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  • Compilr.Com
    Teaching programming and the Hour of Code with Compilr
    Every high school that pursues teaching Computer Science ends up falling into teaching programming on some level. Most schools end up teaching using Microsoft's Visual Studio or a similar development environment. But in today's cloud based...
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    DIRT Park Learning Center brings beauty and fun to Central Point
    Taneea Browning plays in the dirt, but even better, she is helping children play in the dirt as well! How the idea for D.I.R.T. came about was pure inspiration. Her own young son led to thoughts about how kids have so few opportunities to just...
  • May 6 is National Teacher Day
    Honor a teacher on National Teacher Day
    With school being in session only one more month before the summer break, it is time to honor your favorite teacher. May 6 has been designated National Teacher Day.Perhaps you have had a teacher who inspired you, challenged you, or even changed...
  • Learn anything new
    Learn anything in 15 minutes
    Malcom Gladwell in his book Outliers, cites that it takes on average 10,000 hours to become a master of complex tasks, but you don’t need to be the next Jimi Hendrix to learn how to play the guitar, or the next Michael Jordan to learn how to...
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    4 Subjects Every Teacher Must Teach and How
    Teaching technology is not sharing a new subject, like Spanish or math. It’s exploring an education tool, knowing how to use computers, IPads, the internet, and other digital devices to serve learning goals. Sure, there are classes that...
  • Jesus teaching
    Day 6 Lenten Scripture and Meditation: Matthew 4:12-25
    Scripture Reading: Matthew 4:12-25Jesus traveled all through Galilee teaching in the Jewish synagogues, everywhere preaching the gospel about the Kingdom of Heaven. (Matthew 4:23)Effective teaching brings divine truths to life. This is...
  • Be their teacher
    Teach for America earns top marks again
    For the third consecutive year, Teach for America in Nashville has earned top marks for teacher education. That means the students of their teachers are earning high marks on the required state tests.Why is this significant? Because if you are...
  • Bambi's Mother was practically a Single Mom
    Women are Today's Heroes
    With the responsibilities of women today, there is no room for aggression and warfare, unless it coincides with protecting children. These traits are predominantly male. Women coax their children to "talk it out" or "think it over...
  • web tools
    5 FREE Web Tools for a New School Year
    When you were a child, your parents worried that the educational content you were learning might be out of date. Did history include the most relevant theories? Did science have the latest discoveries (and was Pluto still a planet)? When you...
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    5 Sure-fire Ways to Teach Vocabulary
    Have you ever been around someone who knows exactly the right word when they talk? Don’t you conclude they’re smart? Capable? The one you want in your study group? How about the inverse–an individual struggling with language,...
  • The utmost responsibility of the Lord's church
    The utmost responsibility of the Lord's church
    Christians are instructed to live a moral and Godly life. If they do not, then they are truly not a member of His body, His church. But this is not a need that God has it is a need that man has, and it is for his benefit that he is ordered to live...
  • "Teach" airs tonight on CBS
    Tonight: 'Teach' highlights educators quest to reach students
    Tonight CBS airs "Teach," a two hour special highlighting teachers who are trying to make a difference in their students lives.While this may sound cliched and like every other educational special, this is far from the truth with "...
  • Queen Latifah hosts 'Teach'
    2-Hour special 'Teach' hosted by Queen Latifah will celebrate teachers
    Multi-talented and award-winning performer Queen Latifah will honor teachers when she hosts and narrates "Teach," a new two-hour special that explores America’s education system through the eyes, minds and hearts of its most...
  • What unauthorized worship is, and whether God accepts it
    What unauthorized worship is, and whether God accepts it
    When one accepts the New Testament doctrine and becomes a child of God, through obedience to the gospel of Jesus Christ, he takes on a responsibility. His life has now been dedicated to serving God and not at his own pleasure but the Lord's...
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    Spending Independence Day with children
    Independence Day is a historically significant day in the United States. It is a great opportunity to teach children what makes this country great. Teach them to be patriotic. There are many different things that parents, teachers, and...