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"In the real world, you have to frame the problem yourself."

-- Cheryl Leung, Desert Ridge Middle School math teacher

In the real world, you also have to find the solution yourself. And that's exactly what some Albuquerque Public Schools students are doing, in the guise of an...

How teachers handle classroom bullies

Bullying in school is a serious, widespread problem. According to the General Assembly's Commission on Children, 25 percent of Connecticut high school students say they have been bullied.
But schools and school districts can do only so much. As with other problems facing public education,...

Believing that children love to sing and learn while doing it, Nuala O'Hanlon teamed up with song writer and close friend Kathryn Radloff to create a musical curriculum to share with educators around the world.

 

Together,...

As classroom sizes continue to grow, it can become difficult for students who need 1:1 or pullout instruction time to receive the proper attention they need.

 

With that in mind, here are some tips on how to best understand and teach your ESL students in a mainstream classroom...

With the school year underway, it's the perfect time for us to recognize (and remind ourselves) why we absolutely love what we do.

 

Here are my Top 12 Reasons I Love Teaching:
1. To share my passion for reading...

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

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With only a few short weeks before break, it’s tempting to let school run on autopilot until...

As December rolls by, the holiday hype has most likely invaded your classroom. The energy of...

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...

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

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

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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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With late winter and spring deadlines...

The Bully Free Classroom: Advice for Educators

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