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What Does an Educational Consultant Do?

An educational consultant helps students at a pivotal moment in life: the transition to college. Learn more about the path to becoming an educational consultant.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

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7 Education Policy Issues That Need to Be Solved in 2020

The most pressing education policy issues in 2020 include teaching during a pandemic, finding new sources of K-12 funding, and paying teachers fairly.

Friday, September 25, 2020

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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