Day: April 18, 2020

5 Ways School Counselors Support You & Your Students

As every teacher knows, standing in front of the classroom can feel like an insane one-man-show (or one-woman-show) in which you\’re juggling far too many concerns and standards for your students. Don\’t fear, there is help out there! School couselors are an often under-utilized division of the staff. They are […]

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Tips for Happier, More Productive IEP Meetings

As a teacher, having to discuss a child’s deficits with his or her parents can be a very uncomfortable experience. Every parent wants their child to have a successful, happy life and that certainly is possible for students who are challenged with a disability. Sometimes we are tasked with helping […]

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3 WAYS TO MAKE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION INITIATIVES STICK

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) is no longer about filling a quota. Today, D&I is recognized as a key way to boost profits and increase innovation. It simply makes business sense. McKinsey\’s 2015 Diversity Matters report revealed a strong correlation between diversity and financial performance. According to the findings, companies in the top quartile […]

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Classroom Management: Using Gaming Elements

Educators should take cues from video game designers and incorporate some of the bells and whistles that designers use to energize their classes, according to frequent TeachHUB.com contributor Janelle Cox. Janelle’s article today outlines several ways that teachers can employ tactics of gamification, or using the principles of gaming to […]

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Classroom Management for Noncompliant Students

Noncompliant students can sink even the best-made lesson plans. Oftentimes these kids are disruptive, lack motivation, and as a result, perform poorly. However, with a little planning and knowledge, you can use some classroom management techniques to overcome those noncompliant students and bring about a more positive learning environment. Janelle Cox, a […]

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ELL Strategies that Work for the Whole Class

English-Language Learners are one of the fastest growing student populations in the United States: in fact, the percentage of ELL students grew 60% between 1995 and 2005, according to the New York Times. Many teachers worry about effectively teaching English learners while still meeting the needs of their other students. Here […]

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Top 12 Teaching Passions

As the new school year begins, there are plenty of rituals that teachers observe: the trips to office supply stores for those things that we “need” in the year ahead, the faculty meetings to welcome everyone back, and the inevitable classroom preparations that we look forward to every fall. When […]

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Classroom Management: Lesson Planning Made Easy

NOV 9 Classroom Management: Lesson Planning Made Easy Lesson planning is the key to the castle, in terms of education: Every component of the educational process is dependent upon successful and well-executed lesson plans. It’s imperative, therefore, that educators be well-acclimated to the classroom management techniques required to create effective lessons. A […]

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