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  • Thursday, August 25, 2022
    There is nothing like a global pandemic to cause upheaval in every part of our society, especially in the field of education. As COVID-19 permeated our lives it felt like everything came to a screeching halt with few solutions in sight and addressing education was at the top of this list.
  • Thursday, August 18, 2022
    There is always going to be what seems like too much work and not enough time to complete it. And sometimes the sheer volume is so overwhelming that putting things off can feel like the only way to get some relief. New teachers can easily dig a deep hole indicating poor time management.
  • Thursday, August 11, 2022
    Teachers are required to instruct students in a variety of subjects and have to use some creativity when introducing new concepts, especially when trying to add some spark to the usual classes. Most students spend time each school day acquiring new skills in language arts, math, and science.
  • Thursday, August 4, 2022
    Stakeholders in the world of education will be discussing the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had -and still has- on the school system and its students. While this public health crisis has been profoundly traumatic and has ushered in an era of uncertainty, teachers most notably were challenged to create effective learning environments both in the physical classroom as well as the remote learning space.
  • Tuesday, July 26, 2022
    Greek philosopher Socrates, generally acknowledged as the father of modern education, shared the following piece of wisdom with his students
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2022
    Ask any teacher what is one of their least favorite parts of their profession and the odds are in favor of some of them naming lesson planning as a necessary chore, but one associated with a bit of dread. We all - including teachers - have our favorite things - ice cream flavors, TV shows, and songs, but when it comes to preparing lessons for the school year, that task often gets relegated well below decorating your classroom walls and just above getting sneezed on by a student.
  • Tuesday, July 12, 2022
    Summer break often feels too short and before you know it the new school year is rapidly approaching. It is time to put away the beach towels and organize new school supplies. Even though teachers and parents know the drill when preparing for school to begin there are always new strategies and old reminders about how to prepare students for a successful, enjoyable learning environment.
  • Tuesday, July 5, 2022
    That one word can conjure idyllic images of swimming in a pool or ocean under a hot sun, the smell of hot dogs and hamburgers on a grill, or the excitement of Fourth of July fireworks. For many of us, summer was and is a magical time to slow down and enjoy simple moments like catching fireflies on a humid evening.
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022
    There are still a few of us around who remember the good old days when we used typewriters and cut and paste actually meant to physically cut and paste. We often wax nostalgic that the clacking of typewriter keys has been replaced by hushed computer keyboards and wall calendars have been relegated to mere decoration as our smartphones hum with daily tasks and events.
  • Tuesday, June 21, 2022
    There can be no argument that every sector of our society has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. One area that was severely impacted like no other, except for healthcare, was the education profession. It is fair to say that teachers, administrators, students, and parents were caught off guard by the rapid upheaval the virus caused. The uncertainty gripped us all as schools closed and education was interrupted.