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Create Your Own Holiday: A Fun Holiday Writing Prompt
Writing prompts are an ideal go-to activity when you have extra time to fill in the classroom. Since they require very little preparation or materials, we recommend keeping a handful of versatile prompts in your teaching toolkit.
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Seven Pre-Holiday Survival Tips for Substitutes
The final weeks leading up to winter break are a challenge for teachers and substitutes alike. Classrooms are abuzz with holiday anticipation, schedules are out-of-whack, and it can be difficult to keep students focused on their studies. While it may be tempting to go on autopilot for the rest of the year, we have seven tips
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K-W-L: An effective teaching strategy
If you ever find yourself looking for an interactive twist to a reading assignment, don’t forget about the K-W-L chart. This classic teaching strategy helps students better tune-in to their reading and can be done as a class, in small groups, or individually. First, you’ll need a chart with 3 columns, labeled K, W, and
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Potential Benefits of Bilingual Education
Bilingual education is a hot topic in modern education research. Traditional English Language Learning (ELL) programs once focused on hasty assimilation to “English-only” while some newer models teach full curriculum in two languages to all students from a young age. While approaches are widely debated, research does suggest certain benefits to bilingual education.
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Trump’s Pick for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos
Last week, President-elect Donald Trump offered the position of Secretary of Education to conservative activist, Betsy DeVos. A billionaire GOP donor and philanthropist from Michigan, DeVos is known to be a strong proponent of school choice, charter schools, and voucher programs.  In Washington Post article Trump Picks Billionaire Betsy DeVos, School Voucher Advocate, as Education Secretary, Emma
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Trump’s Education Transition Team
Are you curious to see what President-elect Donald Trump’s plans for education are? This article from Education Week provides a brief overview of the leading players of Trump’s education transition team. Their backgrounds may help us hypothesize what’s in store for K-12 education in the near future. Follow the link to read more:Get to Know Donald
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Source4Teachers Sub Paints World Map with Students
We’d like to highlight one of our substitutes for a job well done! While working as a permanent substitute for the North Kingstown School Department in Rhode Island, Natalie O’Neil took on the world! That is – she and her students at Davisville Academy painted a map of the world. As you can see below, the
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2016 MissionOne Impact Award Goes to Theresa Sever
Source4Teachers’ sister company, MissionOne, today awarded its annual Impact Award to Burlington Township School District paraprofessional, Theresa (Terri) Sever. The award was announced on Education Support Professional’s Day, part of the National Education Association’s (NEA) Annual American Education Week.
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The Top 12 Presidents to Influence Education
In honor of Election Day, we wanted to share this article from TeachHub.com in which William B. C. Roberts highlights the top 12 presidents who influenced education.
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Lynde Kearns Named Among the 2016 Emerging Leaders of Bucks and Montgomery Counties
Congratulations to our MissionOne District Manager, Lynde Kearns, for being named among the 2016 Emerging Leaders of Bucks and Montgomery Counties!  This award, presented by the Bucks County Courier Times, The Intelligencer, and the Central Bucks Family YMCA, honored 23 dynamic professionals who are rising stars in their community.
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