Education Issues

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Summer Jobs For Teachers

May 31, 2023

Here at ETED, we believe wholeheartedly that teachers desperately need to decompress during the summer. Thus, we present the following suggestions for summer jobs for teachers with fear and trembling and a caveat: The Caveat After all, you magically squeezed an entire year’s worth of work into 9.5 calendar months. We know the job never…

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Memorial Day Activities

May 23, 2023

Memorial Day Weekend is coming up quick – and it unofficially begins the summer season across the U.S. For many school districts, it’s literally the official first weekend of summer vacation! For other teachers, it’s one final long weekend to give a little boost into the last couple weeks of school.   But Memorial Day…

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Teaching Digital Citizenship

May 16, 2023

There’s no doubt we live in a highly digital world. Over the years, each generation has gained more and more digital tools and information at the click of a few buttons. It’s equal parts amazing and alarming, to be honest.   As teachers, you naturally adapt to the changing times, and teaching digital citizenship has…

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The Benefits of Outdoor Learning

May 9, 2023

You may have read our recent post on the impact of nature on your own well-being.   Research has proven countless benefits to your physical and emotional health with even just a little time outdoors.   These same benefits can be enjoyed by your students as well. And moving outdoors can also have a positive…

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Gaming in Education

April 24, 2023

Gamification has been a part of education for as long as I can remember. Even long before the days of projectors, smart boards, and school-issued student devices, we had spelling bees and the all-favorite index-card-covered blackboard Jeopardy.   In general, students love a little competition. Humans have a natural desire to win. And there are…

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Top Teacher Memes to Get You to Summer

April 11, 2023

Congratulations! You’ve made it to the home stretch. You’ve poured your heart, soul, and energy into another school year, and you’ve had some incredible moments. You’ve experienced many victories. And you’ve faced some challenges You’ve recognized the importance of small wins. And perhaps encountered a final straw or two that sent you over the edge.…

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High School Teacher Hacks

April 5, 2023

High school students can tend to be both cynical and apathetic, but they are also more mature, relatable, well-rounded, and confident than their middle school counterparts. You’ll have fewer of the disciplinary issues centering around a lack of self-control, and you’ll have much richer, deeper, meaningful class discussions. Much like middle school teachers, you have…

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Top Hacks on Social Media

March 27, 2023

The best teachers won’t gatekeep their classroom hacks. They love to share the things that have positively changed the way they plan lessons, teach students, and manage behavior.    We’ve rounded up some of our favorite social media hacks for teachers and want to share them with you!   Planning Hacks Any time students are…

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Teaching Tips from a Veteran Teacher

March 21, 2023

Reflections in my Rearview Mirror Sometimes I think back and wonder, what if I were a brand new teacher with all the knowledge and skills I’ve acquired from 25 years of teaching high school? What kind of teacher would I be? It would definitely be a smoother road, without so many wrong turns and construction…

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Three Middle School Teacher Hacks

March 14, 2023

If you teach middle school, your days are truly unique. You’re always on your toes because there’s no telling what’s going to happen next. They are fidgety, brutally honest creatures who sometimes lack self-control and like to show off in weird ways. Your students have needs that are vastly different from those in elementary or…

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