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5 Ways You Can Help Your Child Succeed in First Grade

The jump from kindergarten to first grade is a big one. Last year, your child was probably engaged primarily in play-based learning, with assessment being…

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3 Tips to Integrate the Arts in your classroom

In a time when schools are tossing aside the arts, we must realize that if we place art at the center of our curriculum, the…

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Are the Children Safe in Our Schools?

We send our children to the school to get educated, and till a few decades ago, we did not have to dwell too much on…

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CBSE Brings Indian Authors Closer to Students

India, a country with a very rich cultural heritage, has contributed immensely to the world of literature. India is home to some very good authors…

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15 Questions to Replace “How Was School Today?”

These questions will help you draw out important information from your kids. How many times have you asked your child, “How was school today?” and…

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6 Paths to Better Leadership

School leaders can undertake these six key tasks to make a difference in the lives of their students and improve school communities. Leadership in education…

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Laughter, Learning, and Why Teens Are Such a Tough Crowd

Laughter, risk, and novelty stimulate the teenage brain. Make these elements work for you by incorporating the strategies and rhythms of stand-up comedy into your…

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Using Brain Breaks to Restore Students’ Focus

Early in my teaching career, I was disturbed by a note left by the substitute teacher. She wrote that during the three days she was…

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10 Things You DON’T OWE Your Child

In today’s society, everyone is concerned about what we’re entitled to or what we deserve. Adults gripe and complain that they didn’t get what they…

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7 Lies We Need to STOP Telling Our Kids

We all lie to our kids. Sometimes it’s on purpose and for what we deem a good purpose. Sometimes it’s because we so want them…