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Building Teacher-Student Relationships Across Ethnicities

A common part of the teacher application and interview process is what is known as an empathy test. It measures the ability of a candidate to put themselves in the students’ place and to see a situation from their perspective. One of the critical questions is: “Is it important for your students to like you?” A “yes” response is what the interviewer wants to see – no qualifications, like “respect.”

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Posted on October 30, 2017 at 12:24pm

Building Teacher-Student Relationships Across Ethnicities

A common part of the teacher application and interview process is what is known as an empathy test. It measures the ability of a candidate to put themselves in the students’ place and to see a situation from their perspective. One of the critical questions is: “Is it important for your students to like you?” A “yes” response is what the interviewer wants to see – no qualifications, like “respect.”

What…

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Posted on October 30, 2017 at 12:00pm

Apps for Classroom: How to Make Your Lessons More Interesting and Involve Children to Educational Process

Technology has entered the classroom. The only question is, is it helping your lesson or disrupting it? Yes, it’s very good at the latter. No matter how often we might yell at kids that they need to put away their smartphones, they’ll still find some way to peek and not pay attention. Fortunately, it’s not all bad news. You can also co-opt the device into your lessons and in that way make the learning experience better for all.

Here are some of the best apps to help you do exactly…

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Posted on May 29, 2017 at 6:43am

The Most Popular Professions in 2020: What Should We Expect?

The world is changing so quickly that it sometimes seems like we’re spinning around the sun at an ever faster rate. What that means career wise is that you shouldn’t look to what is important now, but also what is going to be important in a few years’ time.

In that way, you won’t end up training yourself up for a job that won’t be in the market in a few years. So how do you do that? You look to what the future predicts. What are the many ways that jobs will change in the years to…

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Posted on May 19, 2017 at 3:01am

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