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Motivating Kids to Be Active – Kids Email Blog

Last updated: 07/09/2018

Anyone who’s seen kids on a playground knows that most are naturally physically active and love to move around. But what might not be apparent is that climbing to the top of a sl

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Book: Teaching English by the Book by @MrJClements via @RoutledgeEd

Last updated: 07/09/2018

English has a pre-eminent place in education and in society. A high-quality education in English will teach pupils to speak and write fluently so that they can communicate their id

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5 Surprising Ways Apps are Changing How Schools Work

Last updated: 07/07/2018

5 Surprising Ways Apps are Changing How Schools Work July 3, 2018 Ed Tech , Guest Blogger , mrkempnz , Social Media Today’s blog is a guest post from Neeraj Sharma. Neeraj is an

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10 old-school summer activities kids should try - Today's Parent

Last updated: 07/07/2018

1. Skip stonesHead to the beach and pick a thin, flat stone no bigger than your palm. The trick is to throw it with a quick flick of the wrist, which should get it to skim along th

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8 Weird, Wonderful Ways to Get Yourself Out of a Teaching Funk

Last updated: 07/06/2018

Sometimes you just find yourself in a teaching funk. Kids seem to be rallying against you and those slushy, grey days can seem endless. Since wearing sweatpants and watching Frie

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Teaching History: A Leadership Lesson From the 4th of July

Last updated: 07/06/2018

The reason for schools' abandoning the requirement that students memorize parts of our historic documents has long been a question on our minds. Shouldn't all citizens know what tr

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Schools To Learn From | Teach For America

Last updated: 07/06/2018

Schools To Learn From Schools To Learn From Share Teach For America’s Schools To Learn From program highlights five schools each year that are delivering an excellent education f

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Educator Innovation Week

Last updated: 07/06/2018

Join Flipgrid Head of Educator Innovation Jornea Erwin as she shares tips, tricks, and opportunities to engage your students during Educator Innovation Week! During the week of Ju

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Best of WeAreTeachers HELPLINE: Using a House System in the Classroom

Last updated: 07/06/2018

When Harry Potter first took the world by storm more than 20 years ago, American teachers were introduced to a new concept: the British house system in schools. In short, it’s c

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Raising Kids Who Want To Read — Even During The Summer

Last updated: 07/05/2018

This piece combines two interviews from 2015 and 2016. You sneak them into backpacks and let them commingle with the video games (hoping some of the latter's appeal will rub off).

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