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Because of the high costs of a college education, returning to school and earning a degree is little more than a dream for some people. Fortunately, numerous education grants are available that can help fund a college education. While most people know about the Pell and other popular government grants, there are also quite a… Read More

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is one of the most prestigious and generous charitable organizations in the world. One of this organization’s highest priorities is the facilitation of improved educational opportunities all over the country. One means by which it accomplishes this goal is through a variety of “Bill Gates educational grants,” as they… Read More

Dwindling school budgets make it difficult for educators to bring innovation and creative practices into their classrooms. However, educators determined to bring the best to their students do not have to be limited by a small school budget. Multiple education foundations provide non-profit organizations and educators with the funds they need to bring revolutionary programs… Read More

Empowering your students to take the lead and develop strong leadership skills is one of the best gifts you can give them. It sets them up for success in the future, even if they’re not aware of it now. However, cultivating leadership practices within your classroom can be a challenging task unless you know how… Read More

Scholarship Resources

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Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid for Teacher College Students Helpful Resources to Afford Education Studies Are you figuring out how to afford your education degree? If a career in teaching or administration represents your future, and you’re looking for opportunities to help you afford college, you’ve arrived at the right place. Whether you’re a freshmen,… Read More

Every occupational field deals with changes, either from technological advancements or because of the way people view themselves and others. Nowhere is this more prevalent than teaching. The Bureau of Labor Statistics continually updates its list of occupations in the education, training, and library fields and predicts an expected 5% growth for all divisions in… Read More

Many educators prepare for their careers while in college and go directly into teaching upon graduation. For others, the passion for teaching doesn’t come until later. The traditional pathway to becoming a teacher may not be a good fit for those who already have a four-year degree in another field. According to the Bureau of… Read More

You’re hungry, passionate, and committed to pursuing an MEd degree. And you know that what you learn will benefit you and your students greatly. But the questions, concerns, and doubts start to emerge: Can I really do this while working full-time? Does online make sense? Can I afford it? We believe, yes – to all… Read More

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) defines trauma as a widespread health problem that “occurs as a result of violence, traumatic experiences abuse, neglect, loss, disaster, war and other emotionally harmful experiences.” Traumatic circumstances can occur singly as an acute event or occur repeatedly as with situations of neglect and abuse. According… Read More

How many of you dreaded the summer reading list during your school years? Be honest! I was a voracious reader, yet would read anything and everything except those titles mandated by next year’s teacher; it was an annual battle each summer. Now as adults, many of us yearn to find the time to pop a… Read More

How to Teach Reading Comprehension Over 33 million adults living in the U.S. cannot read or write. Children of parents who are functionally illiterate are 72% more likely to graduate high school with low reading comprehension skills. Additionally, these children are at risk for behavioral issues, getting poor grades and/or dropping out of school altogether…. Read More

Whether your school has an established STEAM program or you’re finding ways to incorporate STEM or STEAM into your curriculum, building a partnership between your school and a STEAM organization can greatly benefit your learning community. For starters, a partnership builds a bridge between classroom learning and life outside of school, providing an opportunity for real-world… Read More

STEAM Teaching Resources

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STEAM Education Teaching Resources It’s hard to remember a time when STEM fields – that’s science, technology, engineering, and math – weren’t the top priority in education. But as STEM pedagogy and practices have evolved, STEAM is gathering momentum – that’s STEM, but with an arts component (inclusive of the humanities, language arts, and fine… Read More

Think back to your middle or high school English class and the books you read. Great Gatsby? Lord of the Flies? Maybe 1984 or Les Misérables? While those are all important works, the literary canon has long been dominated by white authors, white perspectives, white characters — and those voices are often male. There are so… Read More

Finding a way to reach at-risk students who are struggling in various ways can be difficult, but social-emotional learning can open doors.  Copious research has shown that the impact of social-emotional learning (SEL) runs deep. SEL programs are shown to increase academic achievement and positive social interactions, and decrease negative outcomes later in life. SEL… Read More