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Words teachers don’t want to know #3: Beat

Students can be so creative sometimes. And other times…not so much. The word ‘beat’ takes its roots from the Greek philosophers. In the agora, Greeks would gather to exchange thoughts about politics, social constructs, and the plight of the masses.

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How to create a teacher blog

Education needs a louder voice. It needs more teacher bloggers! Get ready to feel more important! Or, rather…get ready to realize how important you already are. Education is a tricky business. Times have changed. Students are not what they used to

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Happiness prevails!

Sometimes at school you get a nice reminder of the power of happiness. Last week at an early-release-teacher-workday-fun-a-thon our Teacher of the Year was announced. Of course, a fantastic group of teachers was nominated, each with his or her own

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How to break away from the mundane

I have to admit something: Between grad school, lesson planning, a social life (yes, I still think it’s important to have one), and remaking my notes and videos to align with the NC Essential Standards AND the Next Generation Science Standards

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