healthy Minds

By Jane Sandwood, Freelance Writer As educators, we often see that unhealthy children do not meet their academic potential. Not only do they have more school absences but there is also evidence documented by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion which links the health of students with academic achievements. Let’s explore the link between […]

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Mar
13

Webinar Series: Making STEM Relevant in Your Classroom (March 26)

One of the top jobs in America today is an app developer; something that you couldn’t even get a degree in five years ago. And, the US Department of Commerce estimates that over 50 percent of the jobs currently available will be automated in the next ten years. Therefore, we need to prepare our students! […]

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Mar
07

The Amazing Ways Dogs Can Boost Learning And Development in The Classroom

By Jane Sandwood, Freelance Writer It has long been said that dogs are man’s best friend, but did you know they could be a child’s, too? In recent years, dogs have increasingly been used to aid learning and development in children with considerable success. It is estimated that 10 million children face difficulties when it comes to learning […]

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Feb
26

Can Poor Indoor Air Quality Affect Children’s Ability to Study and Learn?

By Jane Sandwood, Freelance Writer Teachers who care passionately about what they do, work hard to motivate, engage, and captivate children’s attention, but sometimes what is standing in the way of success isn’t about the children or teachers, but the environment itself. Studies have shown that poor indoor quality can have farther-reaching effects than respiratory ailments and […]

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Feb
21

Teaching Can Make You a Happier Person – Finding Happiness as a Teacher

Teaching often gets a bad rap as a bad career choice. We are often reminded that the pay isn’t great and the hours are long. We also hear that it has become less about teaching and more about testing. On the flip side, however, teaching provides us with a tremendous amount of joy that is felt […]

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Feb
19

Supporting Teachers through Stress Management with Positive Self-Talk

In one day you not only teach, but you also manage behavior, plan lessons, assess learning, counsel students, carry out first aid, reply to a long list of emails, write reports, tidy classrooms, create resources, mark books and create displays – the list is endless. You feel overwhelmed, overworked, and easily trapped in negative thinking […]

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Feb
14

How to Go the Extra Mile in the Field of Education

By Daniel Sherwin, Founder dadsolo.com For anyone working in the field of education – from a teacher to school administrators, to private tutors – it can be difficult to distinguish yourself and find the right ways to achieve what can, at times, seem like lofty goals. Education is a demanding field, and educators need to have […]

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Feb
02

Webinar Series: Creating a Path to Success with Blended Learning

Websites, web tools, web resources, student engagement, student-centered learning, and the list goes on…do you want to make sense of using technology efficiently? Presenter: Marva Wilks Date & Time: Feb 12, 2018 @ 11:00AM EST Cost: Free (Limited Registrations) Length of Webinar:  30 – 40 minutes Moderator intro and overview – 5 mins Presentation – […]

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Jan
25

What is Your Goal for Education in Our Society?

When asked this question, many people respond with the idea of creating productive members of our society. People hope that the educational system allows children to learn and grow in such a way that they will be able to contribute positively to our society in a variety of ways, and that they will ultimately be […]

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Jan
18

Ensuring Equity and Excellence in Mathematics

Although the goals of equity and excellence in education sometimes appear to clash, in mathematics education they converge on a single focal point: heightened expectations. Is it acceptable for a student to finish school and not be able to read? No. Is it acceptable for a student to finish school and not be proficient in Math? Of course not. […]

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