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February 23, 2017 Jeff Hersh

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Rethinking Homework

It’s not clear who was the first teacher to assign homework, but certainly generations of school...

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February 16, 2017 Jeff Hersh

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Ways to Make Classic Literature Work in the Social Media Age

Students have plenty of places to give their attention that doesn’t include their reading...

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February 14, 2017 Jeff Hersh

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How to Help Shy Students Make their Voices Heard

We all know that student, the one who sits in the back and never raises his/her hand and mumbles...

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February 9, 2017 Jeff Hersh

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Start The Day Off Right: The Best Morning Rituals For Teachers

The adage “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” is a reminder to not rush out the...

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February 23, 2017

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Jeff Hersh

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Rethinking Homework

It’s not clear who was the first teacher to assign homework, but certainly generations of school children wish they hadn’t! Student complaints aside, homework has been a crucial piece of the education puzzle for decades.

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February 16, 2017

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Jeff Hersh

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Ways to Make Classic Literature Work in the Social Media Age

Students have plenty of places to give their attention that doesn’t include their reading assignments for English class. The English teacher has been struggling to compete with other forms of media for generations: be it radio, television, internet, and now all the social media apps available in...

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February 14, 2017

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How to Help Shy Students Make their Voices Heard

We all know that student, the one who sits in the back and never raises his/her hand and mumbles quietly when called upon by the teacher. Sometimes being shy can inhibit a student from really engaging in classroom activities. Here are a few tips to help shy students out.

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February 9, 2017

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Jeff Hersh

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Start The Day Off Right: The Best Morning Rituals For Teachers

The adage “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” is a reminder to not rush out the door in the morning without having a balanced meal. This idea of starting the day off right isn’t regulated to just having breakfast.

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February 7, 2017

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Jeff Hersh

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How to Communicate with Your Students Outside the Classroom

The state of technology allows us to have instant communication with each other over many types of devices. You can email someone at anytime. You can send a text message, send a tweet, post on their Facebook, and even call them up on the phone. It can put a lot of pressure on us all when there’s...

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February 2, 2017

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Coding in the Classroom: How to Introduce It

It’s becoming more and more clear that learning how to code will be essential for students looking for career success in their futures. The need to be able to code and understand the elements of computer science continues to spread through many different fields and professions.

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January 31, 2017

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Jeff Hersh

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Teacher Technology: Products that Help

The days of only needing a blackboard and lined gradebook are long gone. Teaching today requires instructors to be well-versed in technology. New tools that can help the busiest of educators make their jobs more efficient are continually developed and released.

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January 26, 2017

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Jeff Hersh

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Castle Learning Arrives in Ohio

It’s not secret that the great state of Ohio is home to some of the best educators working in the field today. Along with inspiring leadership from administrators across the state, parents know their children’s education is in great hands. While LeBron James may be considered “The King”, we’re...

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January 24, 2017

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Jeff Hersh

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Snow Days: How to Make the Most of it for Your Students

It’s the wee hours of the morning. The sun hasn’t even gotten its wake up call. Then the phone rings. The glorious salvation of a snow day.

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January 19, 2017

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Jeff Hersh

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Tools All Teacher's Lounges Need

The teacher’s lounge has always been a place of legends. As students, we wondered what happened behind those doors. Did teachers discuss their mutual students? Did they recharge their alien powers that led to us having so much homework? Or did they just drink coffee and grade our papers?

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