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3 Creative Teaching Resources That Save You Time and Money

Ask a Tech Teacher

Would you like innovative tech apps, DIY classroom materials, and budget-friendly solutions that save time and cut costs? Here are three from the Ask a Tech Teacher team: 3 Creative Teaching Resources That Save You Time and Money Educators are increasingly expected to do more with less – ensuring that the next generation gets the quality of teaching they deserve while keeping budgets in check and making up for shortfalls in classroom resource availability.

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Early Educators Deserve Better, Starting With Health Care and Retirement Benefits

ED Surge

About two years ago, I had a health crisis that not only jeopardized my well-being, but also threatened the continuity of care for the families I serve as the owner of a home-based child care program. One day when I was cleaning up at the end of a work day, I began experiencing heart palpitations and difficulty breathing. After a number of medical visits, I was hospitalized and eventually diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AFIB) — a condition which can lead to blood clots and a risk of stroke o

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Amazing Apprenticeships: May Parent & Carer Pack

All About STEM

If you’re looking to advise your teens about career options, Amazing Apprenticeships offer monthly downloadable information booklets for parents or carers.

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Choosing Wisely: Lessons for Leaders in AI Integration

ED Surge

When it comes to AI in education, one edtech company stands out as a sage leader and trailblazing pioneer. Amid the chaotic deluge of new generative AI tools, claims and calamities inundating school leaders, Carnegie Learning has been all in on AI for nearly 25 years. After starting with MATHia , an adaptive AI tutor that personalizes instruction for middle and high school students, Carnegie Learning branched out last year into AI-based tools for literacy, languages, tutoring and even profession

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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LCR Careers Hub Video: Student Careers Champions – 11-19s

All About STEM

The Liverpool City Region Careers Hub Student Careers Champions Programme is aimed at 11-19-year-olds in Secondary Schools and Further Education Colleges. The Programme is designed to improve pupil, staff and parents’ understanding of growth sectors and a wider understanding of local labour market information (LMI).

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Beyond Today’s False Head/Heart Dichotomy

Middle Web

Facing current education’s false head/heart dichotomy and with the concept of what it means to be a teacher – so stressed in recent years – now stretched to the breaking point, veteran educator Dina Strasser is searching for truths toward which she can strive. The post Beyond Today’s False Head/Heart Dichotomy first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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Why is Tracking Students a Problem? (Part 1 in a series)

Wisconsin Science and STEM Education

Three experiences in my life stand out in my personal pathway to discouraging schools from tracking students into different levels of classes (such as “honors” vs. “regular”). In conjunction with reflecting on these experiences, I’ve also dug through the research on tracking – turns out it doesn’t support typical school and district practices either.

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Explaining the 5 Pillars of Reading

Teach Hub

Reading is a fundamental skill that shapes the way we learn and communicate. It also influences our perception of the world. Both educators and researchers emphasize the importance of effective reading instruction through a framework known as the Five Pillars of Reading. Here we’ll take a closer look at these five pillars, discuss how you can incorporate them into your classroom, as well as give you additional strategies to help enhance reading instruction.

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May 22, SAT Math Videos

Online Math for All

SAT Math Videos (Part 1 - No Calculator)

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Harnessing The Power Of Math Manipulatives

Mathematics, a subject steeped in abstract concepts, often poses challenges to students, especially those in grades 5-10. But imagine a bridge that transformed this intricate maze into an interactive adventure.