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Fighting The Back to School Blues

September 28, 2018

As parents and children watch the summer end and feel the crisp autumn air move in, they prepare for heading back to school. Going to back to the classroom does not have to cause the blues. Here are a few tips on how to make the transition more enjoyable. Keep Kids Motivated. One way to keep…

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Keeping Your Classroom Clean All Year Round

September 25, 2018

When you work in a classroom all day, it can sometimes be difficult to keep papers picked up, desks organized, and shelves arranged in a manner that is neat and appealing to the eye. Fortunately, there are a few quick ideas that you can follow while working in the field of education that will help…

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The Best Indoor Plants for The Office

September 23, 2018

To be at our productive bests in the office, it is important to create a pleasant and calming atmosphere. We may have introduced ergonomic elements into the work areas and placed artwork on the wall, but is there more that we can do to promote a more productive workplace? Incorporating living plants into our office…

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Making The Most Of Homecoming: Tips And Tricks For Success

September 21, 2018

Teachers and educators want their students to appreciate homecoming. It is a time when people take pride in being part of their school, and they welcome back those that have gone there before them. Homecoming Is A Great Time People who attend homecoming have a great time. It is a celebration with a lot of…

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The Best Ways to Use Whiteboards in the Classroom

September 19, 2018

The whiteboard is the contemporary replacement to the old school chalkboard. As an educator, the whiteboard is your lifeline to daily instruction. Below are some great ideas to incorporate whiteboards more frequently! Nickerson Corporation provides an array of educational tools including whiteboards for teachers to engage their students at a higher level. Brainstorming Teachers need…

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Organizational tips for The Working Parent

September 16, 2018

Being a working parent has its challenges, but they don’t have to mean sacrificing important goals like keeping the family organized and prioritizing a healthy learning environment for your children. Make A Schedule Everyone Follows Routines make expectations predictable and reasonable, even on days when the schedule is jam-packed with activity. Figure out which times…

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Celebrating Grandparents Day in the Classroom

September 9, 2018

There are many different events that come and go during a school year but few are as fun in the world of education as Grandparents Day. This is an opportunity for children and grandparents to bond and show their affection in a public setting. Here are just a few of the many things you can…

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Preparing Your Kids for the School Year Ahead

September 3, 2018

Although you may not want to believe it, the lazy days of summer are coming to an end. As we proceed through the month of September, you will have to start preparing your children for the school year ahead. Preparation cannot be crammed into the week or night before. A slow and steady transition will set…

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Top Tips For Locker Organization

August 23, 2018

The end of summer can only mean one thing in the world of education — the start of another school year. A new year, new classes, new friends, and a new locker for your child to keep all of their school supplies in. But what can you do now to help your child keep their…

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The Summer Packing Checklist

August 23, 2018

With the end of summer coming, teachers everywhere are getting their classrooms ready for the year ahead. A classroom is large and complex by design to provide a full learning experience. Setup can be intimidating. Divide and conquer, separate your room into a series of zones and unpack in stages. Make a list to further…

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