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  • 21st Century Science Educators

    74 members Latest Activity: Jul 24, 2017 How can science teachers best use the tools of today, without sacrificing lab experiences or inquiry?

  • Inquiry

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

  • Biology Teachers

    23 members Latest Activity: Jul 24, 2017 Just want to link up with any Biology teachers out there.

  • Science Teachers

    48 members Latest Activity: Jul 25, 2017 Connect with other science teachers from around the globe and share innovative ideas or thoughts on science education

  • Brain Based Teaching

    139 members Latest Activity: Jul 12, 2016 A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain…

  • Diigo

    143 members Latest Activity: Dec 17, 2015 How are you using Diigo in learning environments? This research tool has a great deal of potential for individuals and groups looking to grow…

  • Using Probing Questions in Science

    5 members Latest Activity: Oct 17, 2013

    A group where educators can collaborate on creating probing questions that identify misconceptions related to science concepts inlcuding, but not…

  • 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.

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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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