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  • Inquiry

    28 members Latest Activity: Jul 25, 2017 A group for teachers using inquiry in their classrooms.

  • Language Learners

    96 members Latest Activity: Aug 5, 2015 Welcome, Bienvenidos, Bienvenue, Benvenuto, Salve, Willkommen...Educators of Languages for Grades K-12.

  • Project-Based Learning (PBL)

    293 members Latest Activity: Jun 16, 2016 This group is for those who implement the project-based learning model or want to learn more about it.

  • Playful Learning

    59 members Latest Activity: Aug 22, 2015 You've heard that play is the brains favorite way of learning. So why isn't play incorporated in more learning experiences?

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5 Ways to Teach Kids Essay Writing at Home

Teachers are busy people. They usually have enough time to go through the lectures and leave space fordiscussions at the end of the class. When it comes to teaching essay writing, however, they don’t have enough spacein their program.They will explain what the essay structure is supposed to look like. They will assign a topic. And that’s it. Thestudent is left under a huge pressure to figure out the essay writing process.As parents, we’re responsible to make this easier on our kids. This…See More
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Simple Ways To Be A More Compassionate Teacher

The lack of social and emotional skills can lead to burnout. Unfortunately, it’s not easy to develop theseskills. No one taught us these skills when we were kids. We also didn’t know that they’re vital in our adultlife and they can be developed.Schools are just starting to understand how emotions can affect students’ way of learning and overall well-being. Thus, students who were lucky enough to have compassionate teachers growing up have been trainedto develop gratitude and compassion. These…See More
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