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Studying 101: Why flash cards work

Studying 101: Why flash cards work

Apr 1st 2022

Educational flash cards are an age-old method for improving students’ abilities to recall information and understand concepts. There’s a reason flash card are just as popular today as t … read more
Five Kid-Friendly Ways to Give Back

Five Kid-Friendly Ways to Give Back

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 22nd 2022

The holiday season is here, but the pandemic is still here too! We may be socially distant, but we can still touch people’s hearts while we shelter at home. Children have a gift for inspiration, … read more
Pandemic Persistence

Pandemic Persistence

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 22nd 2022

What a year it has been! Each day, families have struggled to meet the ever changing demands of the COVID lifestyle. Social distancing, school closings, hybrid learning, mask wearing, and hand sanitiz … read more
Tips to Create An Engaging Virtual Classroom

Tips to Create An Engaging Virtual Classroom

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 22nd 2022

The pandemic may have closed classrooms, but we can still open the door to learning with quality virtual instruction. In the midst of the online learning process, creating inspiring opportunities that … read more
30 Spring Break Staycation Ideas

30 Spring Break Staycation Ideas

Posted by By Marisa Rubin on Feb 22nd 2022

After months of stay-at-home orders and sheltering in place, it’s safe to say that many of us have officially succumbed to cabin fever. As Spring Break approaches, it can be hard to envision what a “s … read more
Winter Reset: Spring Renewal

Winter Reset: Spring Renewal

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 22nd 2022

It has definitely been a long cold COVID winter! But thankfully, winter doesn't last forever. Spring is bursting into bloom, and with it comes the renewal of warmth and the rejuvenation of spirit. It’ … read more
Empower and End Strong: Build Pandemic Persistence

Empower and End Strong: Build Pandemic Persistence

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Nov 16th 2020

It has been a most interesting year, and most of us will be happy to see 2020 come to an end. This COVID era has tested our patience and delivered uncomfortable consequences, but it has also … read more
A COVID-Creative Classroom—Top 10 Creative Ideas

A COVID-Creative Classroom—Top 10 Creative Ideas

Posted by By Marisa Rubin on Oct 7th 2020

Are you ready for the 2020–21 school year? We know there’s a lot to think about with the new (ever-changing) regulations, and that’s where creativity comes in. Yes, the new school year will be d … read more
Meaningful Music

Meaningful Music

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Oct 5th 2020

It has been said that music soothes the savage beast, but we also know that it shapes the growing mind. Music is a powerful and meaningful part of our culture. It triggers emotional responses, stim … read more
​Keep Calm, Learning (at Home) is On!

​Keep Calm, Learning (at Home) is On!

Posted by By Hallie Gebel on Aug 28th 2020

As teachers and parents, we’re all feeling overwhelmed by the effects of COVID-19 on our everyday lives. However, supporting learning and keeping a sense of normalcy and routine for our kids and stude … read more
Get Ready! Get Set! Go!: Easing into Hybrid Learning

Get Ready! Get Set! Go!: Easing into Hybrid Learning

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Aug 3rd 2020

The pandemic has changed the landscape of back to school, but quality learning is still the goal. Leaders are striving to make good decisions that will best serve our children in this ever chang … read more