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Answering The Question of Common National Standards

While teachers and classrooms are doing everything they can to differentiate and personalize instruction for every student, policy-makers are focusing on creating uniform standards across the map. Are these seemingly divergent paths moving in the right direction? As a trend or hot topic in education, common or “national” standards have […]

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TeachHUB 2.0

Since we launched the TeachHUB resource site for K-12 educators last April, we’ve made a lot of big changes to **hopefully** make TeachHUB as useful, fun and teacher-friendly as possible. I wanted to let you know about theses changes and ask for your help and advice as we continue trying […]

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10 Popular Teacher Interview Questions Answered

A perpetually popular article on TeachHUB.com has been “6 Common Teacher Interview Questions and How to Answer them.” It’s a great article for those seeking both new jobs and for those mid-career who might need a change of career scenery. Today on TeachHUB.com, our centerpiece article is an update of […]

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Technology in the Classroom: Silent Light App Review

The classroom management app Silent Light uses lights as an indication of whether you class is on- or off-task. For more great educational reviews targeted for both teachers and students, download your free issues of TeachHUB Magazine: http://www.teachhub.com/epub/ Get our Silent Light app review>> Vocabulary Activities that Get Kids to Love New Words […]

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How to Get a Teaching Job: A Resume Guide

Today on TeachHUB.com, we published a perfect article for those of you looking for tips on how to get a teaching job. Our post, penned by frequent TeachHUB.com contributing writer Janelle Cox, is a step-by-step guide on creating one, and includes the mandatory elements as well as optional elements and resume […]

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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? With summer drawing near, it’s the time to stop […]

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Teaching Strategies to Promote a Self-Directed Classroom

Great teachers know that the way to instruct effectively is to use teaching strategies that encourage students to find answers on their own. This is called a self-directed classroom. With that in mind, today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox, herself a seasoned educator based in Upstate New York, takes a […]

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3 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR RECRUITING STRATEGY IN 2018

The “war for talent” has been grabbing headlines for over twenty years, after McKinsey’s Steve Hankin coined the term in 1997 and wrote a book with the same name. Back then, the phrase referred to growing competition to attract and retain employees as Baby Boomers left the workforce. The war […]

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Spark Class Spirit with Tie-Dye T-shirts Project

Having students create tie-dyed T-shirts is a great way to build class spirit. If you choose a class color or color-scheme, it’s also a wonderful way to keep your students together on a field trip or locate them during school activities. No more searching in vain for your students among […]

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Are Standards Failing Student?

I had a conversation recently with a colleague of mine who asked one of her AP Biology students why they didn’t seem to care about passing the class. The surprising response is an indictment of what we’re doing to our kids in today’s “high-stakes” public school environment. This student said […]

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Are Standards Failing Student?

I had a conversation recently with a colleague of mine who asked one of her AP Biology students why they didn’t seem to care about passing the class. The surprising response is an indictment of what we’re doing to our kids in today’s “high-stakes” public school environment. This student said […]

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"My Classroom is a Hot Mess" Photo Contest

At the beginning of the year, you were brimming with pride at the perfection of your bulletin boards, the splendor of your classroom decor and the clean desks lined inneat little rows (or pairs, or a U, whatever your preference). Now, all that’s left is in shambles. I blame the […]

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The Essential Classroom Management Checklist

Often teachers are told, “You need to do a better job with classroom management.” Or “You need to do a good better job of differentiating instruction.” But how do we really “do” classroom management, or how do we really “do” differentiated instruction…better yet, how do we really “do” teaching? In […]

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Sparking Students’ Creative Thinking

Creativity is unfortunately lacking from many content standards, and yet I feel engendering creativity from all of our students is one of the only ways we’re going to be able maintain the standard of living that this country has gotten a little too comfortable taking for granted. Here are some […]

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Stage Swagger & Swordplay: Adapting Shakespeare for Kids

Brendan Kelso is the mastermind behind the Shakespeare for Kids collection, the book series of Shakespeare plays adapted for children that are creating a young fan base for the Bard. Learn how Brendan’s creative plays are making Shakespeare infectiously fun for you and your students in this exclusive TeachHUB interview. […]

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Fun Teaching Strategies that Integrate Movement

Research continually shows that any type of physical activity increases blood flow, and that there is a direct correlation between movement and learning. So it’s of increasing importance for educators to integrate any type of physical activity into their classroom. With that in mind, today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributing writer […]

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