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September 12, 2019 Jeff Hersh

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Castle Learning Integrates with LMS Services

A new school year means new opportunities for educators to upgrade their tools and make...

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September 10, 2019 Jeff Hersh

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Teaching A Streetcar Named Desire with Castle Learning

A Streetcar Named Desire is a landmark American play written by Tennessee Williams. It opened on...

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September 3, 2019 Jeff Hersh

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Teaching The Glass Menagerie with Castle Learning

Tennessee Williams’ play, The Glass Menagerie, was first performed in 1944 and continues to be...

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August 27, 2019 Jeff Hersh

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New 2019 School Year Planning Tips for Teachers

After taking some time to relax and recharge, it’s time for teachers to start back to school...

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August 14, 2015

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Laughs for Teachers for the Beginning of a New School Year

Summer vacation is over!  

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August 11, 2015

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5 Tips to Stay Fit During the School Year

After a (hopefully) restful summer break, it’s time for teachers to dive back into the taxing routine of the school year. Early rising, busy days of teaching, planning, prepping; and evenings spent teaching, coaching, planning, prepping and grading leaves little time to take care of oneself.

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August 4, 2015

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First Day of School Tips For Teachers

The first day of classes can be a frenzy for everyone. Students are excited and nervous to see who will be in their classes, administrators are excited and hope the school machine is running as expected, and the teachers are prepared to start off on the right foot with their new classes.

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June 30, 2015

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Hot Summer Reads for Teachers On Vacation

You made it!  It’s officially summer vacation. And the only people more excited about this time of year than kids… are their teachers! As you pack for days spent lounging on the beach or poolside, here’s a list of great novels out now, perfect to read in-between dozing in the sun.  

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June 26, 2015

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The Movies Your Students Are Loving This Summer (and why you need to see them too)

Summer is the biggest season for movies. While it seems that most summer blockbusters are made with kids in mind, this is a great reason for teachers to get to the theater and discover potential lesson plans that can excite and engage their students in the Fall. 

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June 17, 2015

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Holiday Calendar for 2015-2016 school year

It’s never too early to start planning for the 2015 - 2016 school year. Here’s a handy look at all the key holiday dates for the coming school year. Happy Planning!

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June 2, 2015

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How to Keep Your Children on a Summer Schedule (So Going Back to School Isn't Such a Battle)

School's out! For Summer!

The time of the year when teachers finally have a chance to breathe is also when parents sometimes find themselves suddenly overwhelmed with the prospect of having their children home all day.    

What can easily turn into an avalanche of junk food, full days glued to...

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May 27, 2015

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Five Ways Social Media Can Help Students Retain What They Learned

Today’s savvy teachers know they have to be up-to-date on how students are communicating and getting information and content. They also know that motivating students is key to guiding them to success. Here are five ways teachers can motivate their students to engage and retain what they learned in...

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May 19, 2015

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5 Ways to Keep Your Students Fresh Over the Summer

With Summer fast approaching it's easy to start day-dreaming about what we are going to do to prepare for next year (and maybe sleep in a few days).  
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May 15, 2015

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End of the School Year Teacher Survival Tips

Imagine you are running a marathon. 26.2 miles seems like mission impossible.  Ask any marathoner and they’ll telll you all the secrets and tips for survival. Hydration, pacing, belief in yourself...  

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