Category Archives: Teaching Strategies

Tips for Teaching Summer School

By Andrew Hawk For most students in America, summer is a season for vacationing and taking a break from school. Unfortunately, a small percentage of students spend part of their summer working on academic tasks. Sometimes these students are in … Continue reading

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How to Boost Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in Students: A Q&A with Drs. Maurice Elias and Steven Tobias

By Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., and Steven E. Tobias, Psy.D., coauthors of Boost Emotional Intelligence in Students: 30 Flexible Research-Based Activities to Build EQ Skills (Grades 5–9) Developing emotional intelligence (EQ) in students is essential to preparing them for success … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Pride Month

By Liz Bergren As June approaches, now is a good time to explore with students the history of Pride month and use this time for education and advocacy. The Stonewall Riots The year 1969 was a pivotal one for LGBTQ … Continue reading

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Fostering Confidence to Engage Students in Learning: A Q&A with Dr. Richard Cash

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn For students to achieve academically, they must have a sense of confidence in themselves and their abilities to perform. Building students’ self-esteem and … Continue reading

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How to Encourage Collaboration in the Classroom

By Shannon Anderson, author of Coasting Casey: A Tale of Busting Boredom in School I don’t remember my teachers assigning a lot of cooperative learning activities when I was younger, but when they did require group projects, I cringed. Somehow, … Continue reading

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