Interactive Learning for Student Engagement and Success

New and effective teaching strategies are something today’s educators are constantly on the lookout for. Finding strategies that also meet the Common Core requirements as well as keep students engaged can be especially difficult to discover.

9 Maker Projects for Beginner Maker Ed Teachers

Maker Education (often referred to as “Maker Ed”) is a new school of educational thought that focuses on delivering constructivist, project-based learning curriculum and instructional units to students.

6 Ways to Get (and Keep) Students’ Attention

Whether you teach kindergartners or college kids, regaining control of a noisy or distracted classroom can be challenging. We asked our Teach100 Mentors how they capture students’ attention.

Organizations for Special Education Teachers

There are key groups, nonprofit organizations and government agencies that every special education professional should know about. These organizations drive policies that shape the field for everyone, especially students.

7 Innovative Apps for Parent-Teacher Communication

For many parents, connecting with teachers and staying in the loop about their children’s progress in school is of the utmost importance. Studies show parental involvement helps foster and improve academic performance, while lessening children’s chances of developing behavioral problems.

16 Best Teaching Tumblrs

Here are a few of our favorite education blogs (in no particular order), ranging from silly to serious, for the next time you need a quick, fun or informative read.

Student Teaching: Teaching Your First Classroom

After the first week of student teaching, chances are you already know your students’ names, have carefully observed your mentor teacher and participated in engaging icebreakers with the class. Now you should feel ready to roll up your sleeves and start teaching your first lesson.