Month: April 2020

12 Fresh Teaching Strategies to Assess Learning

Back in the day, testing and assessment were as simple as multiple choice or true/false tests. A teacher’s classroom life and teaching strategies were simple: Just grade, record, and move on to the next chapter. But in subsequent years, it’s become much more difficult for educators. We now need to undertake assessment teaching […]

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First Day of School Activities Students Love

The first day of school will be here before you know it. Most teachers face the big day with enthusiasm, but they dread the inevitable challenge: what to do on the first day of school. Every teacher’s approach is different. Whatever your goal, here are a few things to try […]

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WHY THE FIRST 100 DAYS OF WORKFORCE ANALYTICS MATTER MOST

Presidents, chief executives and senior business leaders all understand the importance of the age-old 100-day benchmark: The first few months in a new position are critical for setting a vision, acting upon your strategy and convincing colleagues that you’re the best person for the job. While this rule has generally been […]

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Classroom Management Tips for Progress Reports

Among the most tedious and time-consuming tasks that teachers face a couple times a year are progress reports. These classroom management-tasking reports are designed to give parents a heads-up if their child is doing academically, points out potential red flags, and offer advice on possible improvements students and parents alike can […]

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Technology in the Classroom: Strategies to Help Stay Current

Assisting teachers who use technology in the classroom is one of the primary goals of TeachHUB.com. Whether it’s app reviews, lesson plans that extol the virtues of technology in the classroom or just think pieces getting educators to think outside the box with regards to using technology in the classroom, we’re all about getting them […]

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Top 12 Holiday Gifts from Students

As I learned on the blog last year, teacher gifts can be as surprising as a calm, quiet classroom the friday afternoon before a vacation. Some gifts you just could never see coming. Some of my best and worst “teacher gift stories” include: “I got half a bottle of Lady […]

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How to Engage ALL Kids in Reading

One of the greatest challenges facing educators is getting students to be proficient, passionate readers. Surprisingly, the solution to conquering the reading challenge is surprisingly simple… About two years ago, I was working with a school district with a poverty rate of over 70% in a semi-rural area. The teachers […]

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Top 12 Lesson Plan Websites

With the 2.0 teaching community getting bigger by the day, there are endless options to look for lessons. You can gain the expertise of veteran teachers, the resources of major news agencies, ed tech capabilities that would make Bill Gates jealous or just the combined brainstorm of innumerable teachers around […]

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Teaching Strategies that Teach Speech Skills

If there’s one thing that still strikes fear in the hearts of people of all ages, it’s public speaking. Whether you’re 7 or 70, chances are the act of getting up in front of people and reading or reciting something is absolutely petrifying. Nonetheless, instructing kids on the teaching strategies necessary for […]

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WHY THE FIRST 100 DAYS OF WORKFORCE ANALYTICS MATTER MOST

Presidents, chief executives and senior business leaders all understand the importance of the age-old 100-day benchmark: The first few months in a new position are critical for setting a vision, acting upon your strategy and convincing colleagues that you\’re the best person for the job. While this rule has generally been […]

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Classroom Management: Creating Strong Students, People

Modern educators are charged with teaching the basics, including math, science, and language arts. But today on TeachhUB.com, frequent contributor Jordan Catapano notes that he wants to mold not just academic beings, but to challenge them to become strong people as well. Jordan cites several differences between strong students and […]

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Classroom Activities to Boost Self-Confidence

Self-confidence is a critical part of growing up, and kids who struggle with it constantly question themselves and their own abilities. Fortunately there are ways educators can help. Today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox, who is a veteran grade school teacher based on the East Coast as well […]

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Video: Learning Retention for the Special Education Teacher

Check out this video that we recently published on TeachHUB magazine, always available for free, in which we outline ways that ways that the special education teacher can increase their students’ rates of learning retention. Not surprisingly, learning retention doesn’t differ that much from student to student regardless of his or […]

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