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7 Tips for Helping Your Teen Transition...

For Parents---Here Are 7 Tips That You Might Find Useful To Help Your Child Prepare For This Exciting High School Year!

1) Come to school...

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Preparing the Substitute Teacher

As a former secondary principal, a good substitute teacher was worth their weight in gold. At some schools you might have the luxury of hiring full time subs that come in everyday and are placed in classes where they are needed. However, many schools still use the time tested daily call in subs.
 
Many subs in my experience prefer the short term assignment. This way they just follow the teachers' lesson plans and are not responsible for grading assignments, creating...

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International Peace Day 2021

 

 
The International Day of...

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Constitution Day is Coming! September...

 

Each year, Constitution Day is...

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If What’s Happening on Airplanes is Any...

If you have seen the news lately, you are likely aware of what’s happening on commercial flights. The number of incidents involving unruly passengers is threw the roof, a rate higher than any other time since airlines have been recording this data.

Flight attendants are getting attacked and may be required to take self-defense classes. Passengers fighting each other over COVID-19 masks. Airlines, like Southwest, have curbed back serving alcohol.

To put it in perspective, the...

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Choosing Themes for STEM and STEAM Part...

I have written two other articles that you may want to consider taking a peek at before reading this article.  They are Using STEM and STEAM in the Classroom, and Planning, Managing and Incorporating STEM and STEAM Learning Centers Part 2.  

We know that incorporating STEM...

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Planning, Managing and Incorporating...

As the new school year approaches lets discuss planning and incorporating STEAM into our daily schedule. If you haven’t read Part 1: Using STEAM and STEM in the classroom you may want to start there. I challenge you to walk away with ONE idea you may try when school begins. The classroom community is a huge part of what we, as educators, put together and put our mark on.  Our community comes with a...

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Tokyo Games are Coming! Interactive...

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July is National Ice Cream Month- Fun...

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The 2021 Tour de France Begins!

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