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Veterans Deserve a Chance in College, Not a Free Pass

MY six years in the Marine Corps taught me the importance of learning the basics. When the Marines teach a young recruit to shoot,...

Five Alternative Careers to Pursue With a Teaching Degree

Many don’t realize this, but educators are trained to have many of the same skills that coincide with other careers. Some of these skills...

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8 Tech Tools That Motivate Students to Read More At Home

Fact: Nearly one third of fourth- and eighth-grade students are reading at or above proficiency levels—putting the majority of students in the category of...

Comics in the Classroom: Why Comics?

When I was in school, kids would slip comics inside their textbooks to read on the side. Comics were considered recreational reading at best,...

Nancy Zimpher to Resign as SUNY Chancellor in 2017

Nancy L. Zimpher, who has been credited with elevating the State University of New York, the nation’s largest public university system, since becoming chancellor...
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Knowing When to Move on from Tim Villegas, Founder of Think Inclusive

Recently I took a job at another school down the road from the one that I taught at for the last seven years. It...

Veterans Deserve a Chance in College, Not a Free Pass

MY six years in the Marine Corps taught me the importance of learning the basics. When the Marines teach a young recruit to shoot,...

Why Do Parents Choose Single Sex Schools?

Although some regard single-sex schooling to be old fashioned, the truth is that there is a significant body of evidence that may indicate that all-girl,...
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Former Trump University Workers Call the School a ‘Lie’ and a ‘Scheme’ in Testimony

In blunt testimony revealed on Tuesday, former managers of Trump University, the for-profit school started...

How to Transition to Online Homework Assignments

Grading offline homework is a tedious task. Just getting all the assignments home without throwing...

Why Do Parents Choose Single Sex Schools?

Although some regard single-sex schooling to be old fashioned, the truth is that there is a...

The Power of Storytelling in the Classroom: 5 Ways It Can Be a Great Help

People say unbelievable things all the time and often we may wish they were true....

Enhancing Learning through Art

The school curriculum is generally divided into two camps: the arts and the sciences. Subjects...

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9 Things to Expect from Your Weight-Loss Journey

Khloe Kardashian has been hitting the gym hard and has not been letting herself slack, no matter what is going on in her life,...
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Five Alternative Careers to Pursue With a Teaching Degree

Many don’t realize this, but educators are trained to have many of the same skills that coincide with other careers. Some of these skills...

The Silent Learner: How to Scaffold ELLs in Their Pre-Production Phase

The pre-production phase, or silent period, is one which many beginner second-language students have had experience with. In my years teaching EFL to young...

Comics in the Classroom: Comics as Educational Texts

Humans have been using pictures in sequence to communicate and educate for thousands of years; hieroglyphics are the ancestors of comics. Before the advent...