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To figure out whether summer reading accomplishes a worthwhile learning goal, we need to explore a few questions. Is it reasonable to assign students more challenging texts when teachers are not with them? Should text rigor be maintained at a high...
By the end of the lesson, students should understand how the weather is measured, including pressure, temperature, and precipitation. Students should...
Nothing excites a student more than the idea of going on a field trip. And teachers know that tours, especially to historical sites, can offer great...
How can we learn more about a potential work environment before accepting a position? The six questions below elicit useful information and should...
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Summer learning has a huge impact on accelerating your child’s success for the fall.  Here are some amazing resources that provide fun, free and...
To figure out whether summer reading accomplishes a worthwhile learning goal, we need to explore a few questions. Is it reasonable to assign students...
Studies show that listening to background music while working causes listeners to reduce their level of stress and anxiety so you may want to consider...
Teach students about sustainability and reducing waste by recycling and reusing. The lesson also teaches about becoming responsible adults and the...
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The population of North American Monarch butterflies has dropped so much that they have listed the butterfly on the endangered list.
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A Gorgosaurus (relative to the T-Rex ) is estimated to be 76 million years old. Gorgosaurus once roamed the earth in what is now Canada and  the...
The journey to building a classroom space that embraces productive learning is complex, and new teachers should not expect to achieve ideal results...