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Tips to Teach Students to Focus on Learning Not Performance

When it comes to school, grades are the end result of students’ effort and the thing that many students and parents focus on the most. But your objective as a teacher is to help your students learn. That means helping them acquire the knowledge they need to succeed in your class and beyond, achieve grade-level standards and be prepared for the next grade.  

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Education Technology in 2022: What You Need to Know

The coronavirus pandemic brought about rapid changes in education, including the adoption of technologies to make virtual and remote learning possible and effective. Many of these advancements are here to say, but what is on the horizon as technology continues to evolve?

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Tips to Integrate Social and Emotional Learning into Your Teaching

Social skills are an essential part of life. The ability to empathize and communicate with others helps students with things like self-advocacy, working in teams and contributing to group projects. You can build these skills by starting small. Here are a few ways to integrate social emotional learning into your teaching.

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What Kind of Math is Most Predictive of Students’ Long-term Learning?

When children are elementary school students, learning basic math concepts is important. Those building block skills help students progress from concept to concept, lesson to lesson, and grade to grade in mathematics. But if you’ve wondered which elementary school students will be the most successful in math in high school, keep reading. A research study published in Psychological Science shares that certain math knowledge at a younger age is a good indicator of a student’s success in high school math

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Helping Students Become Math Thinkers

During the month of April, Huntington Learning Center is celebrating Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month, which strives to increase the understanding and appreciation of mathematics and statistics. Both play a significant role in addressing real-world problems facing our society, including internet security, sustainability, disease, climate change, the data deluge and more.  

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Four Tips for Struggling Readers

Do you have a struggling reader (or several) in your class? Reading troubles are common, but they must be corrected. Students who have difficulty reading often have problems in other subjects too—and can experience diminished self-esteem and motivation. It’s important to help these students overcome their reading challenges sooner than later. Here are several tips to help them.

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