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Teacher Appreciation Videos

We love teachers, and so does the internet. Here are the best teacher appreciation videos out there, because we really cannot thank you enough. Enjoy! We at Gradeable see you changing the world, one student at a time [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=necJufnyh5g] BuzzFeed and Target remind us why teachers have the toughest job [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2LNK2MW_xQ] Google thanks…

8 Successful People Thank a Teacher

“A great teacher is a key to success.” —Jon Hamm One of the greatest contributions that teachers make is nurturing life-long learners and positive contributor to society. Success takes years to develop and teachers often don’t see the fruits of their labor. However, like us at Gradeable, some people took time to acknowledge the teachers who helped build the solid…

ProTip Wednesday: 10 Activities to Get to Know Your Students Better

As we close out our month on student engagement strategies, let’s leave with the number one secret weapon your teacher arsenal: getting to know your students. We’ve touched upon this very important subject before: 5 Differentiation Strategies to Increase Engagement 8 Ways to Make Students Care Getting to know students it not just for the…

We Asked Students, ‘What Makes a Good Teacher?’ Here’s What They Said

As our student engagement month comes to a close, we asked students what they thought made a good teacher. The answers we got confirmed what we thought: a good teacher is enthusiastic, passionate, and able to connect with different types of students. Here are some more thoughts students had on teachers and school: Who is…