Articles by author: Robyn D. Shulman

5 Unique Things That Make A Science Curriculum Stand Out

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Who was your favorite teacher growing up? What do you remember about this person and why? There are two main reasons students tend to be most engaged and motivated to learn from their classroom teachers: When teachers are passionate and excited about the content they’re teaching, and when students feel their teachers like and care…

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5 Benefits of Using EBooks in an ELL Classroom

What is your favorite tool for teaching in an ELL or Bilingual classroom? When I taught ESL at the elementary and middle school level, I noticed a pattern forming that took place quite often when new students arrived in my classroom. The pattern was almost a given – and was not something I expected to…

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Science Comes to Life with Kate the Chemist

Who loves Science? We at Summit K12 do, and we are so excited to bring you this exclusive interview with Dr. Kate Biberdorf, “Kate the Chemist!” From her site, “Dr. Kate Biberdorf is a chemist, science entertainer, and professor at The University of Texas. Through her theatrical and hands-on approach to teaching, Dr. Biberdorf is breaking down the…

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How Humor & Education Go Together

Today, more than ever, it is essential to have some fun and humor at school. Regardless if you’re a student, a teacher, or an administrator, we all need a good laugh as we face many changes in education. At Summit K12, we are having fun creating the most personalized curriculum for the Texas Science Adoption in…

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10 Ways to Build a Bridge Between ELL & Mainstream Teachers

It’s that time of the year again! Back to School! Being an ELL or Bilingual teacher comes with many gifts and challenges. What is one challenge you face the most in your professional teaching career? Many ELL teachers say lacking communication with mainstream teachers can be one of the most significant challenges they face in…

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5 Ways Music Affects Learning

What song takes you back to a specific time or place? Did you ever get that feeling you were reliving a special moment when you heard a song from your past? Favorite songs can trigger our memory in various ways. I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “The song is stuck in my head,” demonstrating that…

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The Importance of Teaching Science

Do you remember a favorite Science teacher or Science class you had in high school or college? I have fond memories of different teachers who taught Science in a fun, witty, and engaging manner. Watching some of the most comedic educators perform science experiments in school was quite often the highlight of my day during my…

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With Walmart Health Shuttering Its Doors, Retail Healthcare Has to Rethink Its Role & Strategy in Primary Care
May 28, 2024

Retail healthcare is an uncertain slice of the U.S. healthcare industry, being defined by both recent strategic retreats and bold expansions which have sparked crucial discussions about the future of primary care services within the retail sector. The most recent news that shocked the industry was the shuttering of Walmart Health, Walmart’s 51 health…

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Edge Computing Smart Cities Experts Talk
Edge Computing is the Foundation for Scaled Smart Cities. How Can the Industry Accelerate Adoption?
May 28, 2024

As cities globally accelerate their transformation into “smart cities,” the integration of a capable computing ecosystem to complement smart city initiatives has become an important part of smart city success. How critical will edge computing be in that ecosystem, and in the facilitation of today’s and tomorrow’s smart city projects, especially with where smart…

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The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration
May 28, 2024

The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the global emphasis on privacy is emerging as a powerful disruptor, fundamentally transforming how businesses collect and integrate customer data. This shift is not merely a regulatory hurdle but a profound evolution in societal values, recognizing…

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Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment
Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment Practices
May 28, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Dr. Marisa Randazzo to discuss the importance of continuous improvement in threat assessment practices.  Dr. Randazzo shares her extensive experience in threat assessment, emphasizing the importance of quality training and to regularly evaluate and enhance their threat assessment…

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Bringing Back The Joy of Teaching
October 11, 2022

Over the summer, many teachers packed up their classrooms, closed their doors, and said goodbye when the end of the day bell rang – for good. When schools closed throughout the country for the past few years, teachers had to learn how to teach from afar and figure out different ways to support the needs…

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6 Ways Teachers Can Combat Learning Loss for Multilingual Learners
July 12, 2022

There are 4.9 Million Multilingual Learners in the United States If you are a multilingual teacher, you have made it through one of the most challenging times in history as an educator. Although the pandemic brought on trying times in education, there are always silver linings in problematic situations. During Covid, the transition to remote learning has…

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