Day: April 10, 2020

THE STORY OF THE CORPORATE APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM

Which came first; the job board or the e-recruitment system?  The Monster Board was first created in 1994 with most of the early ATS vendors not appearing until 1998/9. Since those exciting late 20th century days the market has ducked and weaved all over the place. I still remember Recruitsoft, Recruitmax, […]

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Bring Play into the Common Core State Standards

The Common Core State Standards have been tagged as being complicated, overly dogmatic, and inconsequential, among other things. The Common Core State Standards have never, to our knowledge, been lumped in with anything “fun.” But today on TeachHUB.com, regular writer Janelle Cox asserts that despite the Standards’ stodgy reputation, elements […]

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Teaching Strategies: Making a Difference

Many teachers are considered inspirational – their teaching strategies are well-honed and they make learning fun, for example. But how can teachers be sure that they are making a difference in the academic lives of their students? Today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributor Janelle Cox takes a look at the ways […]

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6 New Technology in the Classroom Tricks

Modern educators have seen some serious classroom revolutions since the dawn of the 21st century. New technology in the classroom has made the sharing of ideas and academic communications very commonplace in most schools, and teachers today have laid the groundwork for innovative new ways to interact with students, while allowing them to create […]

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Restorative Justice in School Discipline

Since the invention of schools, teachers and administrators everywhere have employed the same procedures for all classroom infractions: A kid who threatened a teacher or got into a fight would basically receive the same discipline as a student with multiple tardies, for example (detentions, in-school suspensions, ultimately expulsion). But a […]

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Top 5 Teaching Strategies

The best teachers are always looking to employ the latest teaching strategies – but some of those tactics are classics that have worked effectively in the classroom for years. Janelle Cox, one of TeachHUB.com’s go-to writing resources for teaching strategies, today outlines her top 5 educational methods to keep students […]

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10 Teaching Strategies to Improve Writing

Written communication is perhaps the important cornerstone of contemporary education. Teachers cannot emphasize enough the importance of students being able to demonstrate what they have learned via the written word. Yet oftentimes, teachers her the common refrain of, “I can’t think of anything to write!” Today on TeachHUB.com, writer, educator […]

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Integrating Technology in the Classroom

Using technology in the classroom has become an imperative for all teachers. It’s not enough to stand and deliver anymore – today’s teacher needs to have a near mastery of the full array of technological tools at his or her disposal. Keeping up with the latest technologies for the classroom, […]

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Classroom Management: Bringing Art, Music Back

Budget cuts have historically leveled arts and music programs in schools first. It’s too bad, because for many kids, art and music are two of the subjects that are favorites. Beyond that, research has shown that art and music curriculums help kids with language development and IQ, they help students […]

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Our Primer on Inquiry-Based Learning

You might have heard the recent buzzwords “Inquiry-based learning.” You might also be asking, “What is inquiry-based learning, and how can I implement it in my classroom?” Today on teachHUB.com, frequent contributor Janelle Cox answers these common questions and more. Basically, inquiry-based learning is a teaching strategy that emphasizes (and […]

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Teaching Strategies: Think-Alouds

Think-aloud teaching strategies are methods used to help students monitor and hone their own thinking. When utilized correctly, think-alouds can seriously improve students’ abilities to think critically – a cornerstone of any kind of academic mindset. Today on TeachHUB.com, contributor Janelle Cox explains why think-alouds are important teaching strategies, how to use […]

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The Fine Line of Giving Homework Help

Teachers are inherently helpful. Whenever an educator senses that someone needs help with something – inside or outside the classroom – you can bet that the teacher will be pitching in to assist. But when it comes to homework, the tendency can be for teachers (or tutors for that matter) […]

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Classroom Management During Reading Groups

A big hurdle for all elementary teachers to overcome is how to manage class during reading groups. It can be difficult for an educator to maintain control of her students while some are being pulled to attend those reading groups. Today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox, who has […]

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Technology in the Classroom: Make Keyboarding Fun

The goals of teaching typing aren’t speed and accuracy: The reason we teach typing is to get kids to communicate in a manner that doesn’t disrupt their thinking process. The importance of typing, meanwhile, can’t be underestimated. Think of all the classroom needs that require the skill: Journaling Researching Collaborating […]

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