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Self-Regulation: The Early Childhood Edge

Frustration is part of daily life so learning how to deal with it is a life skill – and a lifelong skill. Children...
Stuart J. Murphy
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By Stuart J. Murphy | 9 Feb

5 Ways to Individualize Instruction for Heritage Speakers

Those who have a home language other than English bring a...
Rich Sayers
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By Rich Sayers | 3 Feb

3 Surprising Facts about Career and Technical Education

Vocational and Educational Training (VET) is now emerging...
Jim Brazell
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By Jim Brazell | 19 Jan

6 Tips for New Teachers

Nothing can truly prepare you for the life of a teacher; you just sort of dive in and do...
Perry Clemons
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By Perry Clemons | 11 Jan

Teaching in the New Year

Welcome to the new year fellow educators! Not only have we enjoyed some well deserved...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 5 Jan
Our top 3 blog posts from 2016

Our Top 3 Fresh Ideas for Teaching Blog Posts from 2016!

This year we launched our new Fresh Ideas For Teaching blog...
Nina Austin
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By Nina Austin | 12 Dec
Inventive Spelling

Learning from Inventive Spelling

Spelling at the emerging level is about learning what kids know and don’t know about...
Pamela Musick
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By Pamela Musick | 9 Dec
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 5 Dec
How to Talk To Your Students About Climate Change

How To Talk To Your Students About Climate Change

Despite the fact that an overwhelming majority of...
Michael Wysession
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By Michael Wysession | 21 Nov