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Dear New Teachers, 10 Tips for Surviving and Thriving in Your First Year Teaching

Here are some suggestions to help you have a fantastic first year in the classroom. 1. Build Community Your relationships with others will keep you strong, and they might be the key to fueling your energy to persist through challenges. … Continue reading

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Top 12 Summer Tips for Top Teachers

During summer days, if you’re a top teacher, you’ll take time to improve your best asset — you. If somehow it’s not clear why that’s so important, look at it this way: when financial times are tight, our schools can … Continue reading

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10 Privacy Principles for Student Data

More than 30 education groups endorse privacy principles designed to guide student data use in schools. Education groups are working together to increase transparency around how they use and protect valuable student data. On Tuesday, March 10, the Consortium for … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

I’ve read a lot of articles about preventing teacher burnout, so a new list is probably not that unique. However, as I reflected on what causes burnout, on times when I came pretty close to feeling burnout, and on times … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology

 “I’m not very tech savvy” is the response I usually hear from teachers that struggle with technology. Whether it’s attaching a document to an email or creating a PowerPoint, some teachers really have a difficult time navigating the digital world. … Continue reading

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7 Tips for School Leaders New to Twitter

By Susan M. Bearden on the Center for Digital Education on April 8, 2013 One of the most popular social media platforms for educators looking to build a Personal Learning Network (PLN) online is Twitter. Twitter provides educators the opportunity … Continue reading

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Five Online Discussion Tips for Students

Dear students: in order to make this essential assessment both worthwhile and meaningful please take a moment to review these helpful tips and thoughts on how to approach an online discussion board: 1. Read all the submissions by your classmates. … Continue reading

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