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Tips for New Teachers: How to Get Over the First-Year Hump

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Scott Sterling

The first year of teaching really is the hardest. If you find yourself in a mid-semester slump, try these four simple strategies to survive and thrive in the classroom!

How Teachers Can Stay Motivated and Overcome the Mid-Semester Slump

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Scott Sterling

When you hit these mid-semester doldrums, the trick is to find ways to motivate yourself rather than needing something exciting or positive to happen in order to reenergize. Here’s four ideas to get started.

Live Webinar: Which Blended Learning Model Works for You?

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Regina Waddell

Join us for a live webinar to learn about the different blended learning models and how to go about getting started with the approach that's right for your classroom, school, or district!

How One Reluctant Teacher Embraced A Growth Mindset

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Lisa Bliss

Initially, I thought Carol Dweck's bestseller Mindset would tell me nothing more than to "Be more positive!". Little did I know that having a growth mindset is about so much more than an optimistic attitude.

6 Steps to Relaunch Yourself as a Teacher

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Regina Waddell

There's a reason they call teaching a practice! Follow this easy framework to improve a specific part of your teaching practice and make the next year in the classroom your best yet.

Join Edmentum at ISTE 2017!

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Sarah Cornelius

We can't wait for a packed schedule of informative sessions and opportunities to connect with educators at ISTE 2017 in San Antonio!

Books, Podcasts, TEDTalks and More: The Teachers’ Ultimate Guide to DIY Summer Professional Development

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Scott Sterling

Teachers may have summer break away from the classroom—but that doesn’t mean you have three months off. We put together this guide with some of our favorite resources for pedagogy updates, classroom strategies, and educator inspiration—no matter what your style is!

What to Consider Before Teaching Abroad

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Scott Sterling

With perks like travel opportunities and the draw of a cheaper standard of living, it's no wonder lots of educators consider teaching abroad. Here's three things to consider before making the leap.

Dos and Don’ts of Social Media for Teachers

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Scott Sterling

For many teacher, social media in the classroom sounds like a minefield. But with some common sense and creativity, social networks can be a positive experience in a teacher’s professional life.

[Professional Development] How to Stay Focused on Teaching Even When You’re Not Teaching

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Lisa Bliss

Check out these five strategies to keep your head in the teaching game, even while you're enjoying the relaxation of your summer away from the classroom!

[Teacher Tips] What to Look for in Your Lesson Video

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Scott Sterling

Taking videos of your lessons is a great way for teachers to see the classroom from a new perspective and reflect on your practice. Here's five things to keep in mind.

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