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Be Logical, Part 1

Do you have a lawyer in your house? No, not the kind that actually has a degree, earns a salary, and is an adult. I’m talking about the free-lance, unschooled, and relentless child legal expert who calls you out on every breach of fairness or word choice. 595 more words


13 Cool Science Apps for Elementary Students

From Project Learning Tree:


 by Rebecca Reynandez

“Educators are always on the lookout for engaging apps that can be used to teach scientific concepts.  2,400 more words

Middle School

3 New Picture Books about Amazing Women

Brave Jane Austen: Reader, Writer, Author, Rebel by Lisa Pliscou, illustrated by Jen Corace (9781627796439)

This picture book biography looks at the childhood and life of Jane Austen, focusing on how she was raised in a poor family where her father ran a boarding school in their home for boys, including Jane’s six brothers. 855 more words

Book Reviews

Flying By The Seat Of My Pants

“I make the moves up as I go…. I’m lightning on my feet.” Taylor Swift

I relate to those song lyrics on a deep level, especially in teaching. 135 more words

Elementary School

Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Joe Furey Visits Northeast Academy Arts Magnet School in Mystic

MYSTIC, Conn. (WTNH) — The fourth grade students of Northeast Academy Arts Magnet School are ahead of the curve with their very own school green screen, similar to what… 175 more words


The Tale of Angelino Brown by David Almond

The Tale of Angelino Brown by David Almond, illustrated by Alex T. Smith (9780763695637)

When Bert, a bus driver, finds a tiny angel in his shirt pocket, he takes the little angel home with him. 236 more words

Book Reviews

Thought Police

When I was little, I was scared to get distracted in public.

I remember standing on stage in the first row of our school’s choir, directly exposed to the glaring house lights and gazes of parents and other students in our school’s gymnasium. 567 more words