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Setting Goals to Make This Year Your Best

Now that the new school year has begun, it's easy to get...
Jordan Catapano
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By Jordan Catapano | 7 Oct

Top 5 Qualities of Effective Teachers, According to Teachers

What do you think are the most important qualities of an...
Ashley Peterson-DeLuca
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By Ashley Peterson-DeLuca | 5 Oct
Donald Bear
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By Donald Bear | 29 Sep

Teaching Students to Ask Great Questions

Questioning is at the heart of understanding. Teaching...
Pamela Musick
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By Pamela Musick | 26 Sep

3 Tips for Surviving a New School Year

This year I am teaching kindergarten after a 10 year jaunt...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 14 Sep

Using Photos to Teach Vocabulary

If a picture is worth a thousand words, why not consider using more photos as we teach...
Pamela Musick
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By Pamela Musick | 29 Aug

Olympics in the English Classroom

The first art humans ever created was sports art – those beautiful cave murals...
Jordan Catapano
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By Jordan Catapano | 18 Aug