July 2016 Archives

What do you need to know in order to be in charge of helping other people know things? What kind of information and wisdom does a teacher need to posses? In this blog, I will discuss all of the things you need to be knowledgeable about in order to be an effective teacher.

Here's how schools should redesign learning to prepare students for an ever-evolving future.

Are you called to be a teacher? Taking some time to look over the important qualities that a teacher should possess and thinking about how much you exemplify those qualities can help you figure out whether or not teaching is for you. In this blog, I will discuss the attributes that you must possess in order to be an effective teacher.

It is important for educators and parents/guardians to understand the funding conditions of their local school district(s) because each condition impacts the amount and continual financial support provided to each school. In this blog the details of local funding conditions will be observed in order to bring awareness for the type of education your students may be receiving within their school.

No matter what model is used in managing a classroom, no matter what kind of curriculum structure is implemented, one of the biggest factors in student success is how engaged they are in the learning process. Put simply: student motivation equals student excellence.

With the inclusive approach becoming standard practice, administrators and general ed teachers must learn how to work with special ed teachers to support students with disabilities.

You probably already know that as an educator, you will be constantly challenged to examine your own cultural beliefs, values and biases. While you are in the process of doing this, you are also in the perfect position to start learning about other cultures.

Educators can argue that the funding within education determines student success, staff morale, and the overall functionality of school system. The importance of understanding all types of funding is crucial to your development as an Educator, parent/guardian, and student. In this blog, state funding will be addressed and aid in creating a better understanding of trends and issues in school financing systems.

Do you want to have a successful school? Are you looking to work for a success school system? Check out this article to understand nine characteristics of success schools.

As we've engaged in the important work of building more effective support systems for teachers, video continues to show promise as a method of getting support closer to classroom practice while also offering opportunities to support the growth of those who observe and coach teachers.

Computers and all their silicon associates have cemented themselves into the modern world. Cell phones, laptops, iPods, iPads, tablets - the list goes on and on. Technology-literacy has become a mandatory part of success in today's world.

As the rate of students with learning disabilities increase, it is important for teachers to know proper techniques for teaching students with learning disabilities. However, you do not need to be a licensed doctor to implement strategies in your classroom.

Managing behavior in the classroom is one of the aspects of teaching that new teachers find the most frustrating. Although misbehavior is easy to identify, finding the solution to effectively deal with it by finding the root causes may be more difficult.

Standardized testing has practically become a tradition within the American school system. But why? How did standardized assessment become such a big part of education? How does it really work?

Cornell University recently released new research that demonstrates that women have largely been left out of the vocational education and apprenticeship equation.

A recent survey from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute shows teachers have varied feelings about Common Core math. According to Education Week, a whopping 85 percent of teachers surveyed agree that parents don't understand the new way math is being taught, so the reinforcement of learning math in the home is declining.


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