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Examining Summer Learning Loss

Take a moment to think back to when you were in school. Wasn’t it always interesting how the first few weeks of school were review?

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Doctoral resources

Ph.D. vs. Ed.D. for Educators

Whether an educator is enrolled in a degree program or just going to work every day, they are always learning new skills to improve their

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Professional development

All About Understanding by Design

Many districts now use the “understanding by design” process to create curricula. Curriculum design creates an overall blueprint for a class which generally includes a pacing

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Professional development

Summer School for Teachers

Summer is the time to relax and recharge for most people, but for teachers, it’s also a time to take advantage of professional development opportunities.

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Master's resources

How to Become a Music Teacher

A music teacher has the amazing responsibility of instilling excitement for music within their students. What Does a Music Teacher Do? Elementary For most music

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Professional development

How to Use Retrieval Practice Effectively

What is Retrieval Practice? The retrieval practice is a method that helps students retain information. Particularly, it assists students in processing and pulling out knowledge