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Video: What Makes A Principal Great!

Video: What Makes A Principal Great!

Video blogger Kate Cohen discusses what makes a principal great! School success is dependent on a great principal and the school community cannot flourish without an effective principal. What makes a great principal? Watch the video and find out!

 
Video: STEM Education Q & A

Video: STEM Education Q & A

Video blogger Kate Cohen presents STEM Education Q & A! Learn everything you need to know about the hot educational trend and why corporations are backing STEM literacy to promote STEM jobs! Watch the video now!

 
Dealing With Test Anxiety

Dealing With Test Anxiety

Video Blogger Kate Cohen discusses test anxiety which affects students, parents, educators now more than ever before.
Research shows that stress can play a beneficial role in competition including high stakes tests. Kate gives test taking tips for educators on how to best deal with test anxiety and use it to your advantage.

 
Video: Teacher Appreciation During Teacher Appreciation Week!

Video: Teacher Appreciation During Teacher Appreciation Week!

Let’s talk about teacher appreciation! Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6th to May 10th 2013 and Teacher Appreciation Day is May 7th. Are you ready to say thank you and recognize the hard working, fantastic teachers in your life? Watch the video and find out Kate’s ideas on the best way to do so!

 
Video: Teaching Kids to Code

Video: Teaching Kids to Code

What are the advantages of teaching kids to code? Millions watched the viral video on code.org trying to convince the younger generation to learn to code. But is the reason to learn coding to get a high powered job where you sit around in a beautiful office, making tons of money and eating fancy free food or to learn problem solving skills and perseverance? Watch the video and find out!

 
Video: Video Games in the Classroom

Video: Video Games in the Classroom

Kate Cohen discusses whether commercial video games like SimCity have a place in the classroom. Is this the end of education as we know it? Maybe it is and maybe it is not a bad thing! Watch the video and learn more!

 
Video: The Role of Michelle Obama and Nutrition in Our Schools

Video: The Role of Michelle Obama and Nutrition in Our Schools

Kate discusses the efforts of Michelle Obama in improving nutrition in school in order to fight childhood obesity which is the greatest threat to the country’s health according to the surgeon general, Regina Benjamin.

Do you think that Michelle Obama should be involved in telling the rest of us what to eat? Kate says “Yes.” Watch the video and learn more!

 
Video: Implications of Common Core Standards for Students of Color

Video: Implications of Common Core Standards for Students of Color

School Matters video blogger Kate Cohen discusses the implications of common core state standards for students of color. Are state standards harming or improving the scores of low performing students? Watch the video and learn more!