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9 Fun Activities for the End of the School Year

By Andrew Hawk The fourth grading quarter is well underway, and soon many schools will bring another year to an end. This year marks the conclusion of my twenty-first year working in public education. While this is my first year … Continue reading

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10 Fun STEAM Activities for Your Classroom

Adapted from STEAM In a Jar®: Experiments, Activities, and Trivia for Your Classroom by Garth Sundem With the school year fully underway, here are some activities to keep kids engaging their brains. These 10 fun (and educational) hands-on activities that … Continue reading

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11 Creative Thinking Prompts to Build Classroom Community

Adapted from Creative Thinking In a Jar® We’re a few weeks into the school year, and before you get sucked into DEVOLSON (the dark, evil vortex of late September, October, and November), recapture some of that new school year sparkle! … Continue reading

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How Amanda Gorman’s Inauguration Poem, “The Hill We Climb,” Empowered One Middle School Class

By Isaiah Moore As I started my Zoom class on January 20, 2021, the day of Joe Biden’s inauguration, I told my students today would be the only day I’d allow them to have something on in the background while … Continue reading

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Brain Breaks to Stimulate Learning

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. I … Continue reading

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