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The Texting Principal

By Susan Stone Kessler, Ed. D., coauthor of The Principal’s Survival Guide As a principal of a large high school, I needed to figure out how I would develop connections with my students when there were so many of them—nearly … Continue reading

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Top Ten Classroom Life Hacks for Teachers

By Patrick Kelley, author of Teaching Smarter 1. Need an idea for your next class project or assignment? Have students write a half page description of “The absolute best assignment a teacher has ever given you to do!” Or try … Continue reading

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Share the Wealth: Spotlight on Community

By Laurel Lisovskis, BSW Part 1 in our Share the Wealth series. Click to read other Share the Wealth posts. It is no secret that we continue to feel the pinch in the realm of public school budgets. Across the … Continue reading

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The End-of-the-Calendar-Year Doldrums

By Otis Kriegel, author of Everything a New Elementary School Teacher REALLY Needs to Know It happens to the best of us. Both students and teachers begin to smell winter break—the first solid time away from school for everyone—from about … Continue reading

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Help Students Write Personal Statements for College Applications

By Ann Camacho, editor of  Bookmarked, a collection of teen essays The big question that so many of my students ask me at this time of year is “How do I write a personal statement that will assure me entrance to … Continue reading

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