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July 1, 2020 castlelearning

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How to Effectively Deliver a Virtual Test or Assignment with Castle Learning

At Castle Learning, we are committed to improving education, including remote teaching. We...

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June 19, 2020 castlelearning

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Customer Support Summer Hours Start Monday, June 22nd

Welcome to summer!  Congratulations on making it through a tough and trying second half of the...

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June 1, 2020 castlelearning

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How Castle Helps Create Tests and Assignments When Teaching Virtually

While school districts are still working on instructional plans for the fall, many leaders...

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May 13, 2020 castlelearning

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Ideas to Minimize the Pitfalls of Remote Teaching

Imagine … one Thursday, Little League announces that on the following Monday, cricket would...

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Jeff Hersh

Jeff Hersh

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December 2, 2019

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Jeff Hersh

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Castle Learning's Guide To Preparing For a Substitute Teacher

Great teachers are known for giving every ounce of energy they have to make sure their work is of the highest standards of excellence. Sometimes, however, this outstanding output of mental and physical fuselage comes with a cost. When teachers are exhausted, the weather shifts,  and flu season...

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November 25, 2019

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Jeff Hersh

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Using Castle Learning for Middle School English

Castle Learning offers tools and solutions to help educators teach Middle School English. Reading, writing, and grammar skills taught in elementary school pave the way for students’ future successes. The goal of Castle Learning’s Middle School English program is to assist teachers in creating a...

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November 19, 2019

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Jeff Hersh

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How Storytelling Can Help Students Learn Complex Concepts

Storytelling is a tried and true form of communicating big ideas to listeners. Whether it’s a lesson in morality, conveying meaning of an experience, or even enlightening a listener on a topic, telling a story is a powerful and effective method to teach. Students enter the classroom already...

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October 30, 2019

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Jeff Hersh

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Is Flexible Seating Right for Your Classroom?

Teachers use assigned seating in the classroom for many different reasons. It can help keep the class organized and match the way teachers input grades, take attendance, and collect work from students. It can help with overall classroom management by placing students who distract others closer...

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October 24, 2019

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Jeff Hersh

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How You Can Help Hungry Students

The hard truth is that many students come to public schools hungry. Communities where families are struggling often include children not getting the healthy nutrition they require. Trying to learn and excel at school is a struggle when students are hungry. What can teachers do to help?

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October 21, 2019

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Jeff Hersh

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Using Castle Learning For High School Science

High School science is an essential part of every student’s foundational education. The sciences are needed not only for earning a diploma, but also set students up for success in college and beyond.  Castle Learning offers science educators the tools and resources they need to best help their...

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October 15, 2019

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Jeff Hersh

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Using Castle Learning For Elementary English

Castle Learning offers tools and solutions to help educators teach Elementary English. Reading, writing, and grammar skills taught in elementary school pave the way for students’ future successes. The goal of Castle Learning’s Elementary English program is to assist teachers in creating a solid...

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October 7, 2019

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Jeff Hersh

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Three Key Elements of Staff Development

Schools are always looking for new professional development opportunities to help teachers and staff be more effective. As methodologies and practices continue to evolve, it’s up to administrators to set up avenues for their teachers to learn. Improving techniques and mastering methods ensures...

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October 3, 2019

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Jeff Hersh

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Teaching Death of a Salesman with Castle Learning

Arthur Miller’s play, “Death of a Salesman,” was first released in 1949 and continues to be studied and performed regularly. The play challenges the concept of the “American Dream” as it follows an aging salesman who has not found the promise of success in his life as he expected. 

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September 27, 2019

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Jeff Hersh

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Castle Learning Tips for Creating a Stress Free Classroom

Working can cause stress because of the high expectations we put upon ourselves to achieve.  Teachers know that though working in education is highly rewarding, it requires constant multitasking, from classroom management and instruction to teamwork and planning.   

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