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8 Ways Teachers Can Cash In on After-Holiday Sales

By Andrew Hawk The holiday season is a busy and exciting time for adults and children alike. During the hustle-bustle of the season, people of all ages will look for the perfect gifts for friends and family. Businesses will try … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving in the United States, and the Free Spirit staff are celebrating with family and football, turkey and traditions, wishbones and whipping cream. Our office is closed today and tomorrow while we take time to remember all that we’re … Continue reading

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Enter Our Holiday Manners Giveaway!

This giveaway is now closed. This holiday season, encourage better behavior with must-have resources on the importance of learning and exercising good manners. One reader will win all of these resources: Tessie Tames Her Tongue Noses Are Not for Picking Mealtime … Continue reading

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Is It Winter Break Yet?

By Shannon Anderson, author of Coasting Casey Transforming our classrooms into winter wonderlands for the month of December spreads good cheer and sets the mood for the upcoming holiday festivities. It can also spark the onset of so much excitement … Continue reading

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Holiday Haze: How to Keep Students Engaged in Class

By Andrew Hawk Every group of students seems to have one or two members who constantly work ahead of the rest of the pack. Sometimes these students have a better grasp of the material, so they can complete their work … Continue reading

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