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.

4 Skills You Need to Teach Your Students for the Future World of Work

To move ahead with times, we all need to upgrade our skill sets. To make our future knowledge more competitive, we need to go beyond the limitations of the traditional knowledge and prepare them for future industry requirements. The big question is that: How can you contribute as a teacher to make your students future-ready?