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Planning Your Super Summer Vacation

Today on TeachHUB.com, the folks at Chalkup dispel the myth that summer vacation is three months of nothing. In actuality, June, July, and August are the prime times for prepping classrooms, re-energizing, and tweaking curriculum. Here are some summer vacation ideas aimed at energizing and organizing yourself for the coming […]

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Dinosaur Scare Video Writing Prompts

K-2: Your Pet DinosaurIf you had a pet dinosaur, what would you name him? Draw your dinosaur pet and write his name under the picture. Bonus: describe in 1-2 sentences a dinosaur game the two of you would play together. 9-12: Learning Comes to LifeThis dinosaur visit is a great […]

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7 Tips for Using Social Media for Professional Development

If you vowed to beef up your Professional Learning Network via social media, you’re not alone. However, for the uninitiated, social media can be a daunting proposition. With that conundrum in mind, today’s centerpiece article on TeachHUB.com addresses how to use social media as a means to expand your circles of professional development. Penned […]

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Top 12 Ways to Enjoy Your Job

You work hourly, daily, continually, and purposefully toward creating a school experience that is satisfying for your students. But what about you? What are you doing to ensure that your school is a wonderful place to teach as well as learn? Here are 12 tips to help you make the […]

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Teaching Strategies about Healthy Eating

Part of the responsibility residing in teaching is creating informed citizens: Citizens that make informed decision, whether it be with regards to careers, politics, and even eating. With that in mind, today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox, herself a seasoned educator based in Upstate New York, illuminates us […]

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Teaching Strategies: Qualities of Effective Educators

When you look back at the teachers you had growing up, what qualities did the better educators exhibit? Chances are that the most memorable teachers from your youth, according to TeachHUB.com writer Janelle Cox, demonstrated a combination of the following traits and teaching strategies: Personal traits: Caring Respectful Fair And more […]

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5 Tips to Get a Summer Teaching Job

Although most of you are enjoying summer break, quite a few of you might be looking for a way to earn some extra money by obtaining a summer teaching job. It’s a great way to earn some extra cash, and it’s great experience to call out on your resume! But how […]

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Osama bin Laden Killed Video Writing Prompts

6-8: Impact of 9/11How have the 9/11 attacks impacted the way you see the world? What does it mean to you that Osama bin Laden has been killed? 9-12: Results of bin Laden’s deathHow do you think the death of Osama bin Laden will affect United States citizens? Consider how […]

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Classroom Games to Improve Students’ Memory

We hear from many teachers who encounter lapses in short-term memory, also referred to as working memory. Kids who have stronger short-term memories are able to stay focused and on task, follow step-by-step directions, and apply their prior knowledge to new situations. But as kids get older, their working memories […]

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Teaching Strategies to Help Students Plan Writing

Teaching the art of writing can be tricky, and getting kids started in the writing process might be the trickiest part of the whole shebang. It falls upon educators to illuminate the various teaching strategies that kids use to begin the writing process.  Luckily, there are several of these teaching strategies readily available to teachers to […]

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Classroom Management: What to Include in a School Newsletter

It’s long been established that a school newsletter is a great way to keep the parent-teacher communication lines humming in a positive fashion. But what do you put in a school newsletter? For newbies, finding, curating, and publishing effective content can be a conundrum. So today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributing writer Janelle […]

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HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO BOOST EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

Businesses with higher levels of employee engagement are 21 percent more profitable than those with disengaged employees, according to a 2016 Gallup report. Yet, a jaw-dropping 87 percent of employees report not feeling engaged at work. The stats—and there are plenty to choose from (you’ll find a comprehensive list here )—may vary in the percentages, […]

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How to Build Your Professional Development PLN

Today, we look at the importance of PLNs within the education world. Just what is a PLN?  It’s “A self-created set of experts, colleagues, and resources … that meet one’s daily learning needs.” More simply, it’s, “An extended group of knowledgeable people you reach out to for answers, and trust to guide […]

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5 Teaching Strategies To Improve Your Health

Summertime is a great time for educators to get back into shape and improve their health! And it’s easy! Sometimes even the smallest health adjustment can have a big impact on your well-being! With that in mind, today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox, herself a seasoned elementary school […]

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Putting a Teacher Spin on Admin

Having completed a Masters in school leadership, I’ve officially taken the first step towards crossing over to the other side: administration. While I intentionally do not refer to it as “the dark side” as many teachers would, I can’t help but still call it the “other.” However, having taken on […]

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Professional Development: Starting a Faculty Book Club

This article originally appeared in TeachHUB Magazine, which you can download for FREE! A faculty book club can be a wonderful way for teachers to get access to professional development as well as bond with other educators within the confines of their school. But book clubs are one of those great ideas that […]

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