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8 Ways To Invest In Your Health And Wellbeing As A Teacher

8 Ways To Invest In Your Health & Wellbeing As A Teacher contributed by Anne Davis Your overall health is important to sustaining a good quality of life. While genetics may work against you at times, if you make the right choices, you can live a long, healthy life. Maintaining a healthy weight, eating nutritious …

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Discussion: What Are Teachers Responsible For?

Discussion: What Are Teachers Responsible For? by TeachThought Staff The processes of teaching and learning are an ongoing negotiation between teacher, student, and content. As a culture, we are in the habit of creating expectations for teachers and not students because they’re adults and professionals and that’s the way the world works. We create expectations …

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Discuss: In Finland, teachers are not ‘inspected’

Discuss: ‘In Finland, teachers are not inspected’ by Terry Heick Non-negotiable. Out of all of my experiences as a classroom teacher in ‘struggling’ American K-12 schools, the term ‘non-negotiable’ sticks with me the most. On my first day teaching, I was given a list of what was ‘non-negotiable’ and at first I thought it was …

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A Poem That’s Been Torn In Half? New Children’s Book Explores Value Of Mistakes

A Poem That’s Been Torn In Half? New Children’s Book Explores Value Of Mistakes by TeachThought Staff This post is sponsored by Workman Publishing Title: ‘My Book Of Beautiful Oops!’ Author: Barney Saltzberg (author’s page) Ages: 3+ Availability: In Stores Now Summary: ‘My Book Of Beautiful Oops!’ Is A Scribble it, Smear it, Fold it, Tear …

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Looking For An Entry-Level Drone? This Is One Of Our Favorites

Looking For An Entry-Level Drone? This Is One Of Our Favorites by Innovative Deals If you’re looking for a fantastic entry-level drone–for you or your classroom–the Holy Stone HS170 Predator is worth a look, and Amazon is retailing them for $39.99. We don’t talk much about drones (or ‘quadcopters” if you prefer), but they’re gradually becoming less …

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10 Ways Teachers Can Save Money On Printing

How To Save Money With More Efficient Printing by inkcartridges.com This is sponsored content. 10 Ways Teachers Can Save Money On Printing The popularity of tablets and other digital devices for studying hasn’t changed the fact that print still plays a significant role in education. Despite digital technology’s ongoing popularity, print is still the most …

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Why You Shouldn’t Use Physical Education As Punishment

Why You Shouldn’t Use Physical Education As Punishment by Dr. Kymm Ballard, Executive Director for SPARK Think about any time you’ve seen “army boot camp” portrayed in pop culture — are you picturing the traditional drill sergeant, ordering his troops to do endless laps and push-ups, as punishment for their errors that day? Now, with that scenario …

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