Teacher Tips

[Teacher Tips] Best Practices in Assigning Summer Learning

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Scott Sterling

Teachers are often on the front lines when it comes to fighting summer learning loss. Here’s how to make the most of this opportunity, and give your incoming students meaningful summer work.

How Teachers Can Make the Most Out of Summer School Class Time

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Scott Sterling

Summer school schedules are tight for teachers and students. We've got five tips to help you make the most of this limited but important time with students.

5 Classroom Activities to Help Students Reflect on Learning

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McKenna Wierman

Taking time with your class to look back on the past year you’ve spent together is a great strategy to part ways on a high note before the summer begins, and it also helps your students reflect on their academic progress.

[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.

5 Tips to Keep Students On Track in Summer School

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Regina Waddell

Most students don't want to be in summer school, but more often than not, success is critical to keeping them on pace for graduation. Here's five tips for educators to set students up for success.

[Professional Development] Is Online Teaching Right for You?

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Scott Sterling

For many educators, online teaching is a flexible and fulfilling option. However, it isn't right for everyone. Here's four questions to consider before making the switch.

[Classroom Management] 4 Tips for Teachers to Make the Last Few Weeks of School Count

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McKenna Wierman

The countdown to the last day of school has begun.

4 Tips for Teachers to Avoid the End-of-the-Year Coast

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Scott Sterling

Once testing is complete, both teachers and students breathe a sigh of relief. But, there's still several weeks left in the school year. Here's four tips to help teachers stay engaged, have fun, and manage stress through the homestretch in the classroom.

Where to Find the Best Teacher Appreciation Deals

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Scott Sterling

In addition to the breakfasts, lunches, and goodie bags, Teacher Appreciation Week always comes with plenty of giveaways, discounts, and bargains from national and local businesses. The trick is knowing where to look.

[Professional Development] Teachers’ Guide to National Board Certification

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Scott Sterling

National Board certification represents a significant achievement, and it's an aspiration for many educators. Here's what you need to know before pursuing it, plus three tips for success.

Applying Universal Design for Learning in the Classroom: An Educator’s Thought Process

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Winnie O'Leary

Take a peek inside one educator's brain to walk through how you can implement Universal Design for Learning approaches in your classroom!

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