Day: April 16, 2020

Best Student Books for The Hunger Games Fans

I just finished teaching a unit on literary elements that used Suzanne Collins’ smash-hit novel, The Hunger Games. It was a huge success. Finding novels that my students (9th-12th graders with Learning and Emotional Support needs) will respond to can be a real challenge – but this novel more than […]

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3 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR RECRUITING STRATEGY IN 2018

The \”war for talent\” has been grabbing headlines for over twenty years, after McKinsey\’s Steve Hankin coined the term in 1997 and wrote a book with the same name. Back then, the phrase referred to growing competition to attract and retain employees as Baby Boomers left the workforce. The war […]

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My 3 Years on the Board of Education

Teachers often think of their boards of education as far removed from the educational process, and some probably even feel that the members of their board of education are far-removed from the classroom. Nothing could be further from the truth, frequent TeachHUB.com contributor Jordan Catapano says, and he should know: […]

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Fitness-Based Classroom Activities Can Boost Learning

Budget constraints and other concerns have forced some teachers to incorporate classroom activities that get kids (and the teaches themselves!) up and moving. Some incorporate brain breaks, as frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox points out in today’s centerpiece article on TeachHUB.com. Janelle’s brain break ideas include: ·       Have a five-minute dance party! Turn on […]

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Teaching Strategies to Help Students Find Their Purpose

Ask any high school why they don’t enjoy school and you’re likely to unearth a variation on the idea, “We don’t learn anything that’s relevant.” But it’s up to us teachers to find that relevancy, and use teaching strategies to engage those that might seem bored. Today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributing writer […]

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