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Teaching through Disruption: COVID-19 and the Future of Education – Plus Resource List (Part 3)

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed struggles and strategies related to transitioning to online learning, and in Part 2 we discussed ways to…

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Teaching through Disruption: Maintaining Connections (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed struggles and general tips related to a sudden transition to online learning with high school students. In…

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Teaching through Disruption: Struggles and Strategies (Part 1)

As the novel coronavirus has swept across the world, teachers in the United States, like many teachers elsewhere, have found their schools suddenly disrupted and…

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Helping Students Deal with Disruptions Caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the world reels from the novel coronavirus, also called COVID-19, educators, parents, and students are scrambling to adjust to changing circumstances. There are many…

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Helping Students Succeed in Online Courses

It may seem surprising that students often struggle in online courses. After all, our students are growing up in an online environment. However, succeeding in…

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Preparing Students for College and Career

A few summers ago, I called all the high schools in the North American Division (NAD) on behalf of CIRCLE to get a feel for…

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Helping Students Understand Grade Point Averages

A few years back, one of my high school Seniors told me that she wanted to know what she could do to have a 3.5…

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Teaching Students about Alternatives to College

As educators, we frequently remind students of the value of attending traditional 4-year colleges, and it is true that there are many benefits for students…

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SMART Goals: Helping Students Set Goals Effectively

Students often want to do better, but fail to improve because they don’t know how to set appropriate goals or move toward them. Teaching students…

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Tips for Using Prep Time Effectively

People generally picture teachers standing in front of a classroom. Teachers know, though, that teaching also includes a lot of prep work outside of class…

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Helping Students Process Advice

As our students move through their school years, they are making some of the biggest decisions of their lives: Should they focus on their education…

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