10 Ways to Overcome Teacher Stress for Educators of All Levels

10 Ways to Overcome Teacher Stress for Educators of All Levels

Educators of every kind know about the often-daily need to overcome teacher stress. You know the workload, the schedules, and the expectations. The physical and mental welfare of your instructors and their confidence to get their jobs done is and always will be the key to a school environment that’s beneficial for everyone.

Here Are 5 Effective Classroom Management Strategies That Really Work

Here Are 5 Effective Classroom Management Strategies That Really Work

When it comes to sharing effective classroom management strategy, there are lots of different ways of thinking. Most educators believe things should be done a certain way and many of these ways are vastly different. Many of these methods have also enjoyed years of success; if it works, it works.

Seven Strategies to Teach Students Text Comprehension

Seven Strategies to Teach Students Text Comprehension

Comprehension strategies are conscious plans – sets of steps that good readers use to make sense of text. Comprehension strategy instruction helps students become purposeful, active readers who are in control of their own reading comprehension. These seven strategies have research-based evidence for improving text comprehension.

My Students Don’t Like Group Work

My Students Don’t Like Group Work

Editor’s Note: Today we’re revisiting an old favorite on group work. At the bottom of the article, you’ll find links to additional articles on designing effective group work assignments. Students don’t always like working in groups. Ann Taylor, an associate professor of chemistry at Wabash College, had a class that was particularly vocal in their opposition.

7 Elite Secrets To Focusing In An Age of Distraction

7 Elite Secrets To Focusing In An Age of Distraction

In the first 11 minutes of trying to write this article, I checked email three times, spotted a note that prompted me to set in motion another task before writing, then saw another message reminding me I had forgotten to pay for something and so logged into to do so, then remembered I wanted to transfer money from my business checking into my personal checking, did that, and then I finally closed the email and all my different bank browsers and got down to writing.

There’s Nothing Personal About Big Tech and Education

There’s Nothing Personal About Big Tech and Education

“When we talk about change - when we tell stories about technological change - we must consider how technologies, particularly modern technologies like computers, emerged from a certain history, from certain institutions; how technologies are as likely to re-inscribe traditional practices as to alter them.” - Audrey Watters Audrey Watters’ recent talk, “Education Technology as the ‘New Normal'”, is a cautionary tale about the forces behind digital technologies in education.