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What Do America’s Teachers Really Make? (Infographic)

America ranks 17th in global education. What many are calling an "education crisis" greatly impacts students, but what about our educators? It's no secret that teachers work long hours in exchange for…

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If You Can Read This…

If you can read this...just thank a teacher! This may be an anonymous quote, but it is still very true and very powerful. Whether you were a book worm or the class clown, your schooldays were fille…

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Tranquil Teachers

Every year at my children’s school, parents get to describe the classroom they want their children to be in the following year in order to have a say in the child’s placement.  Every year on my forms,…

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Teachers: Put Some Green in Your Lesson Plans

Standard reading, writing, and arithmetic lessons may still make up the bulk of the lessons at most schools, but there's still plenty of room to incorporate lessons on the environment, sustainability,…

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Learning with School Gardens

Planting a school garden is a great equalizer: Teachers get dirty, parents break a sweat and kids, for once, have a height advantage. The benefits of gardens are extensive--and sometimes unanticipated…

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