Posted inCurrent Events in Education

How Educators Can Fight Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in Our Communities

Have you signed up for The Educator’s Room Daily Newsletter? Click here and support independent journalism! Human Trafficking Awareness Month January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Most folks equate human trafficking (HT) with labor trafficking and sex trafficking that happens elsewhere. People will name other countries or discuss a movie they saw with dramatic kidnappings and […]

Posted inClassroom Management, Current Events in Education, Featured, High School, Middle School

High School Classroom Management 101: Building Relationships

Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships. Stephen Covey from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People   [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” […]

Posted inChild Development, Featured, From the Front Lines, Instruction & Curriculum

Moving Into Young Adulthood – The Development of Our 14-16 Year-Olds

Those of us who are fortunate enough to watch our fourteen-, fifteen- and sixteen-year-olds develop into young men and women sit with bated breath as they begin making choices in life that will stick with them for some time. Let’s see where these kiddos are in their five areas of development. Cognitive Development: These kids […]