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An Interesting Perspective: Balling on a Budget

Howdy bloggers, Sorry for the brief hiatus, but we’re back for the newest installment of An Interesting Perspective. In today’s post, we will discuss ways in which you can make your classroom fun and engaging, while still keeping it affordable. … Continue reading

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When The Money Falls Short, You Don’t Have To!

As we all know, teachers don’t make a ton of money.  Heck, schools are often times not as funded as much as they should be.  This means that we as teachers have to get creative and find resources that are … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Be Strong?

For most people the first thing that comes to mind when they hear the word “strong” is raw strength, such as muscles.  But when we hear the phrase “Play to your strengths”, most people don’t mean play to your raw … Continue reading

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Add Art

What is STEAM? STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. These are all important to incorporate into the classroom to give students a chance to use different fields. The recent addition of art is to help … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: STE(A)M Power

Howdy bloggers, This week’s edition of An Interesting Perspective marks the last installment of the term. In today’s post, we will discuss STE(A)M and its incorporation into the classroom. STE(A)M activities are great ways to get students involved in the … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: The Nature of Science

Howdy bloggers, This week officially marks the seventh installment of An Interesting Perspective. In today’s post, we will discuss the importance of equity within the classroom, and how having an equitable classroom is beneficial to everyone. Picture this. You hear … Continue reading

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It Starts With Teachers

As teachers, children watch us constantly and often mimic our actions. This is why teachers need to be conscientious about their actions throughout the classroom. Teachers have their own opinions and biases about the world around them. If they are … Continue reading

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What does thinking look like?

It’s so simple to test students and grade them based on the facts they’ve memorized, but the whole point of education isn’t to memorize facts, but to develop students who can think critically and solve problems. If the classroom focuses on facts … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: Mirrors and Windows

Howdy Bloggers, Today marks the fifth official installment of An Interesting Perspective. In this post, we will discuss constructivism and the significance behind a student’s prior knowledge and experience. What is Constructivism?  As defined by David T. Crowther in his article … Continue reading

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The impact of a feather

Socrates could be talking about anything here, and I’m sure we could apply this statement to anything. Today, we’re going to apply it to knowledge- specifically the knowledge of students. Students don’t come into your classroom as empty vessels waiting … Continue reading

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