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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 16

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 16

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 16

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 16

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 16

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 16

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 16