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5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Students

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Students

It seems like everyday, more and more environmental issues face us. As an educator, it’s important to encourage your students to be thoughtful global citizens and be mindful of their individual impact on the environment. This year, celebrate Earth Day with your...
How to Talk to Your Students About National Tragedies

How to Talk to Your Students About National Tragedies

Recently, it seems as though we’ve had our fair share of national tragedies. Whether it’s an intense hurricane or a horrible shooting, it’s impossible for your students to not be aware of what’s happening in the world around them. Some students are even very directly...
3 Ways to Prevent Bullying in Your Classroom

3 Ways to Prevent Bullying in Your Classroom

Bullying can happen at any time and in any place. Because it is something that could escalate into a very unfavorable situation, it shouldn’t be written off as simply childhood teasing. As educators, we need to take bullying seriously and take measures to...
How to Keep Your Students Focused During the Holidays

How to Keep Your Students Focused During the Holidays

The holidays can be a wonderful chance to indulge in festivities, cultural experiences and more, but it can be difficult to keep your students focused on learning with all this excitement and their anticipation of the holidays. Many times, students of all ages and...
Why Cell Phones Should Be Allowed in Schools

Why Cell Phones Should Be Allowed in Schools

Should cell phones be allowed in schools? This question has existed for almost as long as cell phones have been around. Many schools outright ban the technology and tell students not to use their phones at all during the school day. While many districts have relaxed...
6 Ways to Teach Students Professional Skills

6 Ways to Teach Students Professional Skills

We often see articles about developing professionalism in teachers and how important it is to conduct yourself in a professional manner. Cultivating professionalism in teachers is incredibly important, but so is teaching students the value of professionalism. Many...