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The Benefits of Music in the Classroom
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by Andilynn Feddeler
When students have difficulty engaging with new subject material, it can be frustrating for everyone involved. Don’t lose patience, though; it can be helpful to think of and implement new ways to introduce the topics at hand that induce less stress and create a more positive learning environment. read more...
4 Resources for Teaching Global Issues in the Classroom
PUBLISHED: Monday, March 19, 2018 by Katy McDowall
Fortunately, in the world of 24-hour news and constant social media updates, it’s easier than ever to teach lessons that connect students to other parts of the globe. But in order to truly teach global competency, “the capacity and disposition to understand and act on issues of global significance,” as defined by the Council of Chief State School Officers’ EdSteps Initiative and the Asia Society Partnership for Global Learning, you might be wondering where to start. These resources will get you started. read more...
The Caring Factor
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 by Todd Stanley
Even though there are many different causes of underachievement, they usually have one commonality: lack of care. If a student’s home life is tough, maybe a parent does not care. If a student is bored, his or her teachers may not care enough about their craft to make learning engaging or fulfilling. A student’s peers may not care about school. Or a school district may not care enough to provide services for its gifted population. The good thing about underachievement is that it is a learned behavior. read more...
Opportunities for Learning in the Digital Age
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, March 07, 2018 by Andilynn Feddeler
Parents and teachers often find the impending takeover of the digital age threatening to their students’ success and learning. Although the constant rise of video games and social media can be distracting in the classroom, it’s also important to recognize the possibilities associated with embracing new technologies and their applications in the real world. read more...
Holiday Gift Guide for Kids Who Love STEM
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by Katy McDowall
With the holidays upon us, you might be trying to find the perfect gift for the young STEM enthusiast in your house. From the far reaches of outer space to the Mesozoic era and beyond, we’ve put together a list of books perfect for kids interested in science, technology, engineering, and math. These titles are sure to entertain and inspire! read more...
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