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"You can't run for office in this country unless you're a millionaire or you know a lot of millionaires."
After her sixth grade student made this comment, Tierney Cahill assured her class that anyone can run for office. When they dared...
Thanks to advances in technology, we can now actually view the brain as it learns through neuroimaging and brain-mapping studies. This is one of the most exciting areas is brain-based memory research available today.
 
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These days, it seems a teacher can’t turn around without seeing a student with those signature white headphones covertly hanging from his or her ears. Rather than fight the iPod epidemic, teachers can use it to their advantage...
We have all heard that when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade. The introduction of No Child Left Behind has given you a lot of lemons and sometimes you need something a bit stronger than lemonade.
 
As an...
Adding a little tick tock to your teaching may be just the thing your students need to learn time management.

 

One of the challenges many teachers and parents face is keeping children on task while doing their class work or homework. Time management...

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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

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...

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-...

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Potential teacher being interviewed.

Preparing for a teaching interview is a lot like studying for a test. You can review commonly...

Teaching Grants

With late winter and spring deadlines...