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Four Tips to Engage Your Students in a Brand-New School Year

Aug. 28, 2019

There’s a lot to do as you prepare for a new school year: getting the classroom ready, organizing your materials and plans, and brainstorming the best ways to engage your students both behaviorally and cognitively.

Ideas to Revitalize Your Teaching Practices

Aug. 07, 2019

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.

Five Ways to Help Students Develop a Growth Mindset

Jul. 31, 2019

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.

Four Ideas for Building Students’ Persistence

Jul. 24, 2019

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.

Six Tips for Creating a Positive Learning Environment

Jul. 17, 2019

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.

How to Make Smooth Classroom Transitions

May. 29, 2019

One challenge all teachers face is managing transitions from one activity to the next. That down-time can turn into class chatter and throw you completely off course.

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.

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.

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.

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