Every Child Needs A Champion

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If you’re looking for some educational inspiration, look no further than this TED Talk. Rita Pierson gives a phenomenal speech about why it is so important for teachers to relate to their students on a personal level. By making a connection and genuinely showing your students that you care, you can make a difference in [...]

Kid President Fights Childhood Hunger

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Since you have the Internet and are most likely not living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of Kid President. This adorable, quirky little guy has videos all over the Internet that encourage people to enjoy their life and be happy. In his most recent video, Kid President shares what his 5 favorite things about [...]

Summer Break: Teacher Edition

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It’s that time of year again. It’s been a challenging 270 days (but who’s counting), and now, it’s finally summer break! As teachers, we tend to enjoy these three-ish months just as much, or even more than our students! This is our personal time to decompress from the school year and just enjoy some free [...]

Reading Rainbow

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It looks like our favorite childhood television show is making a comeback! LeVar Burton, the creator and host of Reading Rainbow, has just announced plans to bring back his wonderful show. Reading Rainbow ran from 1983 to 2006, and they currently have an iPad app for people to download. To do this, Burton has launched [...]

Teacher Appreciation Week

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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank you so much to all of the educators impacting lives all over the world. You truly do make a huge different, and we appreciate you so much!

What Does “High-Quality” Preschool Look Like?

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Recently, NPR did a spotlight on Nikki Jones, a preschool teacher from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Nikki believes that students will learn much effectively and efficiently if they are in charge of their own curriculum. Using alternative practices and procedures that are largely led by the students, she believes the students will actually become more intelligent in [...]