Brain Breaks: Not Just for the Kiddos

By: Cailyn Dougherty | May 25, 2016

When I think back to when I was in school, we worked from the start of class to the end of the day. The only time we had breaks was if we needed to go to the bathroom, or finished all of our work. These little moments were few and ...
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A Quick Lesson on Being Career Ready

By: Lisa Nielsen | May 25, 2016

As a self-described expert on college and career readiness, I know what I am talking about when I say there is a need to get students today ready for their next steps into careers. I have written two books in a series on this called The Book on Career Readiness and ...
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WHERE TO BEGIN: D-Day

By: Donald A. Fuller | May 20, 2016

For the veteran educators, no one wants to think of starting back to school this close to summer break.  There are final exams to give, boxing up your classroom, and vacations to think about.  However, if you are just finishing up your student teaching experience and lucky enough to land ...
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The Low-Down on Strategies That Actually Work

By: Michelle Areaux | May 20, 2016

I know all teachers can say first hand, going to professional development courses can be a cruel punishment. Not wanting to sound negative, I am going to be brutally honest here and say the required trainings can be both exhausting and soul draining. We are expected to sit for hours, ...
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How Do You Like Your Principal to Celebrate You?

By: Jon Konen | May 19, 2016

A good principal will differentiate, like students, the ways he or she celebrates you! The question is, “How do you like to be celebrated?” Have you ever thought about it? What can your principal do to make you feel appreciated? Like reading abilities of sixth graders, teachers have a wide variety ...
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