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22 Feb 2021

7 minute read.

Supporting culturally responsive teaching during Black History Month and every day

We move into black history month on the heels of MLK Day, a national holiday celebrating Martin Luther King's outstanding leadership. The month-long acknowledgment is a chance for administrators and teachers to highlight the undeniable achievements and impact Black Americans have had on American History. Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Toni Morrison, and Maya Angelou, to name just a few, are more likely to make their way into school curriculums and classrooms in February than any other month of the year.

Lessonbee

22 Feb 2021

2 minute read.

What does health education have to do with domestic abuse?

The level of safety and security we feel at home directly contributes to our health and mental state. That’s not a revolutionary statement. Domestic abuse is a “silent pandemic” as numbers surge amid COVID-19. The stay at home order is creating a boiling point for those trapped in hostile homes and unsafe environments. The physical and mental toll it takes on those stuck with their abusers is unquestionably damaging. And, in quick succession, that stress and turmoil are passed to any children

Lessonbee

22 Feb 2021

2 minute read.

How Reflective Learning Gets You Ahead

One of Lessonbee’s leading features is Reflective Learning [https://lessonbee.com/reflective-learning] assignments and methods. Reflective learning allows students to develop critical thinking and improve analyzing skills through hands-on experience. These skills are fundamental to character education and helping young people become responsible, caring, and contributing citizens. This approach is great for retention. It supports students in their discovery and encourages candor about their tak

Lessonbee

22 Feb 2021

2 minute read.

How Lessonbee Supports Flipped Learning

Flipped Learning. Perhaps you’ve heard of it before, and you’re trying to learn more about it right now, or maybe you’re new to the topic. Whatever the case, I’m glad you’re here. Read on to discover how and why Lessonbee supports flipped learning. What is Flipped Learning? On Wikipedia, this method is defined as: “An instructional strategy and a type of blended learning focused on student engagement and active learning, giving the instructor a better opportunity to deal with mixed levels, stu

Lessonbee

22 Feb 2021

2 minute read.

For anti-racism in education, self-awareness is key

When you read the word anti-racist, what do you think of? How do you feel? If you’re an educator, you know how important it is to create a supportive setting for your students. No matter if you have a formal classroom or not, the need for support stays the same in any instructional environment. A large portion of that support needs to come from a place of self-awareness and value. “Anti-racist teachers take black students seriously. They create a curriculum with black students in mind, and the

Lessonbee

22 Feb 2021

2 minute read.

Schooling at Home vs Homeschooling: What’s the Difference?

Before we dive into the underlying differences, let's look at the basics for how schooling at home differs from homeschooling. Homeschooling: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homeschooling] Flexible schedule, choose your curriculum, self-paced, highly interactive, with strong roots in personalized learning. Experimentation and curiosity play an important role. Schooling at home: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distance_education] Set schedule, set curriculum, standard testing, video classrooms, s

Lessonbee

22 Feb 2021

2 minute read.

Collaborating to Bring Online Health Education to Millions of Students

Mount Vernon, NY – June 23rd, 2020 – Lessonbee Inc.--a health education technology startup-- is collaborating with PowerSchool, a leading provider of K-12 education technology solutions, to provide a culturally responsive health curriculum for their shared customer base. Through this collaboration, Lessonbee aims to further the reach of its comprehensive online health education courses for students in grades K-12 and create a community of health-conscious teachers and students. "Our mission is

Lessonbee

22 Feb 2021

3 minute read.

Representation in Health Education and Why It Matters

This time in American history, we saw yet another unjust murder: George Floyd, a black man whose name has been added to a devastatingly long list. This event is not isolated. America has responded in outrage, protests, and cries for change. I’m proud to be able to say that I work for a company that actively seeks to dismantle systems of oppression and end racism in America. Lessonbee joins the voices of those standing against prejudice, rising with pure intention for the betterment of society.

Lessonbee

22 Feb 2021

2 minute read.

3 Quick Homeschooling Tips (From a homeschool graduate)

Hi! I'm Heather Drabant, a team member here at Lessonbee. I grew up learning at home and abiding by a schedule my mom created for me, and later, one I created for myself. I want to share a few tactics that were successful for me as a kid, and hopefully help you feel better prepared if you find yourself in the position of Homeschool Parent at short notice during this time of COVID-19 and school closures. Make it a team effort I loved being a part of the planning process for my schooling as a k

Lessonbee

22 Feb 2021

1 minute read.

Getting Started with Lessonbee

This quick 8-slide presentation introduces the Content Library, Admin Starter Kit, buying options for teachers, homeschoolers and administrators, and how to keep your Lessonbee classes up to date.

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