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  • Why Does My School Need a Cutout Maker? Greece Professional Learning Center Loves Theirs!

    Why Does My School Need a Cutout Maker? Greece Professional Learning Center Loves Theirs!

    For 30 years, Greece Professional Learning Center (PLC) in Rochester, NY has been providing academic resources and professional learning opportunities to educators and community groups....

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  • 4 Test-Taking Tips from The Curriculum Corner

    4 Test-Taking Tips from The Curriculum Corner

    When testing season is upon your classroom, it makes for a very anxious time. Not only are students worried about the disruption to their routine, where multiple-choice questions and...

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  • [Lesson Plan] Social-Emotional Learning for Elementary Students: Kindness

    [Lesson Plan] Social-Emotional Learning for Elementary Students: Kindness

    Social-Emotional Learning is a concept top-of-mind with educators these days, and for good reason. While not a new idea by any means, developing students' social and emotional skills...

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  • Classroom Activity and Materials: Focus on Reading!

    Classroom Activity and Materials: Focus on Reading!

    The National Education Association's Read Across America Day is celebrated in classrooms across the United States each year on Dr. Seuss' birthday, March 2nd. But why stop at one day,...

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  • Dialed In: How to Bring Global Awareness Into the Classroom

    Dialed In: How to Bring Global Awareness Into the Classroom

    I remember when I started teaching, my students were acquiring more "life experiences" than I was. They were traveling abroad, going to the beach, hiking mountains...anything and...

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  • What Can Title I Funding Be Used For?

    What Can Title I Funding Be Used For?

    According to the U.S. Department of Education website, the Title I Grant program is meant to provide funding to  disadvantaged Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) to improve their...

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  • [Lesson Plan] Celebrate the Chinese New Year 2019!

    [Lesson Plan] Celebrate the Chinese New Year 2019!

    Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, has been celebrated for thousands of years. It is one of the most important holidays widely celebrated in many Asian countries and...

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  • How to Analyze Student Data and Drive Growth

    How to Analyze Student Data and Drive Growth

    Data, data, data! Through the halls of our schools, that’s what teachers are talking about - and we're using it to drive instruction. The question is, are we using it correctly? The...

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  • Free Lesson Plan Roundup!

    Free Lesson Plan Roundup!

    It's the end of the calendar year, and most teachers are looking forward to their winter break - that week or two during the holidays where it's time to recharge their batteries and...

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  • Why Choose Cold Lamination vs. Hot?

    Why Choose Cold Lamination vs. Hot?

    Most of us have experience with "hot" lamination. You plug these machines in, wait for them to warm up, smell the hot plastic (which is a good indicator it's "ready"), then run your...

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  • Setting Your Classroom Up for Success: Parental Involvement

    Setting Your Classroom Up for Success: Parental Involvement

    Once you have organized your rooms, set up your classroom libraries, laid out those pillows in comfy reading nooks, put out name tags, and written your schedule, there’s one more detail...

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  • Setting Your Classroom Up for Success: Parental Involvement

    Setting Your Classroom Up for Success: Parental Involvement

    Once you have organized your rooms, set up your classroom libraries, laid out those pillows in comfy reading nooks, put out name tags, and written your schedule, there’s one more detail...

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  • Professional Development Web Video Series: Glow and Grow

    Professional Development Web Video Series: Glow and Grow

    Register Now for Glow and Grow ! A Professional Development Web Series Delivered to Your Inbox featuring Dr. Melissa Hughes, Expert on Whole Brain Teaching & Learning and Carman Le,...

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  • Professional Development Web Video Series: Glow and Grow

    Professional Development Web Video Series: Glow and Grow

    Register Now for Glow and Grow ! A Professional Development Web Series Delivered to Your Inbox featuring Dr. Melissa Hughes, Expert on Whole Brain Teaching & Learning and Carman Le,...

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  • Top 10 Ways to Use VariQuest Perfecta® STP Series Scanners

    Top 10 Ways to Use VariQuest Perfecta® STP Series Scanners

    We at VariQuest® are passionate about engaging every learner in reaching their potential, and thus we're dedicated in our efforts to make every VariQuest product easy-to-use, efficient,...

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  • Top 10 Ways to Use VariQuest Perfecta® STP Series Scanners

    Top 10 Ways to Use VariQuest Perfecta® STP Series Scanners

    We at VariQuest® are passionate about engaging every learner in reaching their potential, and thus we're dedicated in our efforts to make every VariQuest product easy-to-use, efficient,...

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  • [Poster] The Engineering Design Cycle

    [Poster] The Engineering Design Cycle

    We talk a lot about STEM, or practicing curriculum within its relation to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, so today let's amplify the E for Engineering, as it relates...

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  • [Poster] The Engineering Design Cycle

    [Poster] The Engineering Design Cycle

    We talk a lot about STEM, or practicing curriculum within its relation to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, so today let's amplify the E for Engineering, as it relates...

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  • Professional Development Webinar: Growth vs Fixed Mindset

    Professional Development Webinar: Growth vs Fixed Mindset

    featuring Dr. Melissa Hughes, Expert on Whole Brain Teaching & LearningTuesday, July 24th at 10:00am CT We often think of student success in terms of ability and skill acquisition, but...

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  • Professional Development Webinar: Growth vs Fixed Mindset

    Professional Development Webinar: Growth vs Fixed Mindset

    featuring Dr. Melissa Hughes, Expert on Whole Brain Teaching & LearningTuesday, July 24th at 10:00am CT We often think of student success in terms of ability and skill acquisition, but...

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