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Former teacher of the year and author Cindi Rigsbee makes a difference, both in the lives of her students and in the lives of teachers.

 

After being named the North Carolina Teacher of the Year in 2008, Cindi began a year of reflection on what it means to...

Often teachers are told, “You need to do a better job with classroom management.” Or “You need to do a good better job of differentiating instruction.” But how do we really “do” classroom management, or how do we really “do” differentiated...

RTI Education

Now that you've got differentiated instruction down pat and your RTI essentials in place, it's time to get to the heart of this instructional trend: reaching those students who are still struggling.

 

These tier 2 intervention designs, examples and a timeline should...

This summer, teachers’ voices will be heard well beyond the confines of a classroom.

Frustrated educators have organized the Save Our Schools: March and National Call to Action to give the power of numbers to their opinions on education reform Saturday, July 30.

Watching events unfold in Wisconsin over the past few weeks has left me feeling both uncomfortable and confused.

 

As I watched my fellow educators fighting on the steps of the capitol in Madison, I was confronted with the fact that, right or wrong, we were...

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To kick off this holiday weekend, we want to spread a little patriotic pride with awesome 4th of...

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As the sun begins to set on summer break, teachers and students need to get back into the school...

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays. Kids love the spooky monsters, sounds, music, dances...

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In this education news article, we share an inspirational story that reminds us about life's...

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Fed up with building pilgrim hats out of paper bags? Try one of these less predictable, equally educational Thanksgiving activities for kids.

Fed up with building pilgrim hats out of paper bags? Try one of these less predictable, equally...

Get your high school students excited about Halloween with these clever and fun lesson ideas for grades 9-12.

Get your high school students excited about Halloween with these clever and fun lesson ideas for...

Easy to Create Halloween Costumes for Teachers

Halloween is a fun and exciting time for both students and teachers. Get in the spirit with one...

These Super Bowl Classroom Activities are guaranteed to bring a winning attitude to your classroom, even if your home team isn’t playing

The Super Bowl practically counts as a national holiday, especially for your more sports-crazed...

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Believe it or not, Halloween is just around the corner. Maybe you’re already bracing for the...

Teacher Spring Cleaning

While “education” and “reform” may have become dirty words, you can reform your classroom into a...

Use these free Halloween lesson plan ideas to give your students a fun Halloween movie to watch...

With the 14-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks approaching, now is the time for you...

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5 Reasons Summer Is Overrated for Teachers

For educators, summer vacation is undoubtedly a great perk, but there are 5 big reasons why...

As we look to what the future of teacher tenure may be, it’s important to recognize a few key...

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The Bully Free Classroom: Advice for Educators

Anti-bullying activist Jodee Blanco shares her 10-step guide for teachers to create a bully-free...