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June 21, 2017 Jeff Hersh

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A Tour of Castle Learnings' Video Tutorials

Castle Learning offers support for all of its users. It also has a wide range of video tutorials...

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June 19, 2017 Jeff Hersh

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Classroom Pets - What They Can Teach Your Students

It’s not uncommon to walk into an elementary school classroom and discover wildlife. No, not the...

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June 13, 2017 Jeff Hersh

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What The Car You Drive Says About Your Teacher Personality

Every so often a student catches a glimpse of something mystical on the school grounds. It’s a...

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June 7, 2017 Jeff Hersh

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Discipline in the Classroom - How to Calm Troublemakers

Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best. – Bob Talber

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May 5, 2017

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Jeff Hersh

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How Castle Learning Impacts Your Students

Castle Learning is a tool for educators to help them improve their workflow and reach their goals. It’s also key to helping students excel. The many facets of Castle Learning are provided to impact each student.

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May 2, 2017

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Jeff Hersh

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Castle Learning's Practice Assignments

Even if your school isn’t using Castle Learning yet, you can still take advantage of the content available. Castle Learning has created a collection of sample practice assignments that you can download today. They are free to use in your classroom however they best fit your needs.

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May 1, 2017

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Julie Sandorfi

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Meeting the Challenges of the Revised Global II Regents Exam

In 2016, NYS Education Department issued guidelines and an implementation timeline for a revised Global II Regents examination. The first administration of the new exam is planned for June 2019. The exam will be based on the NYS K–12 Social Studies Framework and incorporates the principles of...

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April 29, 2017

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Jeff Hersh

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How Recess Helps Kids Learn

All work and no play isn’t healthy for anyone. Everyone needs to take a break from their work, whether it’s to rest, recharge, or refocus. Sometimes, it’s simply needed to socialize. Kids need this just as much as adults, especially during the rigorous school day. Recess is a time for students...

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April 27, 2017

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Jeff Hersh

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Note Taking in the Digital Classroom

Effective note taking is a key strategy to helping students find success in education. Traditional note-taking techniques such as outlining, mapping and annotating can still be successful. Even more importantly, they can be implemented with emerging digital technologies. Today’s devices continue...

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April 26, 2017

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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 teachers in your life. Whether they helped you in school, opened the door to new interests that led you to your career, or helped better your own children, it’s easy to see how integral teachers are in...

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April 24, 2017

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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 possibilities of your future. Deciding on a college major ultimately helps you decide on a career path. However, making that final decision can be clouded with questions, doubts and uncertainties.

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April 20, 2017

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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 get caught with Spring fever. Birds are chirping. The students are energized. And everyone has their eyes on summer break only a few short months away. But there’s still plenty of work to be done in...

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April 11, 2017

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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 steps. College prep tests serve as watermarks for colleges and universities to assess which high school students best meet the requirements to succeed at their school. .

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April 6, 2017

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Jeff Hersh

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Earning College Credit in High School - How It's Done

High school students and their parents know students are approaching a pivotal time in their education. Just around the bend, students will be off to college to ready themselves for their careers beyond school. It’s never too early to start making plans for college applications. There are even...

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