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Wonder Wednesday: Why Is Winning Important To Us?

Even though the Winter Olympics have ended, students may still have sports and competition on their mind. We’ve spent the last few weeks cheering for our favorite athletes, countries, and sports. Yet, why is winning so important? Why does losing feel...
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Finding a Quality Writing App for the 1:1 Classroom

BY: Daisy Marino Last April my school embarked upon the new adventure of 1:1 iPads in the classroom.  Of course, we all went on a mad app buying spree.  We bought all the cute educational games, a few apps for class management and productivity, and...
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Wonder Wednesday: Why Are Snowflakes So Unique?

Whether you live on the east coast, west coast, or especially anywhere in between, you are familiar with the harsh winter we have all been experiencing. Temperatures have dropped at record lows where most of us live. The term polar vortex is a regular...
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Lesson Idea: My School is A Community Scavenger Hunt

Starting in Kindergarten, students learn their role as an individual and further develop an understanding of their part in a larger group such as their families and their school. In this lesson, students explore the ways their school is a community and...
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Wonder Wednesday: What is Love?

One of the greatest gifts of teaching is being able to inspire, ignite, and satisfy the curiosities of our students. We are always striving to instill the need to ask questions, craft them well, and seek to find the answers. We will be offering Wonder...
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