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How you can get students involved in improving their community and environment

Now more than ever it is important that we encourage our kids to be the change in their community and help improve the lives of people who live there. However, […]

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How you can add computer science to your education curriculum next year

Do you remember when President Obama became the first US President to write a line of code? Computer science is becoming a huge part of what it means to be […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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How You Can Set Your Students Up for Success This Summer

You’ve almost made it to the end of your school year. You’ve worked really hard with your students to master many new skills, taught them to think critically and celebrated […]

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Effectively Keep Students Engaged with SLANT

Every teacher knows a class paying attention has a much better chance of mastering objectives than one off task, but how do you keep kids engaged and focused? Even more […]