Get Creative with Kindness – 4 Activities for the Classroom

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Tweet Kindness is something that should be fostered all year round.  Yet, this week is a great time to emphasize kindness as a way to harness all the excitement that may come from the arrival of Valentine’s Day.  At the elementary level, Valentine’s Day is a BIG deal – full of excitement, decorated paper bags […]

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Creative Ways to Teach Kids About the Green Lifestyle

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Tweet Today’s guest post introduces us to some creative ways to get students to learn about being green – a very important topic!  Enjoy.  ~EMP Companies around the globe are investing in cleaner, greener technology – so isn’t it time we invested some of our own energy in boosting students’ eco-awareness? These days, environmental education […]

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Four Techniques on Integrating Creative Teaching into the Classroom

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Tweet In the spirit of creativity in learning, we have a guest post with some ideas for the classroom.  Hope you find something that sparks your creativity!  ~EMP It can be fun when a teacher decides to shake things up in the classroom. Truth be told, some of my best classes were ones where the […]

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Get Your Creative On

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Tweet Creativity is being lost in schools.  ~  Creative teachers are being held back.  ~  Students’ creativity is not being fostered like it should be. I know.  Those are bold statements.  But it is my opinion and it’s made from the things I read and the observations I make in education each and every day. I […]

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An Arts Invitation for YOU!

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Tweet  Do you live or work in New Hampshire, USA?  If so, consider coming to this great event.  If not, check this out and let me know what you think.  We will be discussing Creativity in Learning and the more thoughts and ideas, the better.  So, regardless of whether or not you are able to […]

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Growing Up Online: the Tidal Wave of Devices in the Classroom

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Tweet  A tech infused education is important, but so is some good old-fashioned face to face time.  Here is a great post from a guest blogger who shares her perspective on the matter.  Be sure to comment and let us know yours!  ~EMP As internet companies like Google and Bing grow from startups into institutions, […]

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When Students’ Interests are Sparked

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Tweet Every so often you hit something just right with a student or group of students.  Sometimes you try to do so and succeed (or fail).  Other times, you are just doing what you do and something just strikes right. That has happened to me this year with some of my students and it’s been […]

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8 Inspiring Values of Unforgettable Educators

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Tweet You will love this post from a returning guest blogger, Aileen Pablo.  I’ve nothing more to say, just enjoy!  ~EMP Most of us are lucky enough to have had at least one exceptional teacher during our school days, and whether they taught us in elementary, middle school, high school or college, we still tend […]

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Steam Point Winner

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Tweet Congratulations to Karin Cevasco!  She is the winner of Steam Point by Susan Riley over at EducationCloset.com.  For more information about the book, be sure to visit EducationCloset.com. (Notice those with two entries made comments both on this website and on FaceBook.  Be on the look out in February for another chance to win […]

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