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6 Tips for Teacher Interviews
It’s normal to be a little nervous before an interview. In teacher interviews, it’s important to be confident and familiar about various relevant topics in the field. At Grand Canyon University, the...
Why You Should Earn a MEd in Educational Leadership
The Master of Education in Educational Leadership program is designed for individuals interested in educational leadership or administration in the PK-12 and social services settings for children, but...
Top 5 Lessons About Finances to Teach Students
April was Financial Literacy Month, but teachers should think about bringing financial literacy into the classroom all year round. Financial literacy lessons can include any money-related topics from...
How to Incorporate Narrative Expository Text in Social Studies
Faculty, GCU Difficulties Reading Traditional Text Having difficulty getting students to read about history, especially upper elementary and secondary students? They say textbooks are boring and...
3 Ways to Integrate Purposeful Dialogue in the Classroom
As a college student I was instructed in the theories of learning from Bruner and Vygotsky, so my main goal when I entered the classroom was to implement opportunities for students to dialogue...
3 Reasons Why Instructors Should Sponsor Student Clubs
Students have many interests outside of the classroom. Many want to be involved in sports, arts and performance groups to help hone their skills. In order to get clubs off the ground, students with a...
Other ways to Measure Students’ Academic Progress
There is a great deal of talk in education about testing. Some people argue that standardized tests have inherent biases and that they only measure a tiny fraction of what students really learn. Not...
4 Ways to Include Personalized Learning in Your Classroom
Personalized learning is a big trend in education right now, and for good reason. It is showing great results for student learning and engagement. Though personalized learning looks different in every...
How to Motivate Reluctant Readers
School can be extremely tough for students who have trouble reading. They want to be good readers, especially when they see their peers enjoying books. One common coping mechanism when reading is a...
How to Get Over Nerves as a New Teacher
To all newly minted teachers: CONGRATULATIONS!!! The final semester and student-teaching experiences have come to an end. Commencement celebrations have concluded, and the signed teaching contracts...

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