Month: April 2020

Ryan Gosling: Teacher Motivation Poster Boy?

Hey girl, Ryan Gosling is here to motivate you through those tough days of teaching… If you’re a teacher on Pinterest, you’ve probably noticed that everyone is going pin-crazy over the teacher “Hey Girl” series. These are basically pictures of hot stars “saying” encouraging statements about awesome educators. While there […]

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Top 12 Tips to Improve Student Writing

As a student, staring at a blank piece of paper while you’re expected to write an essay can be very intimidating, especially during timed in-class writing and standardized tests. You can put your students at ease with these simple essay prep tips. These tips will outline a simple and effective […]

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HR ANALYTICS IS ABOUT ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS

In Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the world’s greatest computer was asked for an answer to the ultimate question of “Life, the universe and everything.” After millions of years of number crunching, the computer majestically proclaimed the answer to be… 42. It was not the edifying conclusion the […]

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Teaching Strategies: Mindfulness in the Classroom

Mindfulness, the intentional, accepting, and non-judgmental focus of one’s attention on the emotions, thoughts and sensations occurring in the present moment, can be part of effective teaching strategies to center kids, keep them calm, and even improve their academic prowess. Today on TeachHUB.com, contributing writer Janelle Cox takes a look and mindfulness […]

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Classroom Management Tips for a Year–End Survey

Surveys have become an integral part of virtually any type of consumer interaction. From apps to cars to Amazon purchases, just about any type of vendor is seeking feedback on their work these days. So it’s our recommendation that teachers conduct feedback-generating surveys as well, particularly in the waning days […]

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Fighting Childhood Hunger in Schools

Schools Fight Hunger is on a mission to bring America’s schools and school families together in the effort to end childhood hunger. Learn about the Schools Fight Hunger organization and find out how your school can participate in this exclusive TeachHUB interview.

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Teaching Strategies: The 4 Essential Writing Steps

All too often, when writing a paper, students merely sit down and start composing, without employing any prior though as to steps that might assist them in the writing process. This is a flawed method of composition. Today’s centerpiece article on TeachHUB.com, penned by frequent contributor Jordan Catapano (who is […]

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Tapping into Students’ Talents

Are essays really the only way? It hits me about once a year that writing literary analysis essays about whether or not Piggy in The Lord of the Flies is a round or flat character, may not be an essential skill to get a young person through life. What am […]

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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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Last Week to Get Pop Culture Lesson Plans

The holiday season may be behind us, but TeachHUB would like to extend a gift to all K-12 teachers for their hard work in 2009: Through January 18, ALL TeachHUB MEMBERS will have access to an archived database of 500+ Printable Pop Culture Lesson Plans. Use Pop Culture Lesson Plans […]

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Classroom Ideas

More than just a time-honored book and movie, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” is a great tool that teachers can use for some outside-the-box classroom ideas. Today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox illuminates some of ways that educators can use that theme to work in some unique lesson plans. […]

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HR ANALYTICS IS ABOUT ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS

In Douglas Adams\’ The Hitchhiker\’s Guide to the Galaxy, the world\’s greatest computer was asked for an answer to the ultimate question of “Life, the universe and everything.\” After millions of years of number crunching, the computer majestically proclaimed the answer to be… 42. It was not the edifying conclusion the […]

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Classroom Management: How to Regain Control of a Class

If you’re a brand-new teacher just starting out or you’re a seasoned veteran with years under your belt, you’ve certainly run into situations where you’ve lost control of your classroom. It’s certainly a frightening situation, and it can come about via a variety of ways: Kids get distracted, they’re ready […]

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Use Classroom Management to Let Students Ask Questions

Questions, questions, questions! In our everyday lives as educators, we are constantly inundated with a barrage of questions: “When is this due?” “Where do I sit?” “What time is lunch?” But often, in particular with older kids, authentic, curiosity-driven questions about  assignments, reading lists, and the cosmos in general are pushed […]

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How to Motivate Students: Tips for Middle Schoolers

Learning how to motivate students is of paramount importance for educators today. A bored and listless class is a reflection of a dull teaching style, and a bored and listless class is one that doesn’t learn. Today, Janelle Cox, a frequent TeachHUB.com contributing writer, takes a look at the things […]

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