Teacher Book Clubs: Read to Learn, and For Credit!

We cover developing a teacher’s book club as well as professional reading in our continuing education courses for teachers. Have you read “The Book Whisperer?” The full title is actually The

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Teaching with Video: A Classroom Tool that Works

(Photo Credit © Highwaystarz via iStock) Teaching with video can be controversial. Decisions about whether a video is appropriate for the classroom can be subjective. And arguments for and against the

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STEM teaching: The key to the future can be a challenge for teachers

(Photo Credit © Kerkez via iStock) It’s hard to have any conversation about education today in which STEM teaching doesn’t come up. The acronym, used to refer to “science, technology, engineering,

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ELL teaching proficiency: One way to level that education playing field

(Photo Credit © MonkeyBusinessImages via iStock) Imagine a football field built on a slope, with one end zone 100 yards uphill from the other. The players moving toward the downhill end zone would find

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Neurodiversity in the classroom: Managing the challenges

(Photo Credit © Ivanastar via iStock ) We use the word “spectrum” all the time, but have you ever actually looked at a photograph of a color spectrum? The reality is that you cannot draw clear lines

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The Challenges of Students With ADHD, Autism and More…

(Photo Credit © Vchal via iStock) A fourth-grade girl daydreams extensively, gazing out the window during lessons. It’s hard to get her attention to have her participate in class. But she’s quiet,

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Why Does Professional Development Matter for Teachers?

Is that a trick question, you ask?Yes and no. We can all come up with the typical reasons that professional development for teachers is important; and of course, one of them is that a certain level of

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Wellness for Teachers: The Most Important Resolution You Can Make

“Stay positive,” the aspirations begin. “Spice up your classroom routine. Build fitness into your curriculum. Get your work/life balance in order. Give individual time and attention to students.

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#TwitterforTeachers: A New Window for Learning

Twitter can seem intimidating until you’re familiar with it. With more than 67 million users globally and hundreds of millions of tweets sent daily, the whole thing can seem overwhelming. Even the name

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