Author Archives: TeacherStep

Leading Trends in Education To Get Behind

Advancements in technology are reshaping the classroom and the way students and educators interact. Schools around the country are embracing the multimedia revolution and integrating new software and devices into their course work. Here are five trends sweeping the nation in education and how you can jump on board. 1. BYOD. “Bring Your Own Device” […]

Flipping the Classroom: A Basic How-To Guide

A movement in education, referred to as “flipping the classroom,” is slowly grabbing the attention of teachers and administrators alike, possibly redefining the future of education. The genius is in its simplicity: flipping the work done in the classroom with the work traditionally done at home. The idea is for students to study the basic […]

Serious Courses for Serious Teachers. What Do Your Courses Say About You?

When searching for teacher certification credits online for license renewal, you will run into a plethora of different options offered to you through various search engine results. The choices are endless, really, everything from inexpensive hourly credits in any course of your choice to strict and rigid courses. Do you want graduate credit or do […]

What is the Common Core, Anyway?

The Common Core State Standards is a U.S. education initiative seeking to align the varied curricula between states. Established in 2009 by the National Governors Association, the new initiatives for standards in literacy and mathematics was developed as a solution to high school graduates not being adequately prepared for what adult-life requires. The new standards […]

Common Core Resources “Common Core Standards for Kindergarten through 12th grade serve as a map assisting teachers with planning instruction, crafting their own lessons and linking their plans with the standards. CorePlanner enables you to check and document Common Core Standards for Math and English as they apply to each lesson plan.” “Amazing teachers, amazing Common Core […]