A teacher sits at a desk looking at a laptop and writing in a notebook.

The Virtual Teacher’s Guide to Online Teaching: Tools, Strategies, and Resources

How can teachers keep students engaged in an online classroom? Learn more about how online teaching tools and strategies can promote better digital learning.

Thursday, September 24, 2020

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What Is Edutainment? Tips for Mixing Education and Entertainment in the Classroom

The edutainment definition is educational entertainment with the goal of making learning enjoyable. Discover what edutainment is and how teachers use it.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

An empty classroom with old wooden desks, chairs placed upside down on desktops, and an old-fashioned chalkboard.

Inequality in Public School Funding: Key Issues & Solutions for Closing the Gap

Millions of students and educators in the US grapple with disparities in their schools on a daily basis. The harsh reality is some schools have the benefit of quality buildings and facilities, while others must make do with leaking ceilings and makeshift gymnasiums.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

A father, mother, and daughter meet with a special education advocate.

What Is the Role of a Special Education Advocate?

What is the role of a special education advocate? Explore how special education advocates empower families and help them get the support their children need.

Friday, September 4, 2020

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Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

Students in US schools are increasingly diverse. Learn more about teaching strategies that address culturally and linguistically diverse students.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

A diverse group of high school students sit at desks in a classroom.

Classroom Segregation: History and Current Impact on Student Education

The history of classroom segregation in the US reflects the nation's continuing legacy of racism and systemic racial inequality.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

A young woman looks at her smartphone.

LGBTQ Cyberbullying: How to Combat Online Attacks Against Youth

How can educators combat LGBTQ cyberbullying? Explore how American University’s School of Education online programs can help educators become informed leaders.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

A smiling college student surrounded by books and notebooks sits on a sofa using a laptop.

How Long Does It Take to Write an Education Dissertation? Guide to Sharing Research Findings

How long does it take to write an education dissertation? Learn about the dissertation process and explore tips for writing a successful education dissertation.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Mother and daughter attend parent-teacher conference.

Parent-Teacher Communication: Strategies for Effective Parent Inclusion & Engagement

Explore how American University’s Master of Arts in Teaching can help you develop effective parent-teacher communication skills and pursue a teaching career.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020