Education Leadership: The Pros and Cons of Co-Ed vs Single-Sex Education

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The interactions between girls and boys at school influence how women and men relate as equals in the workplace. This is part of the reason why advocates for coeducation say it is a way to socialize young people so they are better prepared for their futures in the workforce and society. Coeducation and Curricula Coeducation […]

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Disciplinary Action as a Positive

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Teachers and school leaders are reassessing student discipline. Many educators have found positive discipline to be more effective when dealing with student misbehavior in the classroom. They are addressing behavior issues in a way that can help students make better choices in the long run. They are doing so by setting clear expectations for conduct […]

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How Athletic Directors Support Student-Athlete Success

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Student-athletes might feel like they are juggling two very different identities. The difficulties can come from having to fully invest in each role in order to achieve academic and athletic success. Student-athletes face considerable demands on their time and energy. Their lives are filled with studying, training, classwork, competition, and interacting with various individuals and […]

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Teaching Emotional Intelligence as Part of the Curriculum

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Beginning on the playground and throughout high school, children and teens must navigate the challenges that come with relationships and social situations. Emotional intelligence enables them to recognize their own feelings and have positive interactions with their peers, family, teachers, and community. Teachers can help students develop critical emotional competencies through lessons, while schools can […]

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The Value of Creating a Culturally Responsive Curriculum for Diverse Student Populations

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When designing curriculum, educators must often consider the fact that they are teaching diverse student populations. To ensure all students excel, teachers can utilize culturally responsive teaching methods in the classroom.

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How Educators Are Reducing the Pressures of the Post COVID “Catch Up”

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With schools reopening post-COVID, how will educators deal with the learning loss and educational inequality resulting from the pandemic? They will need strategies and resources to close the gap and get students back on track.

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How Teaching Communication Adapts to the Future: From Cursive to Keyboarding, And Beyond

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As “digital natives” progress through the educational system, schools are adapting the communications skills they teach. Once upon a time, cursive writing instruction was an essential part of primary school education. Now, young learners are entering school familiar with using keyboards on mobile devices. This has many wondering about the future of handwriting in the […]

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STEM Education: Should Computer Science be Required in K-12 Education?

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Expectations are that nearly every K-12 student in the U.S. will be taking computer science classes in the next decade. School systems across the country are revamping their existing learning models to prepare students for this future. As computer science becomes a foundational element in the education of youth, educators are examining the goals of […]

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How Teachers Can Inspire the Love of Reading

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Teachers of any subject can spark the love of reading in their students. Reading benefits physical and mental health. By starting their love of reading young, children and youth are establishing benefits that can last a lifetime. Educators hold important positions in students’ lives and can encourage reading and its positive effects. How Reading Can […]

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Education Leaders Responding to Education Inequality

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Current circumstances have pushed the topic of education inequality further into the forefront. However, education leaders have faced this challenging issue for decades. The message for them is clear: Education inequality needs to be addressed in order to provide quality education to all children. The answer to how education gaps can be narrowed is not […]

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