Getting Started With Zentangle Patterns For Kids in the Classroom
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Getting Started With Zentangle Patterns For Kids in the Classroom

You ever feel the need to draw to get out your creative side – but you aren’t sure how to begin? You aren’t alone.  This need inspired the creation of Zentangle Patterns. Maria Thomas used to inscribe her botanical illustrations at local fairs.  People – strangers -would approach her and express their desire for creativity. …

A Quick Primer on Using Bloom’s Taxonomy In The Classroom
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A Quick Primer on Using Bloom’s Taxonomy In The Classroom

In 2001, a former student named Lorin Anderson with her colleagues, revised Bloom’s taxonomy.  Bloom’s was initially published in 1956. The goal: To be more user-friendly for teachers to use Bloom’s Taxonomy in the classroom. The original taxonomy was a teaching framework explaining how people learn new skills, knowledge, and understandings. 6 Levels in Bloom’s…

11 Best Telescopes For Kids In Love With Astronomy
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11 Best Telescopes For Kids In Love With Astronomy

Using a telescope and exploring the skies can be a hugely rewarding, enjoyable and fascinating experience for kids of all ages. With a huge selection of telescopes for beginners out there, it’s sometimes hard to choose the right one that will bring the moon, stars, and planets up close and personal. Don’t worry! You’ll find…

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Learning In, Learning Out

I like to learn. That’s a vague and simplistic statement, but true, nonetheless. I’ve been learning my entire life. I love to eat so trying new foods is always a fun learning experience. Learning how to grow different fruits and vegetables, and prepare different dishes is also fun. My family lives in the country and…

Backpack Full Of Burden
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Backpack Full Of Burden

  I caught him.  I felt like some character from a mediocre cop show.  I had sleuthed it out.  But, that feeling stayed with me for an instant.  Less than an instant, if that’s possible.  The feeling that immediately took its place and stayed with me for quite some time was burden.  Knowing something you…

Diving Deep: Going Beyond Test Scores to the Heart of the Matter
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Diving Deep: Going Beyond Test Scores to the Heart of the Matter

Creating a thriving After-School program means we look beyond the externals—beyond academics, beyond behavior control, and beyond maintaining attendance. Going below the surface will keep your finger on the pulse of your site’s culture and your children’s actual experience within your facility. Everything bubbles up from the core values of each individual within the site….

12 of the Best Classroom Projectors for Schools – HD, Presenting, Gaming and Video
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12 of the Best Classroom Projectors for Schools – HD, Presenting, Gaming and Video

When everything works well, classroom projectors are the epicenter of the best digital learning spaces. A shared portal to engaging media where every student can be focused and actively involved. When they don’t work well, classroom projectors are the source of endless frustration, muffled curse words and a hindrance and distraction to learning. Given that…

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