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As the State Regents Exams draw close, it’s time to start teaching to the test if you haven’t already.

 

Those who don’t fall into the trap of test prep turn their noses up arguing that students should have learned the skills to pass an exam without ever...

So, here we are at the end of another decade, and you find yourself asking the inevitable question: “What were the most important scientific breakthroughs of the Aughts?”

 

Well, here is my list:

As 2011 approaches, I know that many of us are scrambling to come up with our New Year’s Resolutions. Pretty soon we will see the expected extra long lines for the treadmill at the gym and empty shelves of bagged salad at the grocery store.

 

This year I...

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...

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

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As December rolls by, the holiday hype has most likely invaded your classroom. The energy of...

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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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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...