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    100+ Hilarious Summer Puns

    As someone who’s always had a soft spot for both the warmth of summer and the joy of a good pun, I couldn’t be more thrilled to share this fun-filled post with you. Summer, with its balmy days and soft, starlit nights, has a charm that’s as irresistible as a well-crafted pun. And if there’s...
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    32 Interesting Summer Fun Facts for Kids

    Summer has always held a special place in my heart. Its arrival brings a sense of joy and anticipation that’s hard to match. Long sunny days, warm nights, and the overall aura of freedom and relaxation – yes, summer is indeed a season to look forward to. As an educator and a perennial lover...
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    Best Resources to Learn Coding Languages

    The digital world is built on the foundation of coding, and with an ever-growing demand for these skills, there’s no better time than now to jump into this exciting field. Whether you’re a young learner, a student, a hobbyist, or someone considering a career change, the vast resources available...
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    How Schools Can Use Cultural Performing Arts to Reimagine Community-Engaged Learning

    My brother Charles and I played soccer and baseball growing up. It helped us stay active, and we learned how to compete and be aggressive in order to win. What sports didn’t offer us was the opportunity to develop awareness and appreciation for our cultural identity. When I was nine years old...
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    22 Summer Quotes and Sayings

    If there’s one thing that I’ve always loved about summer, it’s the feeling of endless possibilities it brings. The warmth of the sun, the extended daylight, the soft whispers of the wind through the leaves – it’s as if nature itself is inviting us to revel in the joy of being alive. And how can...
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    Why Do Underrepresented Students Struggle to Get the Math They Need for College?

    Students hear a lot of advice about the importance of what they do in high school, but they aren’t all hearing the same guidance. At least, that’s according to a new report. Students who don’t know that colleges prioritize calculus find themselves at a disadvantage in college admissions...
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    Georgia Tech Is Trying to Keep a ChatGPT-Powered Teaching Assistant From ‘Hallucinating’

    A college probably wouldn’t hire a teaching assistant who tends to lie to students about course content or deadlines. So despite the recent buzz about how new AI software like ChatGPT could serve as a helper in classes, there’s widespread concern about the tendency of the technology to simply...
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    Best Online Coding Courses

    Now that technology and AI is taking over, coding has turned from a specialized skill to a language of the future. It’s like a magic spell with the power to create, innovate, and transform everything from our daily routines to the way industries operate. Whether you’re a student looking to gain...
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    Best Websites for Learning Coding

    In our modern world, coding has ascended from a niche technical skill to an essential part of education. It’s not merely about understanding the intricate workings of computers but also about nurturing a rich tapestry of skills and competencies that can propel students’ success, both within the...
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    If We Listen, Students Will Lead Education Research and Development

    Student disengagement in writing at the secondary level is a pervasive challenge school districts face nationwide. Many students perceive writing as formulaic, disconnected from their life experiences and lacking opportunities for personal agency and expression. Recognizing the need to reimagine...
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    7 of The Best Free Coding Bootcamps

    In an era where technology pervades every aspect of our lives, coding has emerged as a universal language, a key that unlocks a vast world of opportunities. This transformative medium of communication and creation isn’t exclusive to computer wizards and tech prodigies; it’s a tool for the...
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    Best YouTube Channels to Learn how to Code

    Coding is a vast field, and diving into it can often feel overwhelming. But don’t fret, intrepid coder-in-the-making, as the path to mastering the art of programming has been walked by many before, and in today’s digital age, learning resources are at your fingertips. Previously, we’ve...
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    40 Weird and Fun Facts (Verified)

    Weird and fun facts is the collection I am sharing with you today. As an educator with a penchant for the peculiar, I’ve always found that fun facts—those weird, funny, and downright crazy snippets of knowledge—have a special way of captivating attention and sparking the imagination. But as we...
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    Should Schools Adopt ‘Cellphone Jails’?

    It was boiling, and there was lots of disgruntled chatter. It was 2018, on the first day of seventh grade. The administration at my school — the Bronx Academy of Letters — was implementing a new, strange-sounding policy called Yondr. It’s a company that makes lockable phone pouches. The school...
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    20 Inspirational End of School Year Quotes

    End of school year quotes is the topic of our blog post today. Now that the summer is upon, the classrooms that echoed with laughter, debates, and ideas will take a brief, well-deserved pause. Our journey today takes us through a labyrinth of words and emotions, captured beautifully in teacher...
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    The Reality of Summer Slide: A Review of Educational Research

    As an educator and researcher deeply passionate about nurturing lifelong learners, I constantly strive to unearth the hidden factors that influence our children’s academic journeys. One such element, which often slips under the radar, is the so-called “summer slide.” I’ve found this topic...
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    4 Best Race Car Typing Games

    Race car typing games are refer to a form of interactive games designed to improve typing skills. They are so much fun to play and I definitely recommend them for use with kids and teens, and anyone else interested in developing their typing skills in fun and engaging ways. In this post, I share...
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    This Teacher Turned Her Journalism Experience Into a Bilingual Media Literacy Class

    Alba Mendiola was at the top of her career about seven years ago. As an investigative journalist for Telemundo in Chicago, she had won seven Emmys in 16 years. It was at that pinnacle that Mendiola decided to leave journalism for another dream — she wanted to be a teacher. Now the former...
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    Answers to Most Frequently Asked Questions about Father’s Day

    As we look forward to celebrating that one person who, for many of us, is our first hero, we feel it’s time to enrich our understanding of the event that honors him: Father’s Day. Fathers and father figures play pivotal roles in our lives. They’re our guides, supporters, role models, and, at...
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    15 Great Books for Summer Reading List 2023

    As an educator, I’ve had the pleasure of exploring a diverse array of books, each one shedding a unique light on the fascinating realm of education. From classroom management to promoting authentic engagement, from understanding the power of habits to diving deep into the mechanics of our...
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