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Getting stranded on a desert island just got educational, thanks to PBS Raising Reader's Kids Island.

 

Every few months, I search for the latest websites for young children. My own children loved Sesame...

Thanks to new initiatives by President Obama, the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (collectively called the “STEM” fields) have been in the news more than ever for the past few months.

 

With the spotlight on STEM, it's got me wondering...

Dabbleboard is a free basic Web 2.0 tool. Web 2.0 tools are part of the read-write web, meaning that you can read the website and also add to it, or write on the page.

 

This site is a combination of a...

This year, my school will graduate our very first senior class. This momentous occasion is provoking conflicting emotions in the staff, from extreme joy and pride to extreme stress and frustration. 

 

In fact, my colleague who teaches 12th grade English has...

What can a teacher do if students just don’t care?

 

This question is one that plagues every teacher, as has becomes clear through my own teaching experience and almost every conversation I’ve had with teachers.

 

A recent string of blog posts capture the...

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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.

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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...

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

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