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GRACELAND An Enriching Journey Engaging Young Minds

Elvis Aaron Presley was born to Vernon and Gladys Presley on January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi. He and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee, in 1948. In 1954, Elvis began his singing car... Read More...

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Journey into the Past Colonial Williamsburg

You want your students to connect with American history: the sources of our democratic values, how our lives have changed over time, and how the choices of citizens shaped the outcome. Nothing was in... Read More...

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Protecting Students from Sexual Misconduct by School Staff

This past spring, viewers around the nation watched the FBI’s manhunt for former Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins and a then 15-year-old student. The news coverage of the ordeal included testimonials fr... Read More...

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A Case for Focusing on the “A” in STEAM Year-Round

Initiatives such as National STEAM Day highlight the increasing need for curriculum that prepares students to enter the growing STEM workforce — but schools need to think beyond a single day of the y... Read More...

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Smoky Mountain Towns of Haywood County, North Carolina

There’s something very special about Western North Carolina’s mountain towns. Some say it’s the majestic rolling mountains and their beckoning call to be explored, while others say it’s the down-home... Read More...

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STEM-TASTIC ADVENTURES Adventure Science Center in Nashville, Tennessee

STEM, the acronym that can strike fear in the hearts of educators everywhere, leaving teachers to question, “How can I incorporate science, technology, engineering and math into a single lesson or ev... Read More...

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‘Best Beach in the South,’ Panama City Beach, Florida

Located in Northwest Florida, Panama City Beach offers both abundant natural beauty and enough affordable family activities to delight sea enthusiasts and landlubbers alike.  With more than 27 miles ... Read More...

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Have Your Students Take the Fake News Challenge

Are your students drowning in a sea of (mis)information? To help them navigate a media landscape where real and fake sometimes look all too similar, the Newseum Education Department offers a hands-on... Read More...

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More than Muffins and Milk Kickstart Students’ Success with Breakfast After the Bell

As former teachers, we know the importance of caring for each and every one of our students. But what happens when some kids don’t have access to the same essential elements as others? Read More...

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Managing Food Allergies Requires a Comprehensive Approach

Food allergy management is a hot topic in many school districts each year, but myths and misinformation can make food allergy management even more of a challenge.  Read More...

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3 TIPS TO BECOME ONE OF AMERICA'S HEALTHIEST SCHOOLS

As educators, it’s our responsibility to ensure students reach their full potential—in school and in life. At Robert C. Hatch High School, we strive to create a challenging learning environment that ... Read More...

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Independent Specialized Schools Why they exist and why people work for them

Meeting the needs of students with special needs requires a wide array of specialized services and the expertise of many professionals. The vast majority of children with special needs are served in ... Read More...

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The Case for Senior Seminar

Seeking to to help incoming ninth grade students transition successfully, many high schools have instituted a dedicated course often referred to as freshman seminar. But what about the transition ou... Read More...

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SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY A REWARDING PROFESSION FILLED WITH SHORTAGES

Speech-language pathology is a wonderful profession filled with an awesome responsibility to change people’s lives by improving their communication skills and abilities.  Communication and cognitive ... Read More...

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Designing Educational Spaces to Inspire Divergent Thinking

Creativity is essential to modern leadership. Several decades ago, our economy was based on knowledge and skillset, but today, our economy is driven by ideas, innovation and creative thinking.  Read More...

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