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How to Speak With Students About Disease Calmly

Despite children often being more resilient and not having to think about disease beyond getting the sniffle or a stomach bug, many people in the world do struggle with more serious problems associated with disease. In reality, they are present most everywhere. While some might be inclined to hide this reality from them, there are […]

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Why Critical Thinking and Reading Should be a Priority for Teachers

In academics, critical thinking has become an essential skill. More educators place a great level of importance on students’ ability to identify, analyze problems, and to come up with solutions. One way to teach and test this is through the reading of classic and modern literature and educational teaching materials such as textbooks. The onus […]

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Are Standardized Tests Improving Education In America?

The world is changing. That means we should be preparing our youth for the future so they can engage with these changes and work to improve the world and their lives. Except the education system in America has been criticized for a number of things. One area of critique is in the use of standardized […]

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Add These Items to Your Students To-Do List Templates

A to-do list template can help students in many ways. It will help them to learn to organize their lives and daily activities. A good to-do list will contain all the important things a student has to do, and will organize them according to priorities. When it is properly followed, the to-do list will help […]

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Why Kids Should Know Education Opens Doors of Opportunity

The world is changing in many ways. Kids are assimilating more information at a faster rate than many older folks did in our days. While there is good information out there, there are several misleading ideas and misinformation in the internet and in the media too. One idea that gets passed around, especially in the […]

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Activities for Students to Celebrate the Start of Spring

If you are like most students, you have been eagerly looking forward to bidding winter farewell and looking ahead to spring. March 19 is just around the corner and it is normal to anticipate the day with enthusiasm. Are you planning to celebrate in any way?  Do you have activities lined up already? If you […]

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Valentine Ideas for Teachers of Elementary School Students

Once again, Valentine’s Day is upon us. While the origin is a little controversial, the holiday has been accepted all over the world as a season of love and celebration. Like other people, teachers of elementary school students need to be part of Valentine’s Day celebrations, just like they did in Fall. The little ones […]

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How a Teaching Observation Checklist Tracks Student Growth

Teaching is meaningless unless your students are growing in knowledge. Sometimes, it is difficult for teachers to track student’s growth. This is especially true when you have many students to attend to. It is important, however, that you find the right way to keep track of how your students are faring. It is the best […]

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What Substitute Teaching Responsibilities Should You Expect?

Deciding to take up the role of a substitute teacher means you are willing to handle the responsibilities that come with it, to the best of your abilities. A substitute teacher is more important than most people may recognize. Within the short period you will spend with students you can make meaningful contributions to their […]

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How Education Analytics Help To Improve Student Outcomes

Education has often been regarded as the bedrock of a functional society. With most stakeholders channeling more resources into education, it is disturbing that improving student outcomes continue to prove elusive in many instances. Though some countries, states, and municipalities have recorded real progress, there are several others that have seen little or no improvement. […]