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Flag Marshmallow Pops for the 4th of July • The Simple Parent

Last updated: 07/02/2018

The 4th of July is the day that just always feels like summer to me. We usually enjoy the neighborhood parade and grill out. Making these American Flag Marshmallow Pops is a fun th

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Aviva FREE Parent life cover and why you need it. - Toby and Roo

Last updated: 07/02/2018

I am delighted Aviva are sponsoring thispromotion of their Free Parent Life Cover. Recently friends of ours had a baby and we were all talking about the mundane things that every

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Identity, Purpose, and Happiness: Helping High-Achieving Adolescents Find All Three

Last updated: 07/02/2018

Kathryn Grubbs The teenage years can be difficult, filled with questions, emotions, and decisions. For high-achieving adolescents who may experience asynchronous development or exp

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A Crucial Conversation

Last updated: 07/02/2018

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” – Henry Ford Kenny was a quiet, happy two-and-a-half-year-old-boy who loved music

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2018 Best Apps and Websites for Teaching and Learning | American Libraries Magazine

Last updated: 07/01/2018

2018 Best Apps and Websites for Teaching and Learning List recognizes tools of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching June 28, 2018 The American Association of School Libraria

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12 fast-rising technologies to get ready for

Last updated: 07/01/2018

Technology moves at a mile a minute, but it doesn’t mean that you can’t jump on board and benefit from it. We asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council which of our cur

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Lessons I Have Learned about School Reform and Technology

Last updated: 07/01/2018

On June 13,  2018. I was a member of a panel held at Mission High School during San Francisco Design Week. Software developers, and others who see themselves as designers of ed-te

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5 Fun Reasons to Have a School Library Photo Booth

Last updated: 07/01/2018

HASHTAG IT!! Create a unique hashtag for your library, school, or event and use it liberally! Every picture gets the hashtag. BUT --- check it out first. You don't want to use a ha

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The Difference Between Being Busy and Being Productive

Last updated: 06/30/2018

I recently wrote about the power of rest to increase productivity and creative thinking. For that reason, I also want to share a phenomenal resource from my friend, Angela Watson

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For every parent worried about your child starting school (motherhoodtherealdeal)

Last updated: 06/30/2018

This time last year I was feeling overwhelmingly sick at the thought about my daughter starting school after the summer. She was a summer born so would be one of the youngest in he

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