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Recess First: Dayle Hayes on the Simple Power of Scheduling Play Before Lunch

When students get proper nutrition, they are fueled and ready to learn. And educational leaders can play a pivotal role in ensuring that students get adequate nutrition in supportive surroundings. Feeding the nation’s students is no simple task. The National School Lunch Program served more than 5 billion lunches in 2015, according to the U.S. Department…

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4 Tips if You’re Considering Teaching as a Second Career

If you are considering a career change to pursue teaching, you deserve to be congratulated! Changing careers is always a monumental decision, and if teaching is at the top of your list of career choices, odds are good that you are passionate about education and about changing the lives of young people. Even better, you’re…

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7 Best Miami-Area Coffee Shops to Get Your Homework Done

Do you like to study in a quiet, peaceful setting? Or do you prefer gentle background noise to get your brain waves going? What about the smell of freshly roasted coffee, or the scent of a soft spring breeze? Maybe both? Where you study can help you study better. Consider finding a relaxing and inspiring…

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What are the Best States to be a Teacher? Here are 8 Attractive Options

If you’re a new teacher who’s recently graduated from college, a career changer just entering the teaching profession, or a veteran educator with a master’s in education looking to move to another state, you’ll want to go where teachers are in demand. To make your task easier, we’ve compiled a list of eight prospective states…

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6 Best-Selling Books for New Teachers Who Want to Improve Their Classrooms

New teachers face daunting challenges, with dozens of students clamoring for attention and overwhelming advice from well-meaning colleagues about how to teach. Hundreds of books are penned each year to assist teachers, but how do they determine what’s worth reading? One way to gauge the quality of books about education is to check out what…

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6 Time Management Tips for Online Students Who Work

Some folks are blessed with encyclopedic memories. They never write stuff down, they are never late for appointments, they never miss birthdays, and they ace every test. For everyone else, notes and online calendars help keep track of daily commitments and weekly obligations. Writing appointments down — or typing them into smartphones, tablets and laptops…

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Tips for Using APA Style in Research Papers

Whether you’ve recently decided to change careers and go back to school or you’re a teacher earning a master’s degree in education, you will be writing research papers. Your instructors will evaluate your work based on how well you write, how meticulously you research subjects, and whether you use proper style rules. The function of…

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