How Teachers Can Work With 5 Different Parent Personality Types

As teachers, we mentor, manage and guide the most valuable gems of any parent: the children. Having a successful relationship between teachers and parents means understanding diverse personality types. We’ve written about 5 distinct, general personalities that are commonly observed by teachers.

Online Teaching Tuesdays: 5 Tips for Creating Highly Engaging Online Courses

Online education has been experiencing remarkable growth, and improvements in technology will only serve to increase the trend. In the 2014 – 2015 academic year, there was a 3.9% increase in enrollment in online courses. Over a quarter of all students were enrolled in at least one online course, and of those, almost half (2.85 million of 5.8 million students) were enrolled entirely online.

3 Reasons Why Students Should Learn to Build a Computer

Do you have students in your classroom that want to build personal computers or PCs? Are they more interested in playing computer games all day long in the classroom? Understandably, you may have some reservations at first. You won’t find a decent teacher that wants their students playing video games all day. And yet, the process of building a personal computer will teach your students important life skills that they may use in their career years into the future. After all, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 37 percent rise in hiring for computer systems design positions from 2012 to 2022.

How to Prepare Teens for a Career in IT

Slowly but surely, career education is once again gaining importance in the world. While in the past high schools focused on making their students ready for college, career and tech education programs are becoming more popular since they provide students with a mix of academics, technical and employable skills, that make for a smoother transition into the job market.

Get a Jump on Summer Slump: Engage Your Students Post Test Season

Standardized test season can be an exhausting milestone for students, particularly high school juniors and seniors fretting about AP credits or college-entrance exams. Even for younger students, there's still a very systemic vibe in preparing for standardized assessments, so once those come and go, what should you do with the remaining part of the school year?


7 Must Have Apps for Teachers in 2017

We know being a teacher’s job is not easy. The responsibilities are endless. Lectures to prepare for, test papers to grade – anything that can reduce the stress will be a blessing, won’t it? So we have compiled a list of 7 apps that will help you work smarter, increase efficiency and ease things up a little.