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Advice for Teachers

Most High School Grads Aren't Interested In Becoming Teachers

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.24.2015 | Politics

Educators are currently in especially high demand, but fewer and fewer high school graduates want to become teachers, a new report finds. The numbe...

The 6 Big Price Tags of Preparing Students for the Future

Tim Elmore | Posted 07.14.2014 | Parents
Tim Elmore

There is a form of preparedness that has nothing to do with money. It has everything to do with the price tag attached to genuinely preparing young adults for the world into which they will soon graduate.

Four Ways to Increase Student Engagement

Tim Elmore | Posted 11.03.2013 | College
Tim Elmore

Just like great cross-cultural missionaries, shouldn't we find ways to connect with the people we're attempting to reach? Wouldn't it make sense to use the vehicles of communication they prefer?

Teachers: Your Job Just Got More Important

Tim Elmore | Posted 10.20.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

Every year, teachers tell me they receive new "mandates" from the top. They're asked to include new methods for teaching math, new standards for reading levels, new disciplinary measures and new procedures for advisement or study hall. Well, I've got a new one for you teachers.

Relaxing Into Summer With School on the Horizon

Amy Weisberg, M.Ed. | Posted 10.13.2013 | Parents
Amy Weisberg, M.Ed.

Taking a few minutes out of each day to give children an opportunity to think about what they want out of the day, the week, the school year and perhaps their life is something that will make a lasting impression on them and develop positive habits that they can carry with them for years.