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7 MOOCs to help you grow as a teacher

MOOC’s, or massive open online courses from places like Coursera, offer opportunities for educators at any level to acquire new skills, or learn more about the teaching profession. For New […]

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Three ways you can hack snow days for learning

If you live on the east coast of the states, chances are you had a snow day already (or two) this year. We had snow in New Jersey. For. Days. […]

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Brain Rules for teachers, part two

Did you get something out of last week’s Brain Rules post? I sure hope so. This week, we’ll look at the other six brain rules John Medina covers in his […]

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Twelve Brain Rules for educators, part one

Of all the books I read in 2015, John Medina’s Brain Rules impacted the way I think about learning the most. Today we’re going to look at how our brains […]

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How to do it: 3D printing in your classroom

How many times have you looked at a new piece of education technology, and wondered, ‘how is this actually helping kids learn’? Enter the world of plastic and ed-tech. Today, […]

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Four things to look for in your next school

Do you know where you’re sending your child to school next year? It’s decision time for parents in Newark, and soon it will be in Camden, too. We put together […]

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Tips for Creating Effective Read Alouds

Though it sounds simple, a read aloud is actually more than just reading a book. It is an important opportunity to teach young scholars how to read. It’s also a carefully planned […]

15 tips to help you survive and thrive in college

By Jess Gersh, Director of College Persistence Going back to school can be exciting…and daunting, especially when you’re headed into an entirely new environment. When you’re making the jump from high […]

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5 Big Wins Before School Starts

This post is the first in a series called New Year, New You. Our goal is to provide you with helpful tips, tools and resources to get your school year […]

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Introducing New Year, New You

Welcome to the start of a new school year! This week our two middle schools welcomed over 160 new fifth graders into the TEAM and family. Soon we’ll welcome over […]