By Andrew Hawk I believe it is the intent of most educators to create safe and happy learning environments. Classrooms should be places where students can set aside the outside world. However, this is easier said than done. Every day, students from all walks of life enter classrooms carrying baggage from their outside lives. The […]
Completing a college degree can be a hardball game and not everyone can hit it out of the park. I think we all can agree that college life often brings up tough challenges that can break even the strongest of students if they are not able to handle them well.
Besides academic pressure, students often have to juggle various other psychological pressures such as unfavorable family conditions, infatuations, peer pressure, insecurities, bullying, health issues, etc., that can make it even harder to cope.
I’m going to step outside of the mom box this week for a serious post. As everyone knows, I’m also a teacher. And this past week was rough if you work in a school. I’ll preface all of what I’m about to say with this: I feel safe in my school. I feel safe with […]
“Diane Ravitch is a Research Professor of Education at New York University and a historian of education. She is the Founder and President of the Network for Public Education (NPE) and blogs at dianeravitch.net.” This appeared in EdSurge, December 29, 2017 At any given moment in the day, I am attached to my cellphone, […]
How’s it to teach English in China you ask? Well, here you go!
Hundreds of thousands of foreigners currently teach ESL in China, and as the country paves its way through development the ESL market will continue to grow. So as a newbie teacher how do you decide what school to go for? There are two main types of schools to teach at here: private and public. Public […]
Technology in education has revolutionized learning and is empowering students in ways that were unknown to prior generations.
Students who belong to the digital generation are not only embracing the digital lifestyle, but they’re also making it their own.
Today, adapting to technology is not just about knowing how to use gadgets. It’s more about knowing how to leverage the benefits of technology and also about learning to explore the infinite possibilities technology has to offer.
by Stacey Shubitz Last winter, I enrolled my daughter in aerial arts classes. I checked the instructor’s qualifications because the idea of her hanging upside down from a piece of silk fabric frightened me. The instructor had been performing and teaching aerial arts for a decade. That said, I still observed the instructor carefully during my daughter’s trial […]