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Free Earth Day History Lesson

Did you know that Earth Day is considered the largest secular holiday in the world right now? Over one billion people...
Untamed Science
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By Untamed Science | This week

Memorization in Mathematics

I believe that one of the most important ways that teachers engage with high-performing...
Dan Kennedy
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By Dan Kennedy | 12 Mar

How Philosophical Chairs Can Teach the Importance of Tolerance

With so much going on in our world today, there is a need...
Kelisa Wing
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By Kelisa Wing | 5 Mar

Using Authentic Texts to Connect With Your Students

Teachers, we have all made it more than halfway through the...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 15 Feb

8 Great STEM Lesson Ideas For the Winter Olympics

The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games begin on February...
Michael Comer
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By Michael Comer | 5 Feb
Francis Fennell
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By Francis Fennell | 17 Jan

An Andon Cord for Teachers

In the 1950's Toyota implemented the Andon Cord. It was a physical rope that followed the...
Chris Gleason
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By Chris Gleason | 11 Jan

Our Top 3 Fresh Ideas for Teaching Blog Posts from 2017!

As the year comes to an end, we looked back on the year to...
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By Walter Rodriguez | 14 Dec

3 Ways to Embrace New Technology in Your Classroom

The technology we use is continuously changing. As a...
Becca Foxwell
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By Becca Foxwell | 7 Dec