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Teaching Through Music

Music is communication. Teaching through music is inspirational and educational. Bringing a musical program to the classroom creates a learning environment that inspires students while adding new dimensions

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Teaching Resilience and the Art of Overcoming Adversity

Resilience is the capacity to bounce back quickly from difficulties. But can toughness be taught. The answer is, yes. Resilience, like tolerance and happiness and inspiration, are lifelong skills that

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Educational Outreach: Be a Teacher-Leader

Educational Outreach is about representing fellow teachers. That includes in negotiations with school administration and districts. As a teacher representative it is the job of an educational outreach

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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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