As you’re going through lesson plans this summer and prepping for the upcoming school year, you might be surprised to know that some of the most advanced educational tools for developing creativity … are right in your kids’ toy bin. Read more »
Now that school’s out, your students are going to have plenty of time on their hands to go exploring. Should you be concerned? Read more »
Did you know that teachers work 99% as many hours as the average full-time employee—but in 25% less time? And that 46% of teachers work over 20 hours per week outside of the classroom, doing unpaid tasks like grading papers and running extracurricular activities? Read more »
This week is National Teacher Appreciation Week—a time in which we can all reflect on those teachers in our lives who made us who we are today. At Imagine Learning, we know that a dedicated teacher can make all the difference in the life of a child. There is perhaps no pursuit more noble in this life.
To kick things off, here’s one of our favorite videos about the teachers who made a difference in our lives. Take a minute to watch the video, and then help us start out our week of appreciation by leaving a comment thanking the teacher who made the greatest impact on your life.rtmp://sas-Flash.OnstreamMedia.com/ondemand/FlashDMSP/imaginelearn/Twitter/Thank_You.flv
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Who was one of your favorite teachers, and why?
Teaching can be a labor of love. It’s challenging, time-consuming, and frustrating. But it’s also one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet. Yet, it requires a tremendous amount of time, both in and outside of the classroom. Which means that your personal time … can sometimes get skipped over. But don’t worry—we’ve listed a few simple tips to help you lower the stress and increase the fun. Read more »