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Parenting Children in the 21st-Century World
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Parenting is no easy task, and raising children with an eye to compassion, perseverance, and 21st-century skills can be extremely challenging. There are numerous resources for parents to turn to for a little extra guidance; these easy-to-read books can help parents develop crucial skills for raising 21st-century kids. read more...
Great Books for Educator Book Studies This Spring
PUBLISHED: Thursday, February 27, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Finding new ideas and resources to implement in the classroom can be a daunting task, especially for educators who take on the search alone. That’s why teachers everywhere are teaming up for group book studies, where they read separately and rejoin to discuss, or study the book together. These groups are perfect for teachers who want to explore new ideas and work on professional development with input from other educators. Not every text lends itself to group learning, but the following books are great for book groups and individual reading this spring. Some even have discussion and reflection questions at the end of each chapter! read more...
Research-Based Elementary Language Arts Curriculum Units
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Advanced learners need engaging curriculum that extends beyond the traditional language arts classroom and challenges them to think critically about texts. These research-based curriculum units for elementary students provide lessons and activities perfect for gifted language arts learners. read more...
What to Expect When You’re Expected to Teach Gifted Students: Author Q&A
PUBLISHED: Thursday, February 20, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Teachers new to gifted education face unique challenges and often don’t receive the proper support they need to implement advanced curriculum that still meets gifted students’ social-emotional needs. What to Expect When You’re Expected to Teach Gifted Students: A Guide to the Celebrations, Surprises, Quirks, and Questions in Your First Year Teaching Gifted Learners is a practical, easy-to-read guide that reviews expectations versus likely classroom realities that first-time gifted teachers may face. It includes real-world advice for navigating the joys, surprises, and frustrations in those first years. Learn more about the book in this interview with the author, Kari Lockhart. read more...
Engaging Middle School STEM Classroom Resources
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Teachers looking to elevate the middle school STEM classroom can find engaging experiments and activities in these in-depth resources. These supplementary classroom materials encourage critical thinking and engage students in problem solving like real-world scientists. read more...
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