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The advancement of new education technology is transforming classrooms across the globe. From hand-held tablets to 3D models, teachers are implementing new tools to optimize learning experiences.   Students who struggle with understanding complex concepts -- whether it’s a math problem or understanding how molecules react -- can benefit from innovative learning tools. Various education technologies work to engage students, helping them understand complicated ideas through visualization and...

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With only a couple weeks left of summer, it's time to start thinking about the beginning of a new school year. Start off the semester right; show appreciation to your new teachers with these thoughtful, cost-effective gifts. Pencil bouquets Snag a few of these jars from the Target dollar section or your local dollar store to make the perfect teacher gift. Here are the supplies you'll need: Glass jar...

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Summer is the season for improving your teaching -- but how do you decide which area to focus on first? Your students have the answer. Student feedback is critical to classroom success, and these evaluations can serve as the starting point for improving your teaching. Getting feedback -- particularly negative feedback (A.K.A. “constructive criticism”) -- is not as simple as it sounds. It’s easy to get defensive, take comments personally, or formulate...

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