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Executive Functioning: Creating Critical Thinkers and Creative Problem Solvers

By Michelle Salcedo, M.Ed., author of Uncover the Roots of Challenging Behavior: Create Responsive Environments Where Young Children Thrive “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” —Margaret Mead We don’t know the world for which we … Continue reading

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Engaging Students through Interest-Based Anchor Activities

Part of our Cash in on Learning Series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. It’s that time of year again—that time between the end of spring break and the end of the … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: Ignite Student Creativity!

In honor of African-American History month and some inspirational firsts, I am dedicating this blog post to igniting creativity in all students. There have been innumerable contributions by African-American men and women in science, literature, the arts, sports, and economics, … Continue reading

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Challenge Your Students to Do NaNoWriMo

By Eric Braun November has started, but it is not too late to get kids involved in an interesting writing project. If a novel is too ambitious, a novella or a couple of short stories can spur the creative juices. Have … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: Surviving Summer Boredom by Being CREATIVE

It never fails that right about this time in the summer, kids (and some adults) start to say, “I’m bored!” They’ve done all the camps, played all the games, and are starting to take the out-of-school time for granted. Well, … Continue reading

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