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April 26, 2017 Jeff Hersh

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Top Ways To Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week

Stop what you’re doing and take a moment to think about where you would be without the amazing...

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April 24, 2017 Jeff Hersh

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Should I Become a Teacher?

Career choices can be daunting. When you’re young, there is a lot of emphasis on the...

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April 20, 2017 Jeff Hersh

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Classroom Spring Cleaning - Tips to Refresh for the Rest of the Year

When the snow melts away, when the trees bloom, when the sun stays out longer, it’s hard not to...

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April 11, 2017 Jeff Hersh

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Castle Learning SAT/ACT Test Prep

When high school students prepare for college, tests such as the SAT and ACT are essential first...

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March 16, 2017

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Castle Learning's Intro to Science: What it Includes

Do you need a method to support early Science instruction? Castle Learning offers a large and flexible bank of Science questions for teachers to test and assess their students’ comprehension at the Elementary level.

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March 14, 2017

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Introverted and Extroverted Students: Managing the Difference

One of the most rewarding parts of being a teacher is the many kinds of students and personalities you have the honor of coming across in the classroom. They can be so different, but when it comes to teaching, identifying the introverts and the extroverts will be key to developing methods to...

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March 9, 2017

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Spring Break Reading Guide

With Spring Break quickly approaching, teachers realize the school year is nearly over. Instead of letting your students be completely free over the break, consider it an ideal time for curling up with a good book. Use Spring Break to your advantage by assigning a novel that you might normally...

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March 7, 2017

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10 Questions with... Alex Corbitt, English teacher at The Bronx School of Young Leaders

 

Next up in our "10 Questions with... " series is Alex Corbitt. Alex is a middle school English teacher in The Bronx, New York. His work focuses primarily on socio-emotional learning, gamification, education technology, and literacy. He loves learning from other teachers and he regularly...

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March 2, 2017

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Parent Engagement In Education

It almost goes without saying that parent involvement in a child’s education is imperative. Parents can be a teacher’s greatest ally in leading students to success by fostering an educational environment at home and being aware of what their child learns at school

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February 28, 2017

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Preparing Students For Online Testing

Most standardized testing has shifted to online formats. This means students are expected to take critical assessments on computers, rather than on traditional bubble answer sheets, essay paper, or testing books. As it becomes the norm, students in the earliest of grade levels will become...

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February 23, 2017

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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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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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