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Article Feb, 2018

5 Steps to Creating Truly Engaging Personalized Learning Environments

Keys to student engagement and personalized learning include giving students freedom, tapping into curiosity, not directing, establishing sense of belonging, and giving teachers agency.

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December, 2016

Tips for Implementing a Standards-based Grading Model

As educators today focus on teaching students specific skills and concepts, more and more school districts are turning away from traditional grading systems in favor of a standards-based grading model. In standards-based grading systems, students are evaluated on their mastery of specific goals, skills or standards. This helps educators, parents and students alike to see more clearly where gaps in achievement are occurring and additional work needs to be done.

August, 2016

New Teacher? Switching Grades? 14 Orientation Tips for Teachers and Principals

As the new school year approaches, there are many educators who are dealing with more than just preparing for a new classroom. Some teachers are completely new to the school or grade level where they will be teaching. And while these new experiences are exciting, they can also be daunting. Luckily, a study found that […]

July, 2016

Infographic: 2016-17 School Year Planning with Special Education Accomodations

In order to properly prepare your year’s curriculum, you should strive for it to be accessible for all students. If not planned, teachers will need to make modifications, rather than accommodations, throughout the school year to successfully reach these students with special education needs.

June, 2016

Infographic: Classroom Organization Hacks

Over the summer, teachers may have time off, but that does not mean they will stop thinking about the next school year. They want to start collecting new apps, new classroom décor ideas, and other materials to make for a flawless fall term. Quill.com has put together an amazing infographic demonstrating some organization hacks that will really improve the average classroom.

January, 2016

What Skills Should a Tech-Savvy Teacher Have?

According to ISTE’s draft, there are seven key functions that digital-age teachers should fulfill. Here’s a summary of the skills and competencies that teachers should demonstrate in each of these roles.

100th Day of School
December, 2015

10 Creative Ways to Celebrate the 100th Day of School

The 100th day of school often takes on a holiday-like atmosphere, particularly in elementary schools. A day devoted to the number 100 can be a fun way for students to think differently about numbers, try a new craft, or challenge themselves to connect with the area in which they live. Here are 10 ideas for creative ways to celebrate.

Parent Teacher Conference
September, 2015

Applying Positive Affectivity at Parent-Teacher Conference Time

As parent-teacher conference season approaches, an educator’s positive outlook can make all the difference in turning a stereotypically stressful session into one brimming with connections, teamwork, and solutions.

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September, 2014

Nine Tips for Hosting Successful Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conference season can be a stressful time for both educators and parents alike. Parents may be worried they’ll receive too much negative feedback about their children; teachers may be wary of defensive or argumentative parents.

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