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If you are an educator or parent, then you have likely spent some time thinking about the best ways to teach children to read. If you are a parent or educator with a struggling reader, you have probably agonized over… Continue Reading…

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A properly designed school curriculum stands on the firm pillars of defined scope and concrete sequence. The statement of scope and sequence describes the content and skills that a student needs to master in progressive order by the end of the session. The way teachers create a scope and sequence depends upon what they anticipate from their students to acquire from the school curriculum. It is an arduous job that requires a lot of patience and in-depth knowledge of the subject, but it can be boiled down to three simple steps.

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No learner is the same. All require different pathways. There is no single class where all the students are exactly where the teacher wants them at the outset. To improve educational equality, teachers should be able to modify lessons to meet the needs of each student. Simply put, teachers have to differentiate instruction. The goal is to have students experience varying degrees of the same lesson. In this article, we will enumerate 8 strategies on how to best prepare students to reach grade level standards.

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Figuring out how to improve students’ success in math can be a bit of a trial and error situation depending on the math level, students, and the teaching methods employed. Students don’t necessarily need to have an aptitude for math; they can improve by putting in the effort and having the right attitude towards learning the subject matter. In this article, we will provide some tips on how to improve students’ success in math.

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In order to become lifelong learners who understand scientific, historical, and social issues, students must be able to read the works of others, evaluate its worth, and share the results of their research and experience through writing. In this article, we will discuss 7 ways to integrate social studies and science into your reading block.

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As teachers, we’re always searching for ways to encourage students to love reading. We cannot emphasize enough the benefits one can get from reading. It opens the door to knowledge, allows us to learn new things, and gives us different perspectives of the world around us. The problem is, many students are not that enthusiastic about reading. How can we address this issue? Read this article to discover ten ways to increase students’ love of reading.

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The objectives of math instruction are to help students understand the material, apply the skills, and recall the concepts in the future. Making changes to status quo practices can be a successful approach that is manageable for teachers and meaningful for students. These seven best practices in math instruction can make this year your best ever when it comes to student learning and achievement.

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What is STEM? STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; a term used when addressing curriculum choices in schools, with the goal of improving competitiveness in the fields of science and technology.

Instead of teaching the four disciplines as disconnected subjects, STEM integrates them into a cohesive field of study based on real-world applications. Many educators are familiar with this acronym, but really, what is the importance of STEM?

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5 Tips on How to Improve Student Achievement

Improving student achievement is one of the main goals of all teachers. Student achievement measures the academic content a student learns over a period of time. Test scores are commonly used to measure student achievement. However, if you want a more holistic perspective, a student’s character, skills, and ability to solve real-world problems should also be taken into consideration.

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A lesson plan is a teacher’s guide for running a specific lesson. It includes the goal (what students are supposed to learn), the method how the goal will be reached, and measuring how well the goal was achieved (exit ticket, test, homework, etc.).

Lesson planning is a vital component of the teaching process. It keeps teachers organized and on track, allowing them to teach more effectively. As a result, students reach objectives more easily.