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That “Aha” Moment!

That “Aha” Moment!

This week, we’re sharing more of our Facebook followers’ most memorable teaching experiences. Back in December, we asked teachers to share a time they saw a student grasp a concept they were struggling with. Check out the great responses we received!   Answers: “While teaching...
Science Teacher Inspiration

Science Teacher Inspiration

We often ask our Facebook followers to share some of their best teaching experiences with us. From what inspired them to become a teacher, to the best excuses for not turning in homework, the answers have surprised us, inspired us and made us laugh.   Over the next couple of posts,...
Kid Inventors’ Day

Kid Inventors’ Day

This Friday, Jan. 17, is Kids’ Inventors Day! Celebrate by teaching your students about the contributions young people have made to a wide variety of important inventions. From televisions to trampolines, many everyday objects can be attributed to young inventors. Louis Braille was only...
Going Back-to-School after Winter Break

Going Back-to-School after Winter Break

For teachers and students alike, going back-to-school after Winter Break can be tough. However, the new semester is a great time to try new activities or make changes in your classroom. In order to motivate yourself and reengage students during that first week back, we’ve compiled a...
Classroom Resolutions for 2014

Classroom Resolutions for 2014

For educators, New Year’s resolutions often revolve around classroom goals and ways to better engage with students. However, research suggests that just 8 percent of people achieve their New Year’s resolutions. We want to help you beat the odds this year with these resources to help...
The Christmas Bird Count, Part 2

The Christmas Bird Count, Part 2

Two weeks ago, we shared information about the 114th annual Christmas Bird Count. The project began on Saturday, Dec. 14 and continues through Thursday, Jan. 5. As the second week of the count comes to a close, encourage students to learn more about the results of the count and how they...
Caring for Classroom Critters During Winter Break

Caring for Classroom Critters During Winter Break

Winter break is quickly approaching! As you’re wrapping up the semester, don’t forget to plan for the care of classroom pets while you and your students are away. These tips can help you keep your critters happy over the holidays.     Before you leave for the holidays, make...
Citizen Science Project: The Christmas Bird Count

Citizen Science Project: The Christmas Bird Count

Saturday, Dec. 14 marks the beginning of the 114th annual Christmas Bird Count, a three-week census of birds found across the United States. Participants spend a day counting all the birds they see within a designated area. Bird preservation organizations then use this data to assess the...
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