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July 11, 2019 Jeff Hersh

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How to Curb Online Cheating

Online testing and assignments continue to become more of the norm in schools. Student access to...

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July 9, 2019 Jeff Hersh

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The Best Summer Reads for Teachers

Summer is the ideal time for teachers to catch up on their personal reading. Reading inspiring...

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July 2, 2019 Jeff Hersh

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How to Use Castle Learning's Video Tutorials

how to manage cell phone use in your classroomCastle Learning offers many options for teachers...

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June 19, 2019 Jeff Hersh

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How to Handle End-of-the School Year Stress for Teachers

Many people think the weeks leading up to the last day of school means teachers have a glorious...

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March 25, 2019

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The Academic Benefits of Modeling

Teachers must bridge the gap of each student’s knowledge with every lesson. The goal is to reach all students and ensure they understand each component of new topics and concepts. For students learning new concepts, figuring out the first steps can often be difficult. Modeling new skills and...

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March 20, 2019

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The Emotional Benefits of Friendly Fridays

After a long week of learning, who can blame teachers and students for thinking about the upcoming weekend on Friday? However, Friday is still an important part of the learning week. Why not use Fridays to help students reflect on the work they accomplished during the week? One of the most...

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March 13, 2019

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The Benefits of Credit Recovery Programs for Schools

Not all students succeed under the parameters set by schools and districts. There are many factors that lead to some students being unable to earn passing grades, including outside factors that are difficult and unexpected. When these issues compound, students find themselves without the time in...

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March 11, 2019

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Door Greeting Trends - Should You Hop on Board?

A teacher’s day is busy, there’s no question about it. A typical day is jam packed with prep, meetings, extra help sessions and classes upon classes with spare moments unlikely to be found. However, greeting students as they arrive in the classroom can be valuable and time well spent. It’s...

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March 9, 2019

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Castle Learning’s New Features & Enhancements – March 2019

Castle Learning is excited to announce these updates to help teachers.

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March 6, 2019

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The Castle Learning Checklist Challenge

Top educators know the need for a fully stocked toolbox that allows them to help their students succeed. The tools available to teachers today are more abundant than ever, thanks to top of the line resource programs. However, not all of these programs give teachers everything they need. Teachers...

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March 4, 2019

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Teacher Tips: How to Handle Tech Addiction in the Classroom

Students today face a reality where constant access to digital tools has created a surgence of tech addiction. As students enter school equipped with smart phones, tablets, and laptops, anxiety can form when they are unable to use devices to connect to social media, text friends and family, or...

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February 28, 2019

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How to Handle When Students Question Authority

In a perfect world, students come to class ready to learn and ready to respect the teacher and their peers. Alas, the world isn’t perfect, which is why teachers need to be ready for students who act out and even at times question their authority. When students display this kind of disruptive...

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February 25, 2019

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In the Absence of Recess: How to Get Your Class Moving

School days are often filled to the brim with lessons. Time for recess is at a premium. To ensure students are learning to the best of their abilities, a short break and some light exercise can be essential. Teachers should be aware of some simple techniques to ensure this part of the learning...

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February 21, 2019

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The Differences in How Technology is Used in Varying Grade Levels

Technology continues to evolve as teachers and administrators craft the education of today’s students. As more administrators introduce technology-based educational platforms into their schools, teachers of all grade levels find ways to use these effective new tools. As students grow through the...

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