COVID Funding for Education
CARES, ESSER, HEERF, GEER....is your head spinning with letters? With additional funding for education to assist with planning in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, there's a lot to process in terms of what is meant for which purpose, and we're here to help.
[Distance Learning Activities] 3 Ideas for Students to Reflect on 2020
We wouldn't be able to teach history in our classroom if no one had documented it, and because no two experiences are alike, it is a valuable exercise to encourage our students to document their own experiences at 2020's end. Here are 3 ideas for students to reflect on 2020 as a learning assignment, social-emotional wellbeing exercise, or just a fun holiday tradition they can start with their families:
Introducing...Engage Every Learner™ Content Fall 2020!
We pledged to give you new content - for education on virus prevention, directional crowd control, and social-emotional wellbeing - on TOP of tons of new pieces for traditional and virtual instruction! We've delivered.
A Student-Run Print Shop Teaches CTE Skills at Higgins Middle School
Read about how Higgins Middle School, a VariQuest Super School, is empowering their students with a student-run print shop teaching entrepreneurial and real-world CTE skills.
[Checklist] 6 Steps Toward a 21st Century Learning Environment
Build a successful CTE program in a 21st Century learning environment for the highest level of student achievement with this checklist from VariQuest.
6 New Educational Web Tools for Teachers
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
5 Ways to Improve Teaching with Brain-Based Research
"If we're going to improve our practice of teaching it's important to understand how the brain learns." Melissa Hughes, Ph.D. explains the importance of whole brain teaching and learning in this article.
Before the School Year Begins...
I decided that before I can start posting about what I'm doing this year, I needed to share some of my favorite strategies from last year ...
Rural High School Engages District & Community with Student-Based Enterprise
Read how a rural high school is providing unique and effective career and technical education options in their Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) program.