In honor of all the educators who inspire us, we would like to share a few soundbites from this year’s crop of Edmentum Educator of the Year Award contest nominees. This contest is currently underway, so it’s not too late to nominate an educator you know (or, it can even be you!) who’s doing amazing things for students. Read on for reminders of why you probably became a teacher in the first place, and what inspires you to do this great work everyday!
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In an ideal world, you’d be able to sit down with each of your students in a private conversation to check in with them and their mental health. What if there was a way you could figure out who is in need of a deeper check-in, saving you time? One educator’s approach to tackling this issue is going viral on Facebook – and we love what it stands for!
Thursday March 14 is every math geek’s favorite holiday—Pi Day! It’s hard to get students to consider a career in math due to its difficulty. They may think mathematics is not the path to fame and fortune, but that couldn’t be further from the truth for these celebrities and history-makers that made their mark outside the world of formulas and integers.
[Weekly Inspiration] International Women’s Day, Malala, and Progress In Providing a Quality Education to Every Girl in the World
Friday the 8th is International Women’s Day, a time for celebrating the accomplishments of women around the world while still remembering that there is still much work to do, particularly in the ar