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Bell Ringer Activity: Oldest Time...

Very Cool: Oldest Time Capsule in USA dates back to 1795! (Bell Ringer) 

Perhaps, you can use this in your classrooms:
Using the News as a Bell Ringer Activity:

While fixing a leak,...

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The Global Search for Education: Good...

"If you simply want to have the most toys at the end of life, you might get away with Bad or Compromised Grit. But if you pursue goals beyond self-aggrandizement, as the aforementioned heroes have done, then you can do well both for yourself and for the world."  --  Howard Gardner

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"Tips to Startup a Start Up...

 
Startups are a trendy thing...

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Reindeer Cops? In the News Bell Ringer...

Seems Santa isn't the only one that relies on reindeer to get things done.Police in Siberia are thinking of a new way to fight crime...using reindeer! 
Seems that snowmobiles are no match for chasing crooks in the deep snow and reindeer may be the answer. Reindeer have the ability to see in the dark. Reindeer eyes seen...

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The 104th NCTE Annual Conference...

By Erik Bean

The main Washington, D.C. Gaylord Convention Center exhibit hall proved to be an effective delivery and visitation mechanism for the various publishing, corporate, scholarship, presentations,...

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It's That Time of Year for Charles...

Today, a person who is very tight with money, is often called a scrooge, after, the main character in A Christmas Carol. Did you know that several other words and phrases were coined by Charles Dickens?

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The Global Search for Education:...

"It requires tremendous emotional intelligence, self-understanding, wisdom, maturity, and confidence to maintain a minimal interventionist attitude while offering non-judgmental support and encouragement.  Teachers and students are the real stars of any great school, and...

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Holiday Writing Prompt: A Day in the...

christmas tree

Have kids draw/color a picture of a Christmas Tree. Exchange drawings with other students to write descriptive words on the back of the drawing. Encourage students to write descriptive phrases and not just one word. Using the comments, have the students write a "Day in the Life...

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Transforming STEM Interest Into STEM...

According to a recent report released by ACT, student interest in STEM – science, technology, engineering, and math – continues to grow. In its latest study of ACT test takers, nearly 900,000 students, or half of the total sample, demonstrated an interest in STEM subjects.

Certainly, even a small uptick in students’ interest in STEM is a positive trend. As a nation, we know that STEM literacy is a non-negotiable in both college and career readiness. We also know that it is quickly...

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The Global Search for Education: What’...

"A major factor of our success has been improved management at every level.  We had good, focused attention from the chief minister and a really good team of officials in Lahore."  --  Sir Michael Barber

I had the pleasure of talking to Sir Michael Barber (Chief Education Advisor, Pearson) who is...

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Bell Ringer Activity: Oldest Time...

Very Cool: Oldest Time Capsule in USA dates back to 1795! (Bell Ringer) 

Perhaps, you can use this in your classrooms:
Using the News as a Bell Ringer Activity:

While fixing a leak,...

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