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...
5 Ways Students Can Participate in Activism in High School

5 Ways Students Can Participate in Activism in High School

No matter what school district you work in, there are going to be students who care about issues affecting the world. Student activism is becoming increasingly common, particularly on college campuses, but it’s also popular at the high school level. If you have...
5 Skills to Teach Your Students They Won’t Learn in School

5 Skills to Teach Your Students They Won’t Learn in School

Teaching in and off itself is a challenging profession. For some students, you’re the first adult that’s really cared about their life or been interested in their future plans. In the United States, education is required up to a certain age, so you’ll work with...
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...