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Spring is always a great opportunity to do a bit of cleaning in my classroom. After teaching for 25 years, I’ve accumulated quite a few books, binders, and resources. I also enjoy how sorting through all these items is always a walk through my history...

Despite some occasional debate, thousands of teachers across the country are grateful for the ways in which high academic standards are raising the bar in their classrooms and helping students succeed. Read more about three teachers’ experiences below! 1. Stability in the Storm of Adolescence Kentucky teacher Sarah...

As a middle school teacher, my days are often filled with the oscillating emotions of adolescence -- the lows and highs of week-long romance, intense friendship and betrayal, moving compassion, cruel bullying, impassioned fights for justice, thrilling breakthroughs with "Eureka!" moments, as well as painful...

Educators and parents share many common goals. Among those, the most important is support students by setting high standards for success. Read more below about homework help, high standards, and engaging students! MY READING LIST 1. Educator’s Message to Parents: This is the Best Way to Help Your Kids...