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  • Statistics on Poverty and Education in the United States

    After spending the beginning of my teaching career in a predominately poverty- stricken area, I would have been so much better off if I would have actually known what these students encountered on a daily basis. What I assumed and what was their reality was, truly, night and day.
  • Homeschool Advice

    Keep in touch with teachers Ask the teacher if you have to strictly follow the curriculum given, or if you have the freedom to adjust the schedul...
  • Nurturing Creativity in the Classroom

    Supporting the development of creativity in young people, therefore, involves helping them determine when it is the right time and place to be creative.
  • Teaching Mindfulness in the Classroom

    Mindfulness is a way of being and thinking that grows out of paying attention, on purpose and without judgment, to what is happening in the present moment.

  • Organize And Motivate The Students In Your Classroom

    Discover how to organize and motivate the students in your classroom with our instructional course, strategies, and techniques designed to help Colorado teachers.
  • Working with LGBT+ Students and Families

    Some teachers reported feeling uncomfortable talking to their students about sexuality due to their beliefs or perceptions about what’s appropriate—often conflating sexual orientation with sex—while others felt pressure from administrators or parents to keep tight-lipped.
  • Retention And Memory Teaching For Educators

    We need to teach our students what does and doesn’t work. Each minute spent highlighting or re-reading is 60 seconds not spent doing something more effective.
  • Tuning In the Tuned-Out Student

    Educators need to explore how to design teaching strategies and school structures to reflect the needs of learners, not the needs of teachers.
  • Intrinsic vs Extrinsic Motivation: Which Works Best For Your Students?

    In today’s fast-paced world, engaging students is a major challenge for teachers. Oftentimes, it’s all about finding the proper motivation.
  • Work Smarter, Not Harder

    " Every school in America has teachers working for free on a daily basis. Go by any school parking lot early in the morning, late in the afternoon, or even at night or on the weekends, and you will see them...
  • Text Complexity and the Common Core

    The Common Core State Standards brought major shifts to our classrooms- complex texts, reading/writing/speaking grounded in complex text, and content rich nonfiction.With new changes comes the questions...

  • Teaching Mindfulness in the Classroom - What It Is, and Why It Matters

    The juncture that matters most is this ever present juncture that we live in presently. If one wants to truly experience this current juncture, he or she must understand every component of the present...