Stem education

5 Ways STEM Education Improves Student Learning

Learning about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) can empower students and build their confidence. As advances in STEM fields continue to accelerate, educators are putting greater emphasis on developing students’ scientific and mathematical skills to prepare them for future career opportunities. But, the benefits of STEM subjects go beyond preparing students for future jobs.…

Media Literacy Education

5 Steps to Integrating Media Literacy into Social Studies

Teaching media literacy in social studies helps students become responsible citizens who can make informed decisions. Media literacy is the ability to identify types of digital content, understand the messages they convey, and evaluate their sources. While children can quickly learn how to use new technology, educators have a responsibility to show them how to…

prevent cyberbullying

How Can School Administrators Prevent Cyberbullying?

Today, technology surrounds children everywhere. However, with the incredible blessings of the digital era — such as instant access to countless learning resources — comes a big problem: cyberbullying. School administrators can help teachers, students and parents prevent cyberbullying and protect the well-being of the school community. What is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is the use of…

Critical Race Theory

Critical Race Theory

Critical Race Theory (CRT) has become a difficult political topic, leaving many educators wondering how to approach the subject with parents, teachers, and students. Knowing the history behind CRT and why people support or oppose it can help you address concerns, support teachers, and demonstrate your commitment to student well-being.   What is Critical Race…

Adverse Childhood Experiences

How Educators Can Reverse the Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Too often, children struggle to meet academic standards because traumatic events impair their ability to learn and excel in school. As an educator, you can help these children succeed by understanding how adverse childhood experiences shape behavioral and cognitive development, and by implementing a social-emotional learning program that teaches students and teachers effective coping strategies.…

Parents engaged in child education

Parent Engagement in Early Learning

One of the most important classrooms is the home. Students learn from careful observation and paying close attention to what life lessons parents have to offer. Parent engagement in early learning is important because it helps students develop skills that will benefit them in life, and education, according to the December 2019 paper, “What is…