Inspired by the Common Core…Wait, What?

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Tweet You heard me!  I just implied that the Common Core can be inspiring. I was reading a few things online where the CC was, well, basically being put down and the implications were that teachers see the CC standards and think (sarcastically), “Great!  Something new for me to learn and do.” Woah!  Please, fellow […]

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Stop and Smell the…

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Tweet You know the saying, “Stop and Smell the Roses.”  Well, there’s no doubt that is good advice.  Every so often we need to stop what we are doing and enjoy the world around us. And what is around us?  Oh, so much.  There’s beauty everywhere.  From the things in nature to the beauty in […]

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Detach and Choose

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Tweet So, what’s the most popular thing to write about this week?  Yep – New Year’s resolutions.  The posts and articles are everywhere and here I am adding to the mix. In class, I am having my students reflect on their pasts and presents in order to visualize what they want for themselves in the […]

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Volunteer Work Can Help You Become a Better Teacher

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Tweet Happy New Year!  We hope you had and are having an enjoyable holiday season!  Today, we bring you a great post from Dunya Carter who worked as a volunteer English teacher in Thailand.  We hope her experiences give you some inspiration as we start 2013.  ~EMP After finishing my English language and literature studies […]

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And That’s Why I Burn the Bacon

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Tweet Every morning, my husband and kids like to have bacon with their breakfast.   My husband is usually the one to cook it (I’ve gone veg myself), but usually I get things rolling for him by putting it in the pan.  Well, there are undoubtedly those mornings where the others in my house take a […]

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How to Inspire and Educate Students

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Tweet It’s important to take the time, now and again to refresh your classroom and give yourself the chance to be inspired so that you can be inspiring to your students.  That’s the motto around here!   Today, guest blogger, Nancy Parker, gives a few ideas to do just that!  ~EMP Many teachers wish to inspire […]

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Excite Young Writers with Blogging

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Tweet Blogging is a form of writing and for young writers, AKA our students, it can be an exciting venue to express their thoughts and complete assignments! I experimented with student blogging at the end of last year in June.  Yes, it was the last month of school and I went ahead with the plan.  […]

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Knowledge on the Go: Insightful Podcasts for Educators and Students

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Tweet This is a great post for teacher who simply love learning!  Podcasts are readily available to us and Melissa Miller showcases three great places to find some inspiration.  ~EMP Educational tools are thriving across so many different technological mediums; it’s hard not to be excited about it. Tablets and smartphones are making detailed and […]

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Motivational Ideas On How To Boost A Child’s Passion For Learning Throughout The Entire School Year

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Tweet Here are some great ideas to mill around your head now and throughout the year.  Consider how they can be adapted to your own classroom and teaching situation and please add comments to share your ideas.  ~EMP As the start of the school year arrives, students fly through the classroom doors unsure of what […]

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