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Nov 17, 2017
Teacher Tips for Managing Holiday Stress
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Teaching during November and December is tough. While you know your winter break is coming, your work schedule leading up to it isn’t remotely flexible, and it’s one of the most stressful times of the year. Here are a few ...
We Are Teachers
5 Principles of Outstanding Classroom Management
Effective classroom management requires awareness, patience, good timing, boundaries, and instinct. There’s nothing easy about shepherding ...
Edutopia
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How to Introduce Kindergarteners to Computers
I work with roughly 500 kindergarten through 5th-grade students. As part of their curriculum, students receive 40 minutes each ...
eSchool News
Instruction on Preventing Opioid Abuse
The HOPE curriculum, which was approved this summer, is a series of lessons, assessments and learning materials for K-12 to provide students ...
Cleveland.com
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When Stress is Good for Student-Athletes and When it's Not
When someone says they’re “stressed,” it usually means they are experiencing negative pressure, either physical or mental. Due to ...
USA Today High School Sports
A Gloomy Perspective on High-stakes Testing
The title of his latest book telegraphs where Harvard education professor Daniel Koretz stands on one of today’s most contentious ...
Education Next
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12 Smart Ideas To Grade Essays Faster
Does grading a stack of papers feel like shoveling smoke for a weekend? Like the payoff does not equal your effort? Over the years, I’ve ...
Teach Thought
One Word Bound Together Students Learning a New Language
Eddie Williams felt a sense of kinship with students who struggled to determine their place in American society. The English Language ...
Chalkbeat
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Want A Modern School System? Technology Is Not Enough
Technology in education offers the promise of individualized learning and improved outcomes for every student in America. It’s not a new ...
Forbes
Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your District
How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? Creativity, flexibility, and strong goals are a must. In “Roadmap to ...
edWeb
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6 Strategies for Promoting Student Autonomy
Flexible classrooms rely on students exercising a certain degree of independence. If teachers want to maximize their time working ...
Edutopia
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Major Educational Content Providers and Distributors Join Together to Fight Counterfeit Textbooks
Cengage, McGraw-Hill Education, and Pearson have joined forces with Ingram and Chegg, Inc. to have them adopt and implement ...
McGraw-Hill Education
NCTM Announces New Grants for Educators
Today the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) announced three new Mathematics Education Trust (MET) ...
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
EcoRise, Google, and CHPS Announce Curriculum Development Partnership
EcoRise, Google, and the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) have announced a partnership to develop a project ...
EcoRise
         
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"Today in school we learned about the three main branches of government: lobbyists, fund-raisers and media."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Trivia
In the United States, surveys reveal that teachers are second only to what profession as the occupation that contributes most to society's well-being?
See the answer below.
What Year Was It?
Elizabethan Age Begins
Elizabethan Age Begins
Queen Mary I, the monarch of England and Ireland since 1553, dies and is succeeded by her 25-year-old half-sister, Elizabeth.
The day was Nov 17. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
Thomas Jefferson
Trivia Answer
In the United States, surveys reveal that teachers are second only to what profession as the occupation that contributes most to society's well-being?
Answer: Military personal.
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