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Culturally Responsive Teaching

Culturally Responsive Teaching

At Educate. Radiate. Elevate., we tutor students using culturally responsive teaching practices because we believe that students should feel comfortable, understood, and confident. What is Culturally Responsive Teaching? In order to adapt culturally responsive teaching (“CRT”) in your everyday instruction, you must first begin by remembering that students enter their education with beliefs and behaviors …

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How to Begin Volunteering

How to Begin Volunteering

Are you interested in volunteering, but don’t know where or how to get started? Then you’re in the right place! We’re breaking down the benefits of volunteering, how to use your passions and strengths to find the perfect volunteer position for you, and how to go about getting started with volunteering! Benefits of Volunteering Volunteerism …

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internships for students

Internship Readiness for Students

Because April is Internship Awareness Month, we’re focusing on the importance of internships and how to prepare for them as a high school student! What is an Internship? Edgewood College Career Development defines internships as a “form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development …

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Monitoring Students' Mental Health

Monitoring Students’ Mental Health

Educate. Radiate. Elevate. is more than just an education-based nonprofit. We care about our students and their well-being. Many students in our nation are facing a range of mental health challenges that affect their studies, their relationships with their families, peers, and communities, and other various aspects of their lives. The top 10 diagnosable mental …

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How to Continue Celebrating Black History Month Year Round

Continue Celebrating Black History Year-Round

As a nonprofit focused on closing the achievement gap for low-income BIPOC students, Educate. Radiate. Elevate. is an advocate for fighting to achieve equity in our communities. Celebrating Black History Month has been a fantastic way for our organization and readers to honor Black culture, history, and important movements. This blog provides a short overview …

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integrating art into education

Integrating Art into Education

This week we celebrated “National Inspire Your Heart with Art Day.” At Educate. Radiate. Elevate., we believe that an appreciation and understanding of the arts helps to inspire successful, well-rounded students! Why Art in Education? An education that includes the arts goes farther than reading Shakespeare, examining Van Gogh paintings, and listening to Mozart. Students …

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Achievement Gap

What is the Achievement Gap?

As school closures began in March of 2020, low-income BIPOC students – students who have already faced discrimination and educational inequality throughout their academic careers – began to battle new and complex issues. With the effects of COVID-19 further widening the achievement gap, we want to delve deep into the topic, as it plays an …

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