Know the signs of homesickness. There are several techniques teachers and parents can use to handle homesick students for a happier school experience. The post How to Handle Homesick Students appeared first on Edudemic.
There are still many disagreements about how to improve the education system so that children graduate with the skills and dispositions they will need to succeed in life. Education reform discussions often center on how to tweak existing mechanisms, but
From low pay to lack of support, there are many reasons why schools struggle to keep teachers in the classroom. What can schools do to entice them to stay? The post How Can We Keep Teachers in the Classroom? appeared
There are empty chairs in classrooms in Florida this week, at Valencia College, University of Central Florida, and Ana G. Mendez University, spaces left by the youngest victims of the Pulse nightclub shootings in Orlando. Most of them young gay
There are a lot of things that can contribute to a toxic work environment – poor leadership, bullies and gossip, a high stress culture or even excessive bureaucracy. If any of these situations sound familiar, do read on: People Leadership
There are lots of ways to stretch student thinking and get them talking to each other about ideas. One fun way is through riddles that require inductive reasoning, critical thinking and hopefully some good collaboration around student ideas. The three
Every teacher has been there. It’s 10:30 at night and an envelope icon flashes on the notification bar of your phone, letting you know you just received a new email. Glancing over, you see it’s from a student, panicked about
There hasn’t been a lot written recently about test anxiety, but that doesn’t mean it’s no longer an issue for a significant number of students. Those of us who don’t suffer from test anxiety—and I’m betting that’s most faculty—can find
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