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By Mubina Schroeder In preparation for the upcoming Climate Change Summit at the United Nations, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated: “We need rapid and deep change in how we do business, generate power, build ...
By Brian Williams and Kristen Wawer Implementing a thematic unit is an effective way to integrate standards, content, and culture into instruction. This type of unit will allow you to organize curriculum around ...
By Marla A. Sole According to Carol Dweck (2008), there are two types of mindsets: a fixed mindset and a growth mindset. A fixed mindset is the belief that intelligence is innate and unalterable. A growth mindset ...
By Samantha Smith Thermostats set the temperature, do they not? If you want your house to be cool, wouldn’t you set the thermostat to a cooler setting? Likewise, if you’re wanting your classroom to be calm ...

Coping With Stress as a Teacher

By John W. Krupp Although the teaching profession can change the world for the better, it often comes with a great deal of stress. Struggling to manage this stress can lead to burnout and the loss of teachers ...
By Lindsey Acton, Director of New Teacher Member Experience As you a re reading this, you’re probably in the first month of your school year —m aybe even the first week or two. You’re a new teacher, which means that ...
By Shanda Salvant Theriot Do you remember how old you were when you received your first smartphone or personal electronic device to access the world wide web, gaining access to thousands of apps and numerous ...
By Kyle Miller Family engagement is a topic that continues to gain attention in school districts, with a recognition that families are vital to the success of students. However, family engagement typically manifests ...
By Julia Wilkins Whether or not you have taken a course in how to build relationships and communicate with parents, you might find yourself feeling completely unprepared. Because parental involvement in school ...