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Military Families Benefit From the Teacher Village

By Caroline Green, KIPP THRIVE Academy teacher By providing unique strategies and critical resources, teachers can help the children of military families succeed in school amid the constant changes in […]

How you can build strong, amazing classroom culture

By: Mark Joseph, 6th grade math teacher, KIPP Rise Academy Every time I watch Stand and Deliver I have the same thought: I want the type of classroom culture Jaime […]

How to video interview – the new face of interviewing

What’s new, what’s the same, how to get to the next step in your career. Do you remember your first time preparing for an interview? Picking out the right suit, […]

12 ways you can help balance stress for your students

The results are in: students are more stressed than adults. Being a kid is not supposed to be this way. Although stress is an inevitable part of life and a […]

How we use data to create actionable plans for students

These days as teachers, we have tons of student performance data. Depending on what grade and subject you teach, you might have reading diagnostics, interim assessment data, exit tickets, or […]

Should we still teach kids to take notes by hand?

In a world where laptops, Chrome books and tablets are becoming more ubiquitous in classrooms and 1:1 programs are springing up at schools across the country, have you ever wondered […]

Five ways you can bring out creativity in your students

We have all been there. Staring down at an empty piece of paper and not being able to come up with anything. This also happens with our students when they […]

How you can get students involved in improving their community and environment

Now more than ever it is important that we encourage our kids to be the change in their community and help improve the lives of people who live there. However, […]

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How you can add computer science to your education curriculum next year

Do you remember when President Obama became the first US President to write a line of code? Computer science is becoming a huge part of what it means to be […]

How to keep kids learning over the summer

School’s out for summer! And as fun as that is to say, there’s a real danger for students during the summer: learning loss. Studies have shown that kids can lose […]