April 25, 2014
Ever find that your students are on their cell phones more than they’re taking notes or participating in class? Especially for those of you working in higher education, do you find that your students are buried behind their computer more than they’re buried in their textbooks? If this is familiar to you, you’re not alone….
April 22, 2014
Happy Earth Day! Each year on April 22, events are held all around the world to show support for environmental protection. 1970 brought the first Earth Day celebration, and since then it has been picked up by the Earth Day Network and continues to be recognized as a day where we honor the Earth and…
April 18, 2014
Did you know? Every April is School Library Month. Named by the American Association of School Librarians, this month is meant to celebrate school libraries and the programs that they offer to their students throughout their academic career. From kindergarten through college, libraries are an essential component of a school in that they provide students…
April 16, 2014
In large universities, lecture classes are practically unavoidable; students are sure to participate in them at least once during their college career. Lecture classes are often comprised of up to 100 students if not more, and depending on your university, they usually include instruction for 60-90 minutes. Since the class size is much larger than…
April 11, 2014
Within the next couple of months, schools all around the world will be getting ready to say farewell to the class of 2014. For students of every age, graduation is one of the biggest milestones in their academic career and, as teachers and administrators, it’s your job to plan a ceremony that they will take…
April 10, 2014
In honor of Earth Month, it’s time to encourage administrators, teachers and students to take the initiative to go green. With Earth Day approaching quickly (April 22nd), it’s important to incorporate environmental activities into your lesson plans in order to emphasize the importance of being environmentally conscious and preserving the world we live in. We’ve…
April 3, 2014
While school is meant to be a place of learning, it’s also important to make it fun for your students. Throughout the year, it’s a great idea to dedicate certain weeks to boosting school spirit. By incorporating fun activities into the school day, not only are students more likely to have a positive attitude towards…
April 1, 2014
For 10 months out of the year, children spend more time in the classroom or in a school setting than they do anywhere else (besides their home, of course). Since our school’s are a home to children more often than not, it’s important to provide a safe, secure and comfortable environment where they feel protected….