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Move over Moodle, there's a new player buzzing on the online education scene.

 

We recently learned about BrainHoney, a new online course software site, and were impressed with how easy it is to use, the drag-and-drop curriculum connections, and...

An obvious fact that we’re all aware of as teachers is that a student, when recognized for positive behavior, will feel less inclined to seek attention in inappropriate ways. Conversely, when a pupil’s efforts are ignored, the chances of them disrupting the lesson to gain some...

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...

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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

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In this education news article, we share an inspirational story that reminds us about life's...

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

To end the summer with a giggle, I've compiled and concocted 20 side-splitting (and maybe a...

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...

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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...

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...