Teaching

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

by
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!

4 Ways to Help Students Cope With Failure on State Summative Assessments

by
Regina Waddell

Test scores matter, and inevitably, some students will fail their state tests. What can teachers do to communicate the importance of testing and motivate students to rebound from a poor test performance? Here are four tips!

4 Tips for Teachers to Execute an Awesome Field Trip

by
Scott Sterling

The end of the school year is prime time for field trips. However, newer teachers can be intimidated by the prospect of leading the students off school grounds, and veterans may have suffered a bad experience. Here are four ways to make sure everyone has a fantastic time—even you!

[Professional Development] Evaluating Your Own Performance as an Educator

by
Scott Sterling

The best teachers know that refining their practice is an ongoing process. Here are six of our favorite best-practice tips for effective self-reflection.

Technology in the Classroom: 21 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for Educators

by
Sarah Cornelius

Whether you’re looking to spice up your current lessons, catch students’ waning attention before the next break, or start planning ahead for tactics to try next year, we want to help you put all of the strategies, resources, and inspiration circulating in the education community to full use!

[Classroom Management] Making Student Relationships a Priority

by
Lisa Bliss

Creating meaningful relationships with students is key to effective class management, and builds a safe and welcoming environment for learning.

What Teachers Can Do Now to Get a Head Start on Preparing for Next Year

by
Scott Sterling

The current school year is nearing it's end and back-to-school time will be here before you know it. Here's four things teachers can do to start planning ahead now so you're free tp fully enjoy your summer break later!

Universal Design for Learning: Powering Personalized Experiences for All Students

by
Lilly Flores

Universal Design for Learning is a research-based framework for curriculum development that addresses all learning styles from the outset to give all students equal opportunities to learn,

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

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Scott Sterling

Don't let testing get you and your students down in the home stretch of the school year. Here's four tips for teachers to nip end-of-the-year pessimism in the bud.

[Individualized Learning] Getting Started with Edmentum Exact Path and Overcoming Classroom Challenges

by
Krystal Smith

Hear from one outstanding educator about her experience getting up and running with our new Exact Path solution in her elementary classroom!

Classroom Funding: 4 Tips to Take the Stress Out of Grant Applications

by
Scott Sterling

Grants can be a great option to fill budget gaps, and turn some of your classroom dreams into instructional realities. But, with lesson planning, grading, test prep, and the never-ending admin work already on teachers’ plates, tackling grant applications can feel like a daunting task.

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