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As educators, my husband and I are always in teach/learn mode, even when we are on summer break.  We combine our love of history, geology, and adventure whenever we go on a family vacation.  In fact, it has become family tradition that no matter where...

Across the country, we’ve recently seen the collective power of teachers to make change and have their voices heard. As classroom teachers for a combined 64 years, we strongly believe that teachers must be treated as professionals and as integral partners in the important work...

National Poetry Month is a time to celebrate and appreciate the power of poetry. Poetry is often an element used in ELA classes, but teachers across the country put their creativity to the test and have seamlessly incorporated poetry in other subject areas. Here’s a glimpse into...

For Women’s History Month we have the honor of celebrating female teachers within the public-school system! Teachers in classrooms across the country work hard to ensure that their students succeed. Christina Balkaran, who teaches 6th grade math in a full inclusion classroom at the Henderson K-12 Inclusion...

March Madness has finally arrived, and I think it’s safe to say that everyone’s bracket is busted. If not, consider yourself lucky. This year’s bracket may be very unpredictable, but teachers have cracked the code in combining basketball with STEAM education by utilizing fun and interactive...

During Black History Month, my high school science classroom celebrates the life of a different African-American scientist every morning. Throughout each week, I share the stories of five individuals who have deepened our understanding of science or invented a life-changing commodity. At the end of the...