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Connecting School Curriculum with the Real World

Connecting School Curriculum to the real world

Teachers have long extolled the virtues of prepping students for the ‘real world.’ But what happens when that world is advancing at an unprecedented pace? As we moved away from a farming culture to a society of industrialized workers, our educational models naturally evolved, too. Now, with technological changes barreling forward at breakneck speeds, educators are […]

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6 Ways to Build Rapport with Struggling Students: An Interview with a C- Student Who's Now a Professional Portrait Artist

Build Rapport with Struggling Students

Sometimes the student who doesn’t seem to care is actually just frustrated. This is one of my favorite takeaways from my interview with portrait artist Jon Kardamis. To say that Jon struggled in high school would be putting it mildly. History, math, and English just did not come easily to him. But he loved art. […]

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5 Easy Accommodations for Special Ed or Struggling Learners

5 Easy Accomodations

Thanks to Alexx Seipp, Customer Experience Manager here at Teach 4 the Heart and creator of Genius Fishes for contributing this article. Subscribe to the Teach 4 the Heart Podcast. Differentiation, universal design for learning, accommodations, and modifications are huge buzzwords in teaching right now. Many districts are moving away from special education classes and putting […]

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Simple Solutions to Track Missing Work: End the Missing Work Confusion

Subscribe to the Teach 4 the Heart Podcast. Tracking & collecting missing work may just be the bane of many teachers’ existence. It can be so hard to keep everything straight & incredibly frustrating trying to hound students to get it turned in. Aside from simply throwing zero’s in the gradebook and moving on, there’s no […]

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