7 In-Class Activities to Improve Concentration in Children

Today, the attention spans of students is decreasing due to the amount of time they spend online or using a technology device like a tablet or a smartphone. The culprit is not the device itself, rather what kids learn from using this device.

The Three Things You MUST Know to Pass the PRAXIS CORE

Passing the PRAXIS CORE can seem like a daunting task - but once you know what to study, the test becomes a lot less scary and a lot more fun. Wait… the PRAXIS CORE can be fun? Of course! We’d like to think all learning is fun - we want to be teachers, remember?!

How to Teach Your Kids to be Prepared… For Anything! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Children are able to soak up knowledge and information at an extremely fast rate. When they’re in school, they process enormous amounts of learning and retain the vast majority of lessons they learn. With this ability, they are able to pick up on new habits and ideas very quickly. As a responsible parent, it will fall upon you to impart some lessons that they may not be able to acquire from school or their friends.

Safety First: How Teachers and Schools Can Protect Students' Vulnerable Data

We’ve all seen it happen. The recent Equifax data breach that lead to exposing sensitive information about over 143 million Americans has people more scared than ever about the way institutions are handling their confidential information. People are rightfully skeptical about where their information goes and how safe it really is.

6 Snapchat Projects for a Classroom

Instead of struggling to stop your students from using Snapchat during class, how about encouraging them? We all know just how popular the social media platform is with the younger generations. In fact, a large proportion of Snapchat users are yet to graduate from high school. So how about harnessing this engagement for your educational ends by incorporating Snapchat into a lesson plan?

Six Ways to Experience Poetry

Getting students engaged in a topic means approaching it in new and innovative ways. Poetry is no different. Once your students know how to analyze poetry on their own, you’ll want to make sure that they have plenty of opportunities to experience poetry in its many forms.