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I am overwhelmed with jealousy. This jealousy isn’t necessarily directed at teachers who are enjoying snow days this week, but to all teachers who get to recapture that childlike innocence and excitement that comes with a snow day. 

Despite the Supreme Court ruling banning creationism and intelligent design in science classrooms, evolution is still on trial in Texas and Louisiana.

 

I feel like it’s the Scopes monkey trial all over again. [Or at least the fictional account I read in Inherit the Wind...

I've always used Google maps for last minute directions, but I just recently discovered how to tap into its virtual field trip potential.


Turns out, you can literally get IN the map. It's a phenomenal way to explore with your students (or on your own!). Just pick a location you're...

Differentiated Instruction

Kansas City schools are taking differentiated instruction to a whole new level – little red school house style. 

KC schools will focus on more personalized and individual learning than classroom-...

Lost is back and ready to bring some island mystery to your classroom! 

 

In honor of the long-awaited last season of the hugely popular show, here are some Lost-inspired lesson ideas across grade levels and subjects. 

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