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Looking to liven up your centers? Let your students play games!
That’s right, games have educational value. They provide opportunities for students to develop both social and academic skills. Just...
You touch a flame. It burns you. You learn to stay away from fire.
You smile at someone. They smile back. You learn to be friendly.
Almost all of human behavior is...
If you’re a teacher, you are a character educator. You teach by personal example, in class discussions, in the behavior you do or do not tolerate, and through student evaluation. On a typical school day, there are dozens of opportunities to integrate character into your...
anti bullying
We recently sat down with anti-bullying activist Jodee Blanco, author of the New York Times Bestseller Please Stop Laughing At Me… and the recently released sequel Please Stop Laughing At Us: One Survivor’s Extraordinary Quest to Prevent School...
Student absences drive teachers crazy – not just the loss of instructional time, which many kids can’t afford, but the make-up assignments and the sneaking suspicion that the student is probably doing more copying than learning...

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