Monthly Archives: July 2018

Easy Ways To Make STEM Part Of Your Elementary Classroom

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is huge in education right now. There’s been a big push to have better STEM education, especially for women. But STEM doesn’t have to focus on complex topics such as coding and robotics. You … Continue reading

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July Craft: Constellation Jar

Enjoy the night sky from inside your own home! This unique craft is easy to do and comes with a built-in science lesson. Talk about the stars and constellations while creating a beautiful, light-up display that your child can observe … Continue reading

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Setting & Achieving Your Back To School Goals

When you’re a teacher you have the good fortune to always have room for improvement. There’s always new teaching strategies to try, lessons to plan, and products to test out. Back to school is just around the corner, and it’s … Continue reading

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10 Things Teachers Can Do Now To Avoid Burnout Later

Teacher burnout is a very real thing, but by the time you start looking for advice on how to stop burnout, you are likely already consumed by it. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Believe it or not, … Continue reading

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Are Your Grading Practices Fair?

Grading is a complicated subject. It is used to assess the progress and efforts of students. Unfortunately, oftentimes grading does not accurately measure what a student has learned. Many assignments require rubrics of some kind, but these rubrics mean that … Continue reading

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