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Apps to Keep Students Organized

May. 01, 2019

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.

Five Characteristics of Highly Effective Teachers

Apr. 24, 2019

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.

Four Tips to Take the Stress Out of Homework Time

Apr. 17, 2019

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.

Can Brain Training Exercises Help Your Students?

Apr. 10, 2019

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.

Tips to Teach Your Students About SMART Goal-Setting

Apr. 03, 2019

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.

Seven Tips for Using Google Classroom

Mar. 27, 2019

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.

Tips to Minimize Digital Distractions

Mar. 13, 2019

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?

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

Feb. 27, 2019

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.

Using Case Studies in the Classroom

Feb. 20, 2019

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.

Ideas for Teaching Outside the Classroom

Feb. 13, 2019

Sometimes, your students need a change of scenery. Taking your students outside the classroom can be highly beneficial, energizing students and giving them the chance to interact and learn in a totally different way.

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