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Eric Mandel found himself in front of a California high school classroom with no teaching credentials or experience and lived to tell the tell... with wit, sincere concern for students and some insight into the world of education.

 

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Dr. Deborah Reeve is putting a new spin on modernism.
 
This artist and National Arts Education Association president is bringing art education into the 21st century. We had the opportunity to speak with her...

Online classes require students to take ownership of their work, be self-directed learners, practice time management and learn computer literacy along with their subject matter. All of these skills will prepare students for the life that awaits them after school: where bosses, unlike teachers,...

In today’s Internet savvy society, sophisticated school websites are increasingly becoming the norm.  Here are 12 tips to make your school's website an A++.

"I forgot."
"I can't remember that."
"I sit down to take a test and my mind goes blank."
"I'm not a good test taker."


These are all things students say when they forget assignments or don't do well on tests. All of us, students and non-...

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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...