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By: Adam Waxler
Just like the beginning of every school year, your principal will hold a faculty meeting (or two...or three...or more) at which he/she will explain the importance of parent involvement on a child's...
By: Laura Robb
It's wrong to assume that books and other reading materials are available to all children in the United States. Moreover, differences in access to books cause gaps in reading achievement. Now...
By: Annie Condron
For those teachers who aren’t teaching summer school, June through August are the best months of the year. No homework to track down from students, no lesson plans or evenings spent grading, no...
By: Dick Moss
There is no doubt that teaching effectiveness is much reduced when students can barely keep their eyes open. Fortunately, physical activity can be used to energize such classroom lulls.   Try these...
By: Ed Tech Made Easy
How many of you have a newspaper delivered to your school or classroom daily, weekly, monthly? With Doodlebuzz, you can access hundreds of newspapers from around the country based on whatever...
By: Annie Condron
I've always used Google maps for last minute directions, but I just recently discovered how to tap into its virtual field trip potential.Turns out, you can literally get IN the map. It's a phenomenal...
By: TeachHUB Blog
Lost is back and ready to bring some island mystery to your classroom!  In honor of the long-awaited last season of the hugely popular show, here are some Lost-inspired lesson ideas across grade...
Technology in the Classroom
By: Josh Leitz
Overhead projectors, transparencies, worksheets, and chalkboards were the technologies we were all used to in school. Has the technology changed? What does a classroom look like today?
By: Annie Condron
These days, it seems a teacher can’t turn around without seeing a student with those signature white headphones covertly hanging from his or her ears. Rather than fight the iPod epidemic, teachers...
By: Elizabeth Dunagan
Adding a little tick tock to your teaching may be just the thing your students need to learn time management. One of the challenges many teachers and parents face is keeping children on task while...

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