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Contrary to popular belief, “active engagement” involves more than “hands-on” instruction.

 

When students are fully engaged in a task, they are actively doing and actively thinking. While hands are engaged, minds should be questioning, sorting...

As educators or parents or just as adults, we all acknowledge that there are differences between boys and girls as well as differences between women and men.

 

It is imperative that we acknowledge gender differences in the students in our classrooms and...

We're kicking off our New Year's K-12 countdowns with the most popular education articles that ran on TeachHUB this year.

 

Here are the top 12 TeachHUB Articles of 2009 based on your visits:

 

Real teaching isn't all apples, honor students and cutely decorated bulletin boards. Frank Stepnowski's Why Are All the Good Teachers Crazy? shows just how real things can get in the classroom.

 

Stepnowski's honest, hilarious stories from his 20 years...

More and more schools have had to make the hard decision to either keep or cut out the schools library. The sad thing is, that’s the schools first thing they think of when making budget cuts.

 

While advances in eReaders and online research capabilities may seem...

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Fed up with building pilgrim hats out of paper bags? Try one of these less predictable, equally educational Thanksgiving activities for kids.

Fed up with building pilgrim hats out of paper bags? Try one of these less predictable, equally...

Get your high school students excited about Halloween with these clever and fun lesson ideas for grades 9-12.

Get your high school students excited about Halloween with these clever and fun lesson ideas for...

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The Super Bowl practically counts as a national holiday, especially for your more sports-crazed...

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For educators, summer vacation is undoubtedly a great perk, but there are 5 big reasons why...

As we look to what the future of teacher tenure may be, it’s important to recognize a few key...

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Anti-bullying activist Jodee Blanco shares her 10-step guide for teachers to create a bully-free...