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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 can use it to their advantage...
We have all heard that when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade. The introduction of No Child Left Behind has given you a lot of lemons and sometimes you need something a bit stronger than lemonade.
 
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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 doing their class work or homework. Time management...

Education is a field filled with buzzwords, from RTI to collaborative development to differentiated instruction to student-centered learning and beyond. The latest trend in this time of “change” is 21st century skills.
 
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With Gossip Girl scheduled for some summer guilty pleasure viewing, I wondered if there are real life gossip girl sites out there and what/if schools and teachers should do anything about them....

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

Back to School Teacher Quiz

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...

When Life Gets Busy, Just Remember the Mason Jar

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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Teaching Grants

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...