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Reignite Your Passion This Summer: 5 Tips for Teachers

As the school year draws to a close, teachers often find themselves balancing relief with anticipation for the months ahead. While summer vacation is commonly viewed as a time for rest and relaxation, it also offers a unique opportunity for personal growth and creative renewal. At Curiosity 2 Create, we believe summer can be both enjoyable and profoundly productive for educators, ensuring they return to the classroom with renewed energy and enthusiasm.

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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.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Celebrate your Milestones

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Jun 03, 2024 / 0 comments

June. In the northern hemisphere, the sixth month of the year holds far more than its thirty days. 

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Celebrate your Milestones

Nuggets of goodness like the summer solstice, the half-way point of the year, and the end of the typical school year juxtapose the anxiety of what comes from that aforementioned half-way point and ending of the typical school year. 

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Essential Must-Haves for Aspiring English Teachers Abroad

Teaching English as a foreign language presents an incredible opportunity for individuals seeking both professional growth and personal adventure. With more than 1.5 billion learners of English worldwide, the demand for skilled English teachers is immense and continues to grow. 

Essential Must-Haves for Aspiring English Teachers Abroad

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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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10 Core Competencies for Effective School Counselors

School counselors play an essential role in helping students navigate their academic and personal journeys. They are not only a resource for students facing challenges, but also guides who can steer them toward fulfilling futures. Effective school counselors must master a range of competencies to provide holistic support in academic, social, and emotional development. These skills include active listening, cultural sensitivity, and crisis intervention, among others.

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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.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: You vs. You

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May 06, 2024 / 0 comments

It’s that time of year again. In the northern hemisphere, we’re in the sprung part of spring and students across the board can see the end in sight. University students are on their home stretch to finals, educators who’ve taught forever are preparing their retirement parties, and the ‘what will I do after graduation’ decision is upon us. 

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