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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

Celebrating the Olympics with Class Awards

Hey there teachers! How’s your summer so far? I am trying...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 16 Aug

Olympics in the Social Studies Classroom

The Olympics shine a spotlight on the international stage,...
Jordan Catapano
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By Jordan Catapano | 15 Aug

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 16