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With kids obsessed with video games and every other flashy technology, teachers and parents have a lot of competition when it comes to educational materials.

 

Rather than fighting a losing battle with video games, it's time to start brining gaming into learning....

In the time when smart phones with a trillion apps are the norm, students have started treating teachers like TV sets on in the background of their otherwise engaged classroom lives.  

 

About ten years ago, I started to notice it: My high school students began to...

"Forever young, I want to be forever young" ~ Alphaville

 

I grew up in the 80’s. I’m a sucker for 80’s music; it’s sad, but true. Lately, as I listen to my...

When I was in the classroom I always sent home a game or puzzle on weekends or holidays so my students and families would have something to do during a down time or quiet time. Today, we can use some technology tools and create our favorite summertime links.

 

Since lots of...

If the national school schedule does change from traditional to year-round, it will undoubtedly have lasting effects on the family and the community. Family vacations, child care, and routine living would be disrupted by year-round educational programs.  Ultimately, this will force a...

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Latest Interviews & Excerpts

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...

Featured Top 12 Lists

Popcorn, movie tickets, movie clapboard.

After polling teachers, checking box office numbers, critical reviews and teacher forums, we've...

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...

Latest To Do Today Tips

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...

Latest Hot Topic Articles

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

Is it just me or have school holiday parties transformed from fun, casual celebrations to PC-...

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Students sitting around a table with Tic Tac Toe on it.

Classroom games add flair and student engagement to more tedious, yet necessary tasks...

Potential teacher being interviewed.

Preparing for a teaching interview is a lot like studying for a test. You can review commonly...