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Finding Like-minded Peers, A Coming Home

Last updated: 06/14/2018

Recently, I realized that I actively seek out like-minded individuals who can teach me something. As an adult, my passion for learning and the need to understand manifests as deep-

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Book Club: Parenting Books for Every Age | Sleep Number Blog

Last updated: 06/14/2018

It’s true — there are so many many books about parenting. The problem might be not picking up a book, but choosing which one. How to Parent Books for Every Age. Here are a few

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Teaching Novice Learners

Last updated: 06/14/2018

In my late twenties, I found myself running a foreign language department–despite lacking both the academic qualifications and practical experience required to do so–and dealin

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Four Small Strong Steps to Fight Linguaphobia Around You

Last updated: 06/14/2018

Why do people fear foreign languages? Is linguaphobia real, and how to deal with linguaphobic attitudes? Since the 2016 Brexit referendum, the situation in the UK became quite ser

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A Focused Practice for Relationship Building | Edutopia

Last updated: 06/14/2018

While chugging homemade iced espresso during my morning commute about a year and a half ago, I became conscious that past conversations with students were crackling in and out of m

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Time to Prepare for the SAT, ACT, and PSAT – College Prep Results

Last updated: 06/14/2018

I’ve decided to register for a couple 5K races this fall which means I need to start running if I plan to cross the finish line.  After my shoulder surgery, this is truly a couc

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Eleventh heaven: A testament to Nadal's greatness on clay

Last updated: 06/13/2018

PARIS - Siri, what animals are considered to have no natural enemies, no known predators? Tigers, saltwater crocodiles, whale sharks and electric eels may be the disgorged answer

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What Does it Mean to Create Readers?

Last updated: 06/13/2018

“When I think of reading I think of pleasure, favorite authors, beloved books, libraries, bookstores, stories and relaxation.  I think of finding solace, of being suspended with

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How to Help Students Practice Letter Recognition - Simplek12

Last updated: 06/13/2018

In this 3-Minute Classroom Problem Solver video, SimpleK12 edtech trainer Monica Burns outlines how to help students practice letter recognition with the free ABC Match web app. T

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Why should ITT trainees engage with educational research?

Last updated: 06/13/2018

The blog this week comes from Katie Waring, Head of ITT at Bradford Birth-19 SCITT. Having spent 25 years working in education I don’t think there has ever been so much ‘talk

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