Exploring Healthcare Careers to Spark Student Interests

The field of healthcare is chock full of careers that require four or fewer years of schooling, that pay well, are in-demand, and just sound downright fun. Exploring healthcare careers is great way to spark student interest in STEM. Click to read more.

Nutrition for Teachers: Quick Tips for Busy Educators

Educators’ days are filled with lesson planning, grading, meetings, prep, teaching, and countless other tasks. All of those work responsibilities need a lot of planning and execution. Do you ever view your nutrition that way? Read more for some tips on nutrition for teachers.

Coping Strategies for Students

Teachers make an average 3,500 decisions per day. As a former teacher, I’d argue we make significantly more than that. This especially goes for students who are struggling personally. Offering emotional encouragement, as well as coping strategies for students, is necessary as they often look to us for support.

Self Esteem Lessons: Tips for Building Student Self Confidence

Watching your students struggle in school can be disheartening. As both a mentor and a mother, I have noticed many things that educators can do to nurture self-confidence in students. Here are 5 tips on teaching your students meaningful self esteem lessons to re-empower them.

Stress Management Techniques for Students

Beyond teaching state standards and common core curriculum, we as educators can play a role in teaching self-care and stress management techniques for students. This kind of “toolkit” is just as important to ensure student success as exam preparation. Click to learn more.

Is STEM Interest Fading with Students?

There is no singular accepted definition of STEM. Industry has shifted their definition towards one that focuses on skills and innovation. K-16 education has moved into an age of random acts of STEM where many teachers know they need to be building STEM into their instruction, but don’t fully understand how and end up trying a bit of everything.

Cyberbullying in Schools: Prevention Tools for Today

Statistics show that 70% of K-12 students have witnessed cyberbullying in schools. While cyberbullying has become an all-too-familiar term over the past decade, the form it takes evolves with the ever-changing landscape of social media, online forums, and increasing cell phone use by what seems like younger and younger students.