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Most effective ways bachelors in education students get finals-ready

William Woods EDU

The campus is somber, with a slight hint of tension hanging in the air. Students seek a quiet place of concentration, from the packed-out Starbucks at the student center to the quiet corners of the library. Dining hall doors stay open around the clock, providing coffee and snacks to those late night studiers who need […]

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April 25th, 2016

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Tips for education students: how to spot and prevent “burnout”

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As we approach the end of the academic year — when summer break is in sight but just out of reach — it is highly common for teachers, as well as education students, to start feeling burnt out, whether from managing a classroom of your own or closing out a challenging semester. If you begin […]

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April 19th, 2016

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Advice for education students: How to approach parent-teacher conferences

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As a teacher, you want to see your students reach their full potential. As a parent, you want the same. You’re in this together. Interacting with the parents of your students should not be a dreaded confrontation, but a collaboration of minds fighting for the same goal. Here is some advice for bachelors in education […]

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April 6th, 2016

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3 helpful student teaching tips for bachelor of education students

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In 2011 the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) did a survey of student teaching programs in the U.S. finding the experience to have a lasting impact on students’ long-term teaching careers. The survey states that, “a uniformly strong student teaching experience has the power to dramatically improve the vision of teaching excellence.” Here are […]

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February 2nd, 2016

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The prevalence of bullying in schools and how bachelors of education students can make a difference

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According to a National Center for Educational Statistics survey, one out of four students in the U.S. reported being bullied during the 2013 school year. And with the increased use of social media and social sharing networks, bullying has moved beyond just school hallways into the online realm. The National Bullying Prevention Center noted that […]

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January 26th, 2016

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The need for Bachelors of Education students well trained in math and science

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Ten thousand new jobs for math and science teachers across the United States. That was President Obama’s mandate back in 2010 when he partnered with various private and public organizations as part of the “Educate to Innovate” campaign, put in place to create more future jobs in the field of STEM (science, technology, engineering and […]

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January 19th, 2016

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Holiday tips for a festively-decorated, smoothly-functioning classroom

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The holidays can be a stressful time for teachers, between planning festive activities and decorations to simply keeping your students focused as the countdown to winter break draws closer and closer. To help you keep students engaged and learning and to help you keep your sanity as we enter December, we’ve put together some tips […]

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December 15th, 2015

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Tips for First-Year Teachers

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The first year of your teaching career can be overwhelming. You have stepped away from being the student to having students of your own, and now it’s time to put what you’ve learned into practice. It is not uncommon for first-year teachers to feel uneasy as they gain their footing and discover for themselves what […]

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December 8th, 2015

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Promoting educational change in rural Missouri

William Woods EDU

Experts tell us that when it comes to teaching in rural schools, both the challenges and the chance to make a real and lasting difference can be great. With a statewide population of over a quarter of a million rural students­, Missouri offers new teachers – including many graduating from William Woods University – opportunities […]

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September 18th, 2015

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Missouri celebrates the importance of parent involvement in student education

William Woods EDU

The two weeks ranging from September 7th to September 18th mark Missouri Parent and Family Involvement in Education Week. Those pursuing their Masters of Education at William Woods University will go on to be teachers, principals, superintendents or education administrators – all of which have one common responsibility that will arise at one point or […]

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September 16th, 2015

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