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How to Help Young Children Deal with Bullying

Bullying has now become a constant and destructive part of...
Stuart J. Murphy
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By Stuart J. Murphy | 9 Aug

In Defense of Studying Social Studies

As someone employed in a social studies field, you are aware of how studying one of these...
Carly Muetterties
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By Carly Muetterties | 1 Aug

4 Summer Vacation Secrets Revealed

Welcome teachers - to the eternal sunshine that is summer vacation! Bravo to you all for...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 30 Jun

Keeping the Joy In Summer Reading

Now that we are this close to summer vacation, let’s talk about the most important...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 14 Jun

Teachers of the world, we can do this!

“Only three weeks left, we can do this!” These were...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 1 Jun

3 Reading Rules Every Teacher Can Use

Michael Pollan based his best-selling book, Food Rules, on a seven-word mantra, broken...
Elfrieda Hiebert
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By Elfrieda Hiebert | 26 May

Zeroing In on the Zika Virus

Although it’s big news today, the Zika virus, which is spread by mosquitoes, was almost...
Kenneth Miller
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By Kenneth Miller | 25 May

5 Ways to Help Them “See” the Math

Are your students having trouble grasping that new math...
Stuart J. Murphy
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By Stuart J. Murphy | 15 May 16