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Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it can also peak the interest in your students and engage them in your lessons! 

 

If you didn’t catch the Sherlock Holmes movie over the break, you probably saw the commercials. The world’s greatest...

What better place to find a spokesperson for reading than in your own classroom?  

 

Once a month I invite students to choose a book they read and present a short, 2 to 3 minute book talk. From the start of the school year, it's helpful for you to model the book...

Say goodbye to cookie-cutter curriculum and its predictable approach for all students.

Say hello to the Mobius Response Model that lets your students’ learning needs lead the way for differentiation and gifted education.

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Among all the resources teachers wish they had more of, time is always on top of the list. How often do you get to a key point in a lesson – and the bell rings? 

 

Block scheduling is meant to address those lost teachable moments that occur when students are...

Here we are- about half way through the school year and right smack in the middle of winter. This is the time of year when I routinely feel

a) so sick of inside recess and the resulting afternoon of madness that I could scream,

b) like I have million things to cover and oh-my-...

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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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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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Everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, right? Well, in the spirit of shamrocks and leprechauns...

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...

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

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The Bully Free Classroom: Advice for Educators

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