4 Tips for Working with Students with Short Attention Spans
As a teacher, dealing with students with shortened attention spans can be difficult. Not only does it feel like you need to work harder to keep them on task, but they can act disruptive if they get bored and makes things difficult for the rest of your class.
The Best STEM Camps for Kids
Kids and parents love camps, whether they are summer camps or things they can do after school. But some of the best camps are run during the summer. We are quickly approaching the start of the new school year, but it’s never too late to start thinking about next summer.
Tips to Prepare Your Kindergartener for Kindergarten Testing
If you want to prepare your child for success in kindergarten testing, it’s important to invest time with your child to help them improve in various areas of development and learning. Preparing your child for kindergarten testing will help them have a higher level of success when the time comes. As a parent, you are their most valuable resource when it comes to helping your child succeed.
4 Tips for Being a Great School Board Member
Serving as a school board member is a huge responsibility. But, it’s also a great way to serve your community. Government laws delegate power to the boards to make school budgets and set the curriculum. They help manage school facilities and employ the superintendent. In some areas, they even have some say in collective bargaining agreements.
How to Recharge as an Educator
Working as an educator is one of the most rewarding jobs you can have, but it also demands a lot of energy. Burnout is a very real problem among teachers, even those who genuinely love their jobs. The last few months of the school year are the hardest since that’s when it feels like everything comes to a head, but it’s also why the summer break is so welcome. It’s your chance to take a break from teaching and recharge your batteries. How you go about that will be up to you, but here are some tips that might help.
The Role of a Principal in Education
When most people think of the role of a principal in a school, they think about their run-ins with a principal as either a student or a parent. While principals can certainly stay busy just dealing with unruly behavior, that is only one of many roles a principal fills in a school and the educational system in general.
4 Top Online Resources for Teachers
As parents, we owe a debt of gratitude to our children’s school teachers. Think about it. While we are all hard at work in our regular offices, or now because of COVID-19, our home offices, our children’s school teachers are hard at work in their virtual or in-person classrooms, keeping watch over them and helping them grow through learning.
Tips for Launching a Virtual Classroom
Everyone reacts differently to virtual learning. Some people can take it and find great success in it, while for others, there is a large learning curve, and it takes time to find success. What works well in a traditional classroom setting may not work as well in a virtual classroom setting. Regardless, they both have the same goal; to engage students and develop subject matter knowledge.
Top 5 Education Trends in 2021
Despite being a year full of constant disruptions, 2020 gave rise to several important digital solutions developments, especially in education. Indeed, the current covid-19 pandemic has certainly changed the way individuals teach and learn
Increasing Parent Participation in a Students Education
Over the years, numerous studies have concluded that their parents most heavily influence students’ success in school. The parent plays a tremendous role by promoting and encouraging education and learning. They can also help the students set goals for themselves and become more involved in their school and extracurricular activities.