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Everybody loves to play with magnets. I still have my refrigerator covered with magnets although all the children are grown. You can bring that fun to your computer, your interactive white boards and your classroom with Word Magnets.

After I finished my undergrad degree, most of the graduating class drove down to Florida for a week of debauchery fueled by free kegs of lukewarm beer, dollar PBR’s and corndogs on the boardwalk. During those five days, I realized an incredible thing happened. Everyday was the same, to...

Here's one substitute teacher who won't have to worry about discipline problems in his class? David Bruton, safety for the Denver Broncos, is turning the NFL lockout into an opportunity to teach.

 

Bruton returned to his home town of Dayton, Ohio to sub for his old high...

Blended learning is a teaching model that weaves together traditional in-class instruction with an online component. As class sizes increase and resources disappear, teachers need to maximize their effectiveness and efficiency while being innovative. Free online learning platforms have the...

If administrators start replacing teachers with computers to save money, I can't help but wonder what the true cost of this "educational evolution" might be.

 

As I listened to my favorite radio station this morning, the hosts made reference to a CNN article...

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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...

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

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

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

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

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