7 Ways to Foster Parent Engagement

As educators, we all know how crucial parental engagement is to a student’s success in school. We wish that we could engage all parents with the snap of our fingers. For some parents, teachers don’t even have to do that much. And yet, other parents take far more cajoling. Try some of the hints listed … Continue reading 7 Ways to Foster Parent Engagement

Social Media Guidelines

Social media and networking sites such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook are great ways to connect and share educational resources to enhance the classroom experience. We at Professional Educators of Tennessee, encourage teachers, students, staff, and other school community to use these platforms. We know these tools to be valuable both in and out of … Continue reading Social Media Guidelines

OCTOBER IS NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH

Bullying is certainly an important topic which we should always take seriously and speak against. But during October, you should speak out louder than ever against bullying and the consequences which can result from allowing it to continue. Research shows that the negative effects of bullying can be long-lasting and include such conditions as chronic … Continue reading OCTOBER IS NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH

Boss’s Day Gift Ideas

Here in the US, we have this holiday that comes around every October which used to always catch me off guard. And I'm guessing the same thing may have happened to many of you. I am referring to that day called Boss’s Day which is on October 16th this year. We decided to give you a “heads-up” this year … Continue reading Boss’s Day Gift Ideas

Test Taking Strategies

Most standardized tests employ multiple-choice questions. Here’s a list of test-taking strategies that students should use to answer multiple-choice questions: Read the entire question first. Students read the entire question first to make sure they understand what it’s asking. For questions about a reading passage, students read the questions first to guide their reading. Look … Continue reading Test Taking Strategies