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The Seven Senses

By Gill Connell and Cheryl McCarthy, coauthors of A Moving Child Is a Learning Child: How the Body Teaches the Brain to Think (Birth to Age 7). This post was originally published on the Moving Smart Blog. Seven? Yes, seven. … Continue reading

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Finishing Touches: Meaningful Activities to End the School Year

By Shannon Anderson, author of Coasting Casey Each May, I wonder how another school year could be over already—just when I’ve bonded with all of the kids and watched them grow so much, and just when we’ve become a big, … Continue reading

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3 Ways Teachers Can Earn Extra Cash This Summer and All Year Long

By Justin Ashley, author of The Balanced Teacher Path: How to Teach, Live, and Be Happy Teaching is among the lowest-paying positions with college degrees in the country. The pay starts low and increases at a slower rate than in … Continue reading

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How Pushing Gender Norms Can Make Kids Less Resilient

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens. This post was originally published June 25, 2014. I’ve been thinking a lot about resilience and vulnerability. If you had a mild (or … Continue reading

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Build a Classroom Where Caring Is Common

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. A recent study by the Make Caring Common Project showed that 80 percent … Continue reading

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