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Beyond the Notes: Unleashing the Cultural and Educational Power of Music

When Ken Burns completed his film about jazz, he said, “I have made a film about jazz that tries to look through jazz to see what it tells us about who we are as a people.” And in his film Country Music, he quotes Merle Haggard saying that country music is “about those things we believe in, but can’t see.…” In these observations, Ken Burns and Merle Haggard capture music’s special impact and role as it touches and enriches all of our lives.

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Academized Educator on Teaching Essay Structure

As a teacher, one of the most challenging tasks is teaching students how to structure their essays effectively. 

A well-structured essay not only helps the reader follow the writer's thought process but also demonstrates the writer's ability to organize their ideas coherently. Teaching essay structure can be daunting, but with the right approach, you can help your students master this essential skill. Teaching essay structure is essential for students to express their ideas clearly and logically. 

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Thriving in the Tutoring Business: Steps to Financial Success


Tutoring businesses are growing in popularity. So much so that even K-dramas have used tutoring businesses as the background for romantic stories

The increased demand for personalised education services makes launching a tutoring business an attractive option. However, this popularity also brings high competition, which can significantly impact the profitability of your business. It's essential to be aware of these risks and plan strategically to stand out and succeed in this crowded market.

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Empowering Students: 4 Techniques for Delivering Effective Feedback

Feedback is essential to learning, as it helps students understand their strengths and weaknesses, identify areas for improvement, and track their progress. However, the process can be stressful for both teachers and students. 

Empowering Students: 4 Techniques for Delivering Effective Feedback

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Teaching in Andorra: A Guide for Educators Looking for Adventure

Ever caught yourself daydreaming about swapping the staff room for stunning mountain views? Teaching in Andorra might just be the ticket. Tucked away in the Pyrenees, Andorra's got more going for it than just Instagram-worthy landscapes. It's a place where teachers can mix their passion for the job with a dash of adventure. But don’t just pack your bags and go—there’s a bit more to it.

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Why Teachers Are Natural-Born Leaders

At a time in our country of great debate, there’s no debate about one thing: Teachers are the superstars of the U.S. education system. I’ve been leading special education teams and schools for 25 years of my 32-year social services career, and I continue to be amazed and awed every day by what teachers accomplish and how resourceful they are in accessing today’s youth. 

Why Teachers Are Natural-Born Leaders

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Tips for Enhancing Leadership Skills in Public Health Education

In the complex and ever-evolving field of public health, effective leadership is not just's essential. As public health professionals face a myriad of challenges ranging from disease outbreaks to health policy changes, the need for strong, dynamic leaders becomes increasingly apparent. But what makes a great leader in public health? It's not merely about having expertise in epidemiology or health policy; it's also about how you guide your team, make decisions, and inspire action.

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Culture and Communication in Europe

When it comes to studying and traveling abroad to a different country, it’s not just the cost of plane tickets that you need to consider. There are several factors that someone must prepare for, including the different types of cultures that you need to prepare and adapt for. 

Culture and Communication in Europe

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The One Thing That’s Even More Important Than Teaching Curriculum

All children are unique. They have unique lives, with unique lived experiences and opportunities. They have unique strengths, needs, and interests. They have unique family units, backgrounds, and identities.

In schools, these unique children come together and share a learning environment. 

As teachers, we must find ways to embrace the uniqueness of the students we teach, while creating learning opportunities based on a singular curriculum.

Cicero Learning: An Improved Ancient Educational Model For Today's Kids

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Feb 22, 2024 / 0 comments

The field of education is in turmoil these days, for a variety of reasons. Countless families are searching for additional ways to provide the best education possible for their kids.

But where to start?

How do you know what to look for, whom to trust, and educational outcomes that prioritize your kid and their educational journey?