Active Body Means Active Mind: Fitness Tips for Teachers

Teacher’s jobs can be rewarding and interesting, but can also be full of stress, anxiety and long hours. You may have plenty of opportunities to exercise your brain, but being on the spot at eight o'clock and having lots of reasons to stay in school late or do some extra work leave little time to take care of your physical fitness.

6 Self-Esteem Building Activities for Middle School Students

No one finds it surprising to know that middle school is the period in which preteens and teens experience their most formative years. What they learn, how they behave, and how they interact with others during middle school can carry on into adulthood—whether positive or negative.

5 Ways Teachers in Rural America Can Make a Difference

While most teaching techniques and principles can be applied to all teaching environments, teachers in rural or remote areas face specific challenges. However, this doesn’t mean they can’t be successful in their classrooms. Below are tips teachers and schools in rural America can implement to overcome barriers and create greater opportunities for their students.

 

9 Skills Students Need in the Future Workforce

Even though youth go to school and earn degrees for career paths, there are countless youth who face unemployment in today’s society. There are lots of factors that contribute to this unemployment, including changes in the economy and shifts in the types of jobs needed to support the economy.

 

5 Ways We Are Holding Back Our Students

We’ve all got bad habits and students have more than some. It comes with being young. There are still so many life skills to learn. Of course, it isn’t just the student’s fault. There are plenty of times when it isn’t them but their surroundings that are holding them back. After all, we can do a lot more to teach them the skills they need to thrive in this world.

 

What the U.S. Can Learn from European Schools About Arts Education

The Launch Competition at SXSW EDU introduces attendees to several early-stage edtech startups. The startups pitch their product to a panel of judges, who decide on a winner to receive a check for $2,500 and, of course, exposure on an international level. This year, the ten finalists presenting at Launch represented very diverse interests within the edtech landscape.