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Is there any better way to get your PD requirements done than at home in your pajamas? Let's weigh the pros & cons to find out.

 

In the world of 21st-Century educators, there are tons of online opportunities for professional development (PD). The cost and programming...

The childhood obesity epidemic pops up regularly on the evening news; First Lady Michelle Obama has made it a central focus of her time in the White House with her Let’s Move campaign. But did you know that there are simple things you can do in your classroom to encourage your students to...

In this digital age, kids are getting on the computers to play and learn every day. Teachers can tap into this online interest as a teaching tool to jumpstart research skills at a young age with the help of Globio's Glossopedia!

 

This site is designed especially with the...

Reading and note-taking on paper is so web 1.0… thanks to the new features on Adobe Reader.

 

PDFs have always been a valuable tool for sharing documents digitally, but now Adobe Reader makes it easy to adapt, highlight and comment on PDFs on the computer. This saves...

Remember struggling through math class? Remember learning fractions? For most people, it was not a happy experience. For new teachers facing a room of young faces, teaching math can be just as intimidating. The first...

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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...

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...

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-...

Latest Quick Guides

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...