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Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

6 tips to help educators support young readers

April 9, 2024

Via: eSchool News

In school, many kindergarten and first-grade students are asked to memorize lists of common words, which are sometimes called “sight words.” This practice skips important steps. The idea that children learn to read by memorizing whole words is a misconception. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

7 tips and ideas to make the eclipse engaging for students

March 19, 2024

Via: eSchool News

On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will be visible over the United States, starting in Texas. This upcoming eclipse event is an exciting opportunity to incorporate phenomenon-based learning into your instruction and engage your students through inquiry. Here […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

4 tips for online learning success in schools

November 11, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Our school has been using online learning since the mid-1990s when we became one of the first to sign up for VHS Learning. Since then, we’ve expanded our use of the program and involved more students. Here are four tips […]


News

4 tips to build a strong classroom culture this year

September 30, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The past two years have been immensely difficult for our nation’s students and teachers. In the wake of the isolation and trauma of the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health and behavioral challenges are on the rise as students continue to process […]


Editorial

Time Management & Productivity: Key Lessons from the Stoics

July 16, 2019

Via: Sofia Allende

Originally called Zenonism, the Stoic Philosophy was founded by the Phoenician merchant Zeno of Citium around 301 BC in Athens. The building blocks of this philosophy remain just as relevant today, helping us direct our thoughts and actions in an […]


Editorial

How To Use Gadgets in Creative Academic Writing

March 3, 2019

Via: Kelly Redmond

What does one need in creative writing? Imagination, a strong vocabulary, and good research skills are essential, but the tools of the trade can and must be adapted to the digital age. Academic writing means exclusively original ideas about well-researched […]


Education Tech

5 Back-to-School Tech Tips for Teachers

August 20, 2018

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

The new school year has now started for almost everyone. And if it hasn’t started in your area, it will be starting soon. In the last few days before school starts take some time to make sure that your tech […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

9 Back-to-School Tips for Parents and Students

September 22, 2017

Via: NY Times

Between the social-media-fueled pressure, college admissions madness and bullying culture, schools today can be a minefield. We collected some education-themed Op-Eds to help guide families as they settle into the new year. Teaching Peace in Elementary School Is your child […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

6 Tips For Keeping Your Students Engaged in Class

May 16, 2017

Via: Edudemic

The image of the bored, half-asleep, daydreaming teen sitting in a high school classroom is all too familiar for teachers. Most teenagers seem to treat school days like a prison sentence. A recent poll found that the top two words […]


Education Tech

24 important Google Docs Tips and Add-ons for Teachers

May 4, 2017

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Docs has tons of interesting features that can immensely enhance your productivity level as a teacher and educator. However, most of these features are hidden and you need to dig deeper beyond the simple compose, comment and share trio […]


Education Tech

5 tips for new, easy and affordable school edtech upgrades

April 5, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Waiting on a slow computer to load or update wastes valuable time and can detract from lessons and class time. However, shrinking budgets make it hard for schools to offer reliable computers and technology to students and teachers. Many school […]


Education Tech

Some Interesting YouTube Tips for Teachers

March 21, 2017

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

YouTube is undoubtedly a great source of educational video content to use with students in class. whether you are looking for subject specific content or generic insights elated to professional development and teaching, YouTube’s video library has you covered. YouTube […]


Education Tech

All The Resources and Tips You Need to Effectively Integrate Google Tools in Your Teaching

February 3, 2017

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google for Education Training Centre is an excellent platform for teachers’ professional development. It provides a wide variety of educational resources, lesson plans, training guides, and tutorials to help educators make the best of Google tools in their instruction as […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Scholarship Basics and Tips

March 16, 2016

Via: ED.gov Blog

We all know college is super expensive; not only do you have to pay tuition, but there’s also room and board (for those of you staying on campus), a meal plan (yay for cafeteria food…), and textbooks (buying hundred-dollar books […]


Education Tech

12 Barriers To Innovation In Education

February 4, 2016

Via: TeachThought

Innovation is not something that just happens–or, rather it does given the right chemistry. Oftentimes this chemistry is referred to locally in schools as “climate,” but climate is only a small part of the formula. Where innovation comes from is […]


Education Strategies

The Learning Network: Lesson Plan | Analyzing Maps to Better Understand Global Current Events and History

January 14, 2016

Via: NY Times

Maps tell stories about natural and human geography and geopolitics, whether by displaying the shapes of landforms and locations of cities or by highlighting global fashion trends or the routes of explorers. But many students get overwhelmed by their own […]