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The Global Search for Education: From...

“For this back-to-school season, we are focusing on making communication, collaboration, resource sharing and discovery even simpler and more relevant at a local, regional and global level.”  —  Manish Kothari 

Who hasn’t heard of Edmodo, aka the “Facebook for schools” that boasts over...

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The Global Search for Education: A...

“American schools are not failing; they are getting the best results in our history.” —  Richard Dufour

Educator and best-selling author Dr. Richard DuFour investigates the state of education today in his new book, In Praise of American Educators – And How They Can Become Even Better...

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July is National Ice Cream Month (Fun...

COOL facts about Ice Cream

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Did you know that JULY is National Ice Cream Month in the USA? It was established by President Ronald...

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Summer School Activities: The Tour de...

I am a retired teacher but you can't take the 'teacher' out of me. I am always looking at things and seeing a teachable moment. I hope you find the ideas which I post of value to use with your students!

On July 2nd, the Tour de France began and will end on July 24th. It's considered the world's biggest and most exciting bicycling race. Athletes...

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The Global Search for Education: How do...

The role of teachers is paramount to raising educational standards around the globe. In countries such as Finland, Singapore and South Korea, teachers are recruited from the most qualified graduates, are highly trained, respected and paid well. But that’s not the case in every country. According to Mckinsey’s “Closing the Talent...

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Brain Factoids: June is Brain Awareness...

Cool Brain Factoids

The brain is made up of five main parts: the brain stem, pituitary gland, hypothalamus, cerebellum, and the cerebrum.  Learn some cool facts about your brain! Share these...

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The Global Search for Education:...

“I have a kaleidoscope of memories of Jerry,” writes Howard Gardner, “sitting with a group of students and colleagues, raising questions in a broader way than most of us would, then asking us to connect the dots, and then offering his own connections, NOT in a way of closing the conversation, but rather encouraging us...

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The Global Search for Education: Well...

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The Global Search for Education: If You...

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Flag Day is Here: Possible Interactive...

Flag Day is Here!

Teachers might find this resource of value as a possible Interactive Notebook Activity.


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The Global Search for Education: From...

“For this back-to-school season, we are focusing on making communication, collaboration, resource sharing and discovery even simpler and more relevant at a local, regional and global level.”  —  Manish Kothari 

Who hasn’t heard of Edmodo, aka the “Facebook for schools” that boasts over...

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