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The Importance of Kindness in Our Classrooms

We often tell our students to be kind, but what does it actually mean to be kind? As a teacher, I not only wanted my...
Becca Foxwell
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By Becca Foxwell | 10 Sep

Dual Enrollment – New Resources for Instructors

I love back-to-school time at my house … new backpacks,...
Jennifer Halcomb
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By Jennifer Halcomb | 5 Sep

Fun Activity Ideas for Back-To-School

The first few weeks of school should be fun for everyone, teachers included! Here are...
Chrissy Talbot
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By Chrissy Talbot | 5 Sep

Setting Up Your Classroom

Setting up your classroom can be a daunting task!  Especially if it’s your first year...
Chrissy Talbot
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By Chrissy Talbot | 5 Sep
What to Do When You Get the Bad Kid - Becca Foxwell

What to Do When You Get the “Bad” Kid

I can still remember bumping into Kevin’s Kindergarten...
Becca Foxwell
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By Becca Foxwell | 29 Aug

Dear First-Year Teacher

You are about to embark on an exciting and important adventure—your first year of...
Becca Foxwell
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By Becca Foxwell | 29 Aug

Book Clubs: A Way to Connect ALL Readers

I have to be honest, one of my favorite parts of reading a...
Liz Janusz
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By Liz Janusz | 27 Aug

Activities to Support Language Development

Gone are the days when English Learners are the sole...
Ashley Ziemer
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By Ashley Ziemer | 27 Aug

Classroom Management Tips for Back-To-School

Back-to-school time is upon us. As we get our classrooms...
Becca Foxwell
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By Becca Foxwell | 22 Aug