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Brainy Parents Create Brainy Kids

One of the major things I have come to understand both as an educator and a parent is the huge influence parents and teachers have on brain development. I don’t like to burst anyone’s bubble- ... Read More...

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Brainy Teachers Working with Brainy Parents Change the World

One of the major things I have come to understand both as an educator and a parent is the hugeinfluence parents and teachers have on brain development. I don’t like to burst anyone’s bubble- especial... Read More...

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Executive Function Skills: The “X” Factor in Early Education

It has long been known by educators, clinicians, and parents that developmental disorders involving attention, such as ADHD, can have severe detrimental consequences for academic achievement. But it ... Read More...

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Executive Function Skills: The “X” Factor in Early Education

It has long been known by educators, clinicians, and parents that developmental disorders involving attention, such as ADHD, can have severe detrimental consequences for academic achievement. But it ... Read More...

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How to Transition to a Standards Based Environment

There is a growing movement towards Standards Based Learning across the country, a burgeoning sense of excitement among teachers within the community. Making this change is a BIG step and not a simpl... Read More...

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Reading Achievement: Breaking the Barriers to Success

Reading is a complex skill and so it’s not unexpected to find that different groups of experts focus on different aspects of the behavior. Among the specialists in this field, there are those who con... Read More...

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Letter to Leaders

As a leader you may be asking yourself- “I signed up for this?”  The answer is yes and many are glad you did.  As a superintendent or building principal you have the talent, desire and disposition to... Read More...

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Teaching-n-Learning: EFFICIENT OR/AND EFFECTIVE?

Too many school organizations have neglected to properly address their most important responsibility: effective Teaching-n-Learning. While no one will argue that teaching and  learning takes place ... Read More...

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Are You Looking for an Adventure?

Grand Western Tours prides itself on the best educational travel experience for 14 to 16 year-old students. Each trip is carefully planned to give your child a complete and delightful tour of outstan... Read More...

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La Nouba - Cirque Du Soleil

A door opens and two worlds collide. Enter the attic of make-believe, where the mundane meets the marvelous. Dreams and nightmares intertwine. La Nouba, which calls on both individual and collective ... Read More...

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The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad

The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad offers Mountain Rail Adventures in some of West Virginia’s most rural mountain regions. Experience the wilderness from on board one of our historic, fun-filled... Read More...

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Unleash Your Curiosity at the Atlanta Science Festival

The annual Atlanta Science Festival is a week-long celebration of local science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.  Read More...

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Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum preserves Parks’ lasting legacy

More than 60 years has passed since the Dec. 1, 1955 arrest of Rosa Parks that sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, but Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum continues to preserve the legacy of the “Mot... Read More...

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WHAT EVERY TEACHER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

As more children with autism are served in public school classrooms, teachers need skills to meet their needs. Autism is a highly variable disability, which makes it difficult to train teachers how t... Read More...

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Fires on the Water

In the late 1960s, a fire on the Cuyohoga River in Cleveland as a result of industrial pollution became a galvanizing image in the environmental movement and was credited in part with garnering the s... Read More...

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