3 Steps to Encourage Student Mindfulness
As educators, one of our most important roles is helping our students acquire knowledge and giving them authentic opportunities to apply it. Typically, these efforts are focused on curriculum and standards-based skills.
5 Practical Ways to Use Music to Promote Learning
The correlation between music and learning remains a frequent topic of research and inquiry. Whether it’s listening or playing, studies clearly show that music can positively impact the brain’s ability to engage with and learn content.
Of course, there’s more to maximizing this …
3 Side Hustles for Tutors
For many people, tutoring is a way to earn some extra money. For others, tutoring is a full-fledged career. Regardless of the role tutoring plays in your personal financial situation, there are times when having a little extra money on hand can make a big difference!
Since most tutoring clients are typically unavailable during the day, tutors have a ready-made window of opportunity to …
Personalizing Student Support
Support for students is crucial for their growth. More importantly, providing personalized support means that the educator or facilitator of learning sees each student as an individual and makes a plan to meet each one at his or her point of need.
Seemingly more than ever, the focus on the student, the whole student, and nothing but the student is an afterthought. Many other variables mask what …
Using Innovation Competitions to Motivate Students
Over the past 20 years, advancements in science, technology, and communication have transformed our world. If you trace any one of these advancements back to their roots, you are likely to uncover the story of a person or team who dared to break from traditional thinking and approach a common problem in a new way.
Whether it’s a billionaire visionary like Bill Gates who …