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Learn Magic and Life Skills

One day I hope to look back on this blog as a distant memory because 2020 has been quite the ...
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April Is National Poetry Month

So... be your name Buxbaum or Bixby or Bray or Mordecai Ali Van Allen O'Shea, You're off to Great Places! ...
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At-Home Learning and Earth Day

At-Home Learning: Online Resources In "Bullying And Back-To-School" I addressed the fact that some children do not view school as ...
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My Heart Will Go On

I Won't Say I'm In Love With so many entertaining and educational school assemblies and library shows for kids, it's ...
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Math: It All Adds Up

Math: The Foundation Of Everything Regardless if you love or hate it, mathematics plays an integral part in every day ...
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February: National Library Lovers’ Month

"Libraries: The medicine chest of the soul." —Library at Thebes, (inscription over the door) What in the world would we ...
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Recreational Reading And The Power of Conversation

Too often, reading is a solitary activity. It’s just you, your book, and your imagination. Don't get me wrong, reading ...
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Bridge Science And English With These Fun Reads

Science Matters... In "Science: A Solid Foundation For Life" I pointed out that we should teach early elementary school children ...
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Teaching Science To Elementary Students

Science: A Solid Foundation For Life When you build a house, you start with the foundation. The same concept can ...
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Tis the Season…For Science!

STEM-ucation: The Essentials of Science Think back to elementary school. What was your favorite subject? English? Math? Spanish? You might ...
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Spread Cheer With These Great Holiday Books

December Holidays Around The World When we speak of diversity within the classroom, we usually think racial diversity. But what ...
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Trick-Or-Treat Yourself To These Halloween Safety Tips

Something Wicked This Way Comes Boys and girls of every age Wouldn't you like to see something strange? Come with ...
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