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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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Tips for Teaching Students Mindfulness

Today’s students live busy lives, and the hectic pace and many demands can often create stress. Teach your students to be more mindful, which will help them feel calmer, more grounded, and more attentive.

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Tips to Minimize Digital Distractions

One of the unfortunate realities of teaching in the digital age is the volume of distractions. From smartphones with all kinds of tools and games to many different types of social media platforms, there are lots of ways for students to get sidetracked in class and when doing homework. What can you do?

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Tips for Building Students’ Essay Writing Abilities

Do your students know the basics for writing effective essays? Here are a few simple tips to offer, which can be applied to all essay types:

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4 Essential Ways to Help Your High School Students Get Ready for College

It is the job of every high school teacher to prepare students for college. Of course, you must teach your students the grade-level content knowledge they need to progress in your subject, but there are other important aspects of developing college-ready students.

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Using Case Studies in the Classroom

If you teach an advanced high school class, you’re always looking for opportunities to help your students apply what they know and put theory into practice. Using case studies in the high school classroom can do just that.

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