First Impressions, Not Second Chances

“A stunning first impression was not the same thing as love at first sight. But surely it was an invitation to consider the matter.” — Lois McMaster Bujold  It has been said that first impressions

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Community Service Engages Students

Community service is something kids of all ages can enjoy and learn from. From elementary to high school, students and teachers can benefit by creating and implementing community services activities for

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Inquiry-Based Education Awakens Innovation

Inquiry-based education awakens curiosity, wonder, and purpose in students. It elicits the evidence that we need to demonstrate students’ skills and their understanding of new standards. For teachers

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Edmodo: It’s Facebook for Education

If you don’t know what Edmodo is, or haven’t used Edmodo in your classroom, the easiest way to think about it is Facebook for teachers. And even if the thought of using Facebook – either personally

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Should Teachers use Twitter?

Twitter has been around for a while, but the idea of tweeting as a viable communications forum seems to have really exploded in importance since the inauguration of the current president of the United

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Good Coaching Goes Beyond Play Calling

For coaches, particularly at the high school level, a well thought out philosophy is pertinent to their program. Communication and motivation are essential aspects of the job because what coaches are really

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Be an Inspiring Teacher

A teacher with the ability to inspire students is the type of teacher who will be long remembered. Inspiring students is integral to ensuring their success and encouraging them to fulfill their potential.

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Explore DC’s Top Museums

The nation’s capital is a treasure trove of history, science and art, so a visit to DC’s top museums is a must for teachers. A visit will not only inspire and educate, but will provide teachers with

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Bring Passion Back to the Classroom

“Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.”  — Anthony J. D’Angelo  Do you ever feel like your students are just going through the motions? Has

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