Professional goals for teachers

How to Create Teacher Goals That Get Results [Free Template]

Can you believe it’s been 365 days? A whole year since you made those New Year’s Resolutions and set those teacher goals! Did you accomplish those goals, or did they slip away when week four got too busy?

We all know the feeling of falling short of the goals we set. But not this year.

Whether you’re a teacher setting goals for the new year or the new school year, this article will give you a research-based goal-setting framework, examples and suggestions to accomplish your next set of teacher goals!


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Children and Technology: All Your Questions Answered

Children and technology is a hot-button issue for parents everywhere. Most parents would tell you they know screen time should be limited, but the temptation to turn on the TV for a few minutes to get some quiet is often just too great. 

(Can you relate? 🙋)

There’s ample opinions about how much screen time is too much, and the positive and negative effects of technology on children. It’s overwhelming, contradictory and frankly, a little confusing! 


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Prodigy 2019: Looking Back, Looking Forward [Year in Review]

2019 was an amazing year! And guess what? It was all thanks to you — our inspiring Prodigy educators — and the students you tirelessly help to love learning math.

That’s why we made big updates to your Dashboard, and continue to release new pets, special items and fun festivals. Now, we want to remember 2019 together with you, as one big Prodigy family.


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Baumrind parenting styles

5 Parenting Styles: What Works, What Doesn’t [FIND YOURS!]

Parenting is an amazing responsibility, but being an amazing parent is not easy. Let that sink in… Parenting styles can be a touchy topic, but every parent needs to decide what’s important to them and find the parenting style best suited to helping their children grow.

In the words of 32nd U.S. President, Franklin D. Roosevelt: “We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.”


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Teacher Gifts: Prodigy’s Holiday Guide [Top 25 Survey Results]

Your child’s teacher deserves a great gift this holiday season. 

But when wedged between all your holiday errands and your busy schedule, planning teacher gifts can be overwhelming — and can become even worse when you’re trying to get something they’ll actually love.

So what kind of gifts do teachers want?

We surveyed close to 300 teachers about what they want most this year, asking the following questions:

  1. What gift would you like to receive this year from parents?
  2. What’s the best gift you’ve ever received from a student? 

We used the answers to come up with a list of 25 teacher gifts ideas to help you find the perfect present with ease!


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Prodigy Winterfest

Winterfest: What to Expect from Our Exciting Winter Event

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for Prodigy players everywhere. 

Our 4th annual Winterfest is coming to town! 

Lamplight Town is officially becoming a winter wonderland all December for this fun-filled festival. 

This means all month, players can go on winter adventures that will bring more math practice to the holidays.

Here’s what to expect from Winterfest this year.


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11 Best Online Tutoring Websites for K12 in 2020 [NEW]

Could your child benefit from extra one-on-one support? Does your child have a negative attitude toward learning and school? Would you like them to improve their academic performance? Do you feel unable to help your child with homework?

There are many reasons why parents like you are considering online tutoring websites for their children. And it’s perfectly okay, because a “one size fits all” approach to education simply doesn’t exist.

Using an online tutoring website is not only convenient. It also helps:

  • Boost children’s confidence
  • Personalize their learning experience
  • Increase their skills, comprehension, scores and grades


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