Day: June 23, 2020

Inspire Students to Consider Careers in Mining Innovation with All-New Dig Into Mining Career Resources  

If students can’t see it, they can’t be it! Exposing students to a wide variety of industries and career paths is key to expanding their interest in STEM careers. In partnership with Freeport-McMoranDig Into Mining provides students with a deeper understand of the mining industry overall, and new career profiles give students the opportunity to discover how professionals in the industry are solving real-world problems. 

Each profile includes a video highlighting a Freeport-McMoran professional in their work environment, along with an accompanying career guide that will give students a more in-depth perspective on the role.  With these easy-to-access

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Teaching in the Fall: Get Ready to Meet Students Where They Are

First Person


Ariel Sacks

As this extraordinary school year wraps up, with all its chaos and trauma, and many unknowns swirling about the future, one big question looms: Where should we focus our attention as we prepare for the coming school year?

People are understandably concerned about academic backslide. But before we rush to catch students up to prequarantine goals, we need to understand what’s happened and where it leaves our students. Our job has always been to meet students where they are, never more so than now.

Normal Is Gone

Before we begin planning for students, we must

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Q&A Collections: Classroom-Management Advice – Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo

During the summer, I will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past nine years. You can see all those collections from the first eight years here.

Here are the ones I’ve posted so far:

This Year’s Most Popular Q&A Posts

Race & Racism in Schools

School Closures & the Coronavirus Crisis

Today’s theme is on Classroom-Management Advice. You can see the list following this excerpt from one of them:

* ‘It’s Vital to Focus on Student Engagement’

Heather Wolpert-Gawron, Rita Platt, Gabriella Corales, Leticia Skae-Jackson, and Madeline Whitaker Good offer their best classroom-management

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