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A Holistic Approach to Successful Coaching

The successful coach is a man or woman that brings out the best in their student athletes. It can be performance on the football field, the baseball diamond or the basketball court. But it is about a coach’s

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The National Mall is an Educational Treasure

Educational travel doesn’t have to mean flying to the Galapagos Islands or Europe. It can be in your own backyard or just a short flight away to the National Mall in Washington D.C. Perhaps one of

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Teaching Writing: How to Develop Voice

Teaching writing is one of the most important skills a teacher can pass on. There are several aspects to developing skillful writers. Voice is one of the most important. How to teach kids to write passionately

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Pixar for SEL: Infinity and Beyond

Started by Star Wars creator George Lucas and later acquired by Apple’s Steve Jobs, Pixar, now owned by Disney, has been a groundbreaking CG animation studio since 1979. Feature length films include

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How Digital Storytelling Bolsters Literacy, Creativity

Everyone has a story to tell. Make it visual. Digital storytelling is a creative learning experience. With the proper multimedia tools it is a relatively new and novel way to bolster literacy and help

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What’s So Fine About Art?

Art is a collaborative effort. Teaching art to children starts with an understanding of fine art with the goal of learning the skills necessary to teach and impart to students a love and understanding

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Good Coaches Aren’t Just About the W

Good coaches are not measured or remembered based so much on a winning season as the impact of their life philosophy and the standards they pass on to the young people going through their program. Coaches

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A Novel Way to Stimulate Students

Fiction is a novel way to stimulate the brain, it turns out. Reading novels, or stories, not only improves our minds, studies show, but gives us a greater chance of understanding the world we live in.

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Tips for Engaging Today’s Students

The world we live in moves quickly, particularly for the contemporary student. As a teacher, how do you engage students? Because keeping students focused is becoming more difficult. But there is hope. As

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