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Summer Learning to Strengthen Weaknesses

Whether you are an educator or a student, it would not be a bad idea to address any shortcomings you may have concerning education during the next few summer months. Rather than take the whole summer off, sleep late, and …

Creating the Perfect Seating Plan for Your Classroom

I was usually the only male elementary school teacher in the districts I worked with. Because of this, I was often placed with some of the most troubled students that perhaps just needed a strong male influence in their lives.  …

Podcasts that Should Interest Students, Parents, and Teachers

With the popularity of podcasts quickly spreading across the globe, almost anyone can have their own “radio program.” Who knows?  The quiet neighbor down the street may record a podcast every week and have tens of thousands of subscribers. There …

5 Reasons Schools Need to Promote Learning Musical Instruments More

When the school budget gets into the red every now and then, districts always discuss cutting the school’s funds for music as one of their first solutions. It happens in real life and in the film quite often (think Here …

Devastating Teacher Shortage Is Real, But Solutions Do Exist

Before the COVID pandemic, there was a legitimate shortage of teachers in most states, with school districts concerned. It was a combination of teachers choosing to leave the field and more young people deciding to pursue a different major in …

5 Possible Ways to Keep the Learning Going This Summer

It’s hard to believe that this school year will conclude in another month and a half. It seems like only yesterday the students were showing up in their new classrooms and trying to get a feel for the teacher they …