How Teachers Can Help Students Find Purpose and Passion

Discovering your passion in life is not easy for many people. In fact, it often takes years of struggle and hard work to figure out what truly brings us joy. When we’re given opportunities to explore our interests and talents at a young age, it’s usually much easier to choose ...

Mindfulness Matters: How to Bring Calm into the Classroom for Better Learning

Mindfulness offers infinite benefits for people of all ages. In the classroom, practicing mindfulness can help students become more in tune with their personal needs and emotions. As a result, this helps them reduce anxiety, overcome trauma, and become more focused on learning and growth. If you’re interested in incorporating ...

Tips and Tools for Facilitating Meaningful Global Collaboration in The Classroom

Whether studying abroad or taking part in a foreign exchange program, global learning has always been seen as enriching and beneficial. Fostering new perspectives and viewpoints, however, can feel like a challenge in the classroom — especially if your school isn’t particularly diverse. The good news is that more teachers ...

Social Emotional Learning: How to Respond to Student Bullying

The negative impact of school bullying can trouble a victim for life. From a decreased sense of self worth to mental health issues and academic struggles, the consequences are very real. Being aware of bullying is the first step in keeping your students safe. Here’s what teachers can do to identify ...

Support, Strategy and Goals: Unleashing the Power of Teacher Collaboration

At some point in your career, you’ve likely discussed teaching tips with a fellow colleague. This strategy of sharing may have felt insignificant at the time, but was actually an essential step towards teacher collaboration. More than just meetings or discussions, teacher collaboration requires intentional, thoughtful work aimed at supporting ...

Student-Directed Learning: Creating Autonomy in the Classroom

Have you ever considered taking a back seat in the classroom? Student-led learning asks teachers to do exactly that. At a basic level, student-led learning is when teachers function more as coaches than as instructors or leaders, according to Emily Richmond of the Education Writers Association. This form of instruction invites ...

Tech Trends In Education: Video and Augmented Reality in the Classroom

Talking with a foreign pen pal on social media. Watching a teacher’s video lesson at home. Using a cell phone to explore Africa, virtually. These are common scenes from modern classrooms, and none of them would be possible without the help of technology. With the advancement of tools like virtual ...

Tips for Teachers Entering the Profession After a Different Career

Some people discover the rewards of teaching early on in life, just after college and in their twenties. For others, becoming a teacher happens much later – sometimes after another career has ended. If you’re in the latter group of educators, you may have questions about your new line of ...

Digital Ethics: Responsible Social Media Practices For Educators

Using social media as a teacher can at times feel overwhelming, especially when trying to balance your personal and professional life. Fortunately, there are a wealth of teachers who are paving the way for proper social media use. For example, consider: The TuTu Teacher, who retains a lighthearted and inspiring social ...