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Beginning Teacher Sholarships Available
Beginning Teacher Sholarships Available
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Learning To Spot Fake News: Start With A Gut Check
Learning To Spot Fake News: Start With A Gut Check

Which of these statements seems more trustworthy to you?

1) Americans are drowning in a tsunami of ignorance! There is a conspiracy at the highest levels to replace all knowledge with propaganda and disinformation.

2) A recent Stanford University report found that more than 80 percent of middle schoolers didn't understand that the phrase "sponsored content" meant "advertising."

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Resources for Teaching about Veterans Day
Resources for Teaching about Veterans Day

Veterans Day is next weekend which means this upcoming week will be a great opportunity to visit with students about the meaning of this federal holiday. These resources have suggestions for how students of all ages can honor veterans as well as some activities that can be done schoolwide.

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Thanksgiving Ideas for the Classroom
Thanksgiving Ideas for the Classroom

Celebrate the Thanksgiving season in the classroom and at home with lessons, quizzes, activities, games, trivia, books, and movies.

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Learning How Bullying Happens In Order To Prevent It
Learning How Bullying Happens In Order To Prevent It

One in four students report being bullied, but not all say they are bullied the same way. And some students are more likely to experience bullying than others.

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How to Conquer the Admissions Essay
How to Conquer the Admissions Essay

Picture this before you plop yourself down in front of your computer to compose your college application essay: A winter-lit room is crammed with admissions professionals and harried faculty members who sit around a big table covered with files. The admissions people, often young and underpaid, buzz with enthusiasm; the professors frequently pause to take off their glasses and rub their eyes.

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Early Voting Information
Early Voting Information
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Mainland Colleges Offer In-State Tuition To Students Affected By Hurricane Maria
Mainland Colleges Offer In-State Tuition To Students Affected By Hurricane Maria

Some universities on the U.S. mainland are offering assistance to students in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean affected by Hurricane Maria. Several schools have gone as far as waiving tuition, others have offered reduced tuition by granting in-state status.

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Mainland Colleges Offer In-State Tuition To Students Affected By Hurricane Maria
Mainland Colleges Offer In-State Tuition To Students Affected By Hurricane Maria

Some universities on the U.S. mainland are offering assistance to students in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean affected by Hurricane Maria. Several schools have gone as far as waiving tuition, others have offered reduced tuition by granting in-state status.

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Does It Matter Whether Kids Like School?
Does It Matter Whether Kids Like School?

What do you want for the children you love most?

Becoming a dad forever changed the way I see my job as a teacher, because it provided a clear answer to that question.

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