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5 Ways to Give Year Round

Today is Giving Tuesday, a day devoted to charitable giving of all kinds and to all places. And the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve is full of opportunities, both big and small, to give to others and give back to our communities or to a favorite cause. 583 more words

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I'm Sorry

I got your report card.

Dad texted me this Saturday morning while I finally got some sleep after watching Korean drama all night long—laughing so hard, cursing—when everyone in this building were sleeping quietly. 506 more words

Reality Hurts

How to Khan: A Guide

Now you know WHY you should use Khan Academy to teach, but how exactly do you set it up for success? Sure, there are guides on the website, but I’m a real teacher who really used this platform to teach my very real fourth grade students. 919 more words

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Why You Should Volunteer at Your Kid's School

Time is tight for everyone, but especially for busy parents. I know, I am one! But we should all try to make an effort to be involved with your child’s school and classroom as often as possible. 875 more words

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Teaching Peace

The news out of France since Friday is tragic, disheartening, and deeply sad.

There doesn’t seem to be much more to say.

I am sad. I am sad about the loss of life, the injuries suffered, and the fear instilled in so many.

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The Teacher Gift Guide

Every year, the struggle is real: what to get for the teachers in your life. Seriously, this is tough. There is a ton of stuff out there that is marketed at teachers, but most of it is actually useless or will just take up valuable space. 894 more words

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How Sports Can Teach

Every weekend, like most of America, my family watches football. In the summer, we have baseball. When baseball and football aren’t on, there’s always hockey and basketball. 631 more words

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