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August 24, 2017
Top Tips

Classroom Icebreakers for All Subjects

Your new students expect a lot from you this school year. How do you break the ice, and get them engaged, right off the bat? Here we present icebreaking activities for 8 high school subjects, with a few additional ideas that will work for any subject you teach.

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August 11, 2017
Experiential Learning

Give Them a Real-Life Education

Don’t forget that a big portion of your child’s future success stems from the education they acquire outside of school. Here we offer parents suggestions for maximizing children’s real-life learning, through activities the kids can do with you, or on their own.

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July 10, 2017
Top Tips

Summertime Prep for a Great School Year: 10 Tips for Teachers

In the last half of summer, while we’re still trying to enjoy some “down time,” we can’t help anticipating the new school year. How can we make it the best ever? Here are 10 tips to help you get excited and prepared for Back-To-School, while you still have time to think.

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June 23, 2017
Experiential Learning

Authentic Learning: Teaching for “Real Life”

As educators, our mission is to help prepare young minds not only for college, but also for life – in the real world. Here is a discussion of the trend toward “authentic learning,” with some concrete ideas for incorporating experiential and vocational learning into lesson plans for Math, History, English, Biology, Chemistry, and Geography.

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June 8, 2017
College, Career and Life Readiness

Can Success Be Taught?

How much influence can a teacher or parent really have on our children’s lives? Can we teach them to be successful? Envision is not alone in our belief that success doesn’t just happen – it is created – and yes, we adults can help.

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May 1, 2017
Experiential Learning

Law Day: Lessons in American Democracy

Identify and inspire the potential lawyers and legislators in your classroom, by celebrating Law Day 2017 (May 1). This year’s theme explores one of the most significant pieces of legislation in our country’s history: “The 14th Amendment: Transforming American Democracy.”