Month: April 2020

Teaching Strategies for Facilitating Essay Revisions

Much of the schoolwork you assign falls in to two categories: It’s either a “practice” exercise that allows for revisions, or it’s a “final” exercise, like an exam, that’s weighted a little more heavily and the grade of which counts a little more. Today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributing writer Jordan […]

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Teaching Strategies to Help Students Stay Focused

Getting kids to focus is one of the most important yet most difficult tasks we as educators face. Without concentration, even the most basic of skills can’t be taught; meanwhile, studies have shown that elementary students have an attention span of 15 minutes. Heck, even adults have an attention span […]

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Quick Guide to Singapore Math Modeling

How often do your students ask to do the word problems in the math assignment first?How often do your students feel successful and confident with problem solving and computation? If your answers are rarely or never, you’re not alone. Math is one of the most challenging subjects to inspire confidence […]

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Understanding the Every Student Succeeds Act

Government reforms have long been a part of the educational atmosphere, and it continues to this day. Back in December, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which effectively ends the controversial No Child Left Behind act. Even Obama foes like Paul Ryan, Speaker of […]

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Ed Tech: Closing the Digital Divide

For all students, becoming fluent with the use of technology is critical to ensuring their future job opportunities. Yet there exists a troubling technology disparity: a significant number of U.S. students, especially those in low-income households, do not have access to a computer or an Internet connection in their home. […]

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PBS Kids Island: Website of the Week

Getting stranded on a desert island just got educational, thanks to PBS Raising Readers’ Kids Island. Every few months, I search for the latest websites for young children. My own children loved Sesame Street and predictability of the show, so I started at the source

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Teaching Strategies for Vocabulary Expansion

Vocabulary, most teachers and professionals realize, is the cornerstone of a well-rounded education. Think about it for a moment, if you will: Without a well-constructed sentence using the right words, an essay, story or poem cannot be completed. With that important word-worthy aspect in mind, today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributing […]

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Using Classroom Games to Teach about the Continents

In this technology-driven era when they world can seem so small, with important events of the world available to us (and our students) 24/7, understanding how the world works is of the utmost importance. So it goes without saying that the brunt of instructing kids on events of importance happening […]

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Teaching Strategies: Notes on Being a Tough Educator

Today on TeachHUB.com, contributing writer Jordan Catapano takes a look at that rare breed of educator, the “tough” teacher. You know the type. Tough teachers: Assign lots of homework. Set High expectations for academic performance. Refuse to let students go to the bathroom. But “tough” teachers also know how to push […]

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Teaching Strategies that Create Empowered Learners

Did you know that you can create kids that are motivated and confident? You can – and these particularly enlightened students are often referred to as empowered learners. To create empowered learners, you need to use teaching strategies that can instill a sense of confidence – enough to prep students enough to […]

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Post-Reading Teaching Strategies

Some surefire ways to ensuring that your students achieve full reading comprehension include employing various teaching strategies that prompt students to summarize, reflect, and apply what they’ve just read. Today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox examines several teaching strategies for teachers to try today to boost reading comprehension, including: Exit […]

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