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Ideas to Revitalize Your Teaching Practices

If you have been teaching for some time, it is easy to get into a routine, but it’s just as easy to fall into a rut. Whether you’re seeking better ways to reach your students or need to infuse a little energy into your processes, we have a few tips to help you out.

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Five Ways to Help Students Develop a Growth Mindset

Students with a growth mindset believe that they are capable of increasing their knowledge and growing their intelligence. The outcome can be remarkable, resulting in students who are more motivated, happier, and undeterred by failure.

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Four Ideas for Building Students’ Persistence

If there’s one skill that will help your students long-term, it is persistence. Students who persevere through challenging work are better equipped for college, and they are able to maintain a positive attitude no matter what life throws their way.

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Six Tips for Creating a Positive Learning Environment

You became a teacher to make a lasting difference in the lives of young learners. One of the best ways to have an impact is to create a positive, encouraging learning environment in which students feel cared for and supported.

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Tips For a Great First Day of School

The new school year will be here before you know it. Start this school year the right way, putting your students at ease and setting the tone for a positive year. 

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Five Resources for Professional Development

It is always a good idea to improve yourself as an educator. Whether you are seeking an online community of teachers where you can exchange ideas, or a site with articles, tech tips, lesson inspiration and more, here are several resources worth exploring.

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