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Apps to Keep Students Organized

Learning in the digital age has many advantages, and the plethora of apps out there to support students is a big one. Here briefly review a few of the best apps for your students to stay organized and focused.

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Five Characteristics of Highly Effective Teachers

You got into teaching for a reason: to make a lasting impact on students’ lives. So how can you do that? Here are some of the common traits and characteristics of the most effective teachers.

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Four Tips to Take the Stress Out of Homework Time

Some parents find homework time to be the most stressful part of the day, but it doesn’t have to be that way. If you’ve heard from any parents that homework is causing a lot of anxiety and arguments, it’s time to do something about it.

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Can Brain Training Exercises Help Your Students?

Maybe you’ve heard of brain training and wondered what it is, and if it could benefit your students. Certain mental exercises are very effective at developing cognitive skills.

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Tips to Teach Your Students About SMART Goal-Setting

If you encourage your students to set goals, make sure they’re SMART goals. SMART is an acronym for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Timely.

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Seven Tips for Using Google Classroom

Does your school district use Google Classroom? If you’re not familiar, Google Classroom is a free tool that’s included in G Suite for Education.

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