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7 Tips to Keep Kids Happy On A Plane - Cool Moms Cool Tips

Last updated: 06/23/2018

This is not a sponsored post. Nevertheless, we do highlight our friends from Emirates Airline I have a running countdown for every trip we take regardless of destination.  Yet, I

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Nearpod’s Ready-To-Teach Lessons: Research Bundles + Teaching Tolerance - Class Tech Tips

Last updated: 06/23/2018

Nearpod is an amazing tool for teachers that helps you create engaging, interactive lessons for your classroom. As an elementary school teacher in a one-to-one iPad classroom I use

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Teachers need resources to help pupils identify 'fake news'

Last updated: 06/23/2018

A report into the ability of children to identify so-called “fake news” wants teachers to get more training, resources and time to help tackle pupils’ “dangerous lack” of

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Make Room For Both Types of Independent Reading

Last updated: 06/23/2018

90 minutes.  This glorious amount of time awaits my students and me next year for our English classes. No more trying to cram everything into 45 minutes, no more rushing, no more

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The Best Gifts for Teachers, According to Teachers

Last updated: 06/23/2018

The best teacher gifts aren’t knickknacks or desk objets shaped like pencils or apples or chalkboards. The best gifts for teachers are practical and generally fall into one of tw

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PMP:116 The Starbucks Story – Three Lessons for School Leaders

Last updated: 06/23/2018

Recently, Howard Schultz, the owner and CEO of Starbucks announced he will be retiring as CEO of the company. This news comes after several years of stunning success for a company

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Get the Most Out of Summer | Edutopia

Last updated: 06/22/2018

Summer is becoming a lost art. Perhaps that’s why so many in our profession are losing heart. We run into summer at full velocity, and many teachers never slow down but tumble in

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How Decisions Architects Made A Century Ago Affect Learning Today

Last updated: 06/21/2018

The familiar one-room schoolhouse ruled from Colonial times. But starting in the 19th century, she writes, big public schools were built in urban centers. They had facilities like

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Entertaining the Kids Over Summer – Kids Email Blog

Last updated: 06/21/2018

The few weeks that the children are off over Summer is daunting for every parent. However, there really are things you can do with them that aren’t too costly and still fun for a

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How to Create a School Culture Where Teachers Lead Innovation - EdSurge News

Last updated: 06/21/2018

Teachers have awesome ideas but it can be challenging for school systems to surface them and turn them into reality. In my previous column, I looked at two school systems that cre

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