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Response: 'Teaching Is Not a Job, But a Way of Life'

Last updated: 11/02/2018

The new "question-of-the-week" is: If you had to do it all over again, would you still become a teacher? Why or why not? In Part One, Shaeley Santiago, Anne Jenks, Sarah Thomas,

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Tools to Keep Your Children in Line When They’re Online

Last updated: 11/02/2018

Q. Can Windows 10 track how much time a child spends playing games? A. If the child is using a specially configured Microsoft account, the “family” feature built into Windows 1

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Perspective | 8 ways to teach kids to see the best in others

Last updated: 11/01/2018

When my oldest daughter was in kindergarten, she was convinced a classmate didn’t like her because he would knock her book off the table and bump into her several times each day.

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Can Kindness Be Taught?

Last updated: 11/01/2018

Thanks to a challenge from the Dalai Lama, a number of preschools are trying to teach something that has not always been considered an academic subject: kindness. “Can you look i

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States Should Equip Principals to Lead the Youngest Learners in their Schools

Last updated: 11/01/2018

Each day thousands of elementary school principals work tirelessly to ensure that our elementary schools are nurturing and educational places for teachers and students. Increasingl

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The Need for Pretend Play in Child Development

Last updated: 11/01/2018

[This post was co-authored with Jerome L. Singer and Dorothy G. Singer] Many people often think of play in the form of images of young children at recess engaging in games of tag,

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How Reverse Planning for Goals Can Help Students Succeed in School

Last updated: 11/01/2018

The researchers devised various studies with students who had real-life goals to grapple with. As a way to find out if planning order affected motivation, one study involving 44 un

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Why Today’s Educators Are So Much More Than #JustaTeacher - EdSurge News

Last updated: 11/01/2018

“Oh, I’m just a teacher,” I heard Jazmin say when it was her turn to introduce herself. In fact, she was the only teacher in the room amongst a group of nonprofit leaders, pr

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The Wager of Raising a Child Abroad

Last updated: 11/01/2018

My 5-year-old daughter, Soleil, helps me choose a basket at the open-aired market in Millau, a small town in the Midi-Pyrénées region of Southern France. “Trè

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7 Tips From a Car Seat Safety Expert Every Parent Should Read Now

Last updated: 11/01/2018

Every 33 seconds a child under the age of 13 is involved in a car crash in the U.S. That's why all parents should be up to date on the latest car safety tips for the smallest passe

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