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  • Best Educational Gifts 2012
    Best Educational Gifts 2012

    The holiday season is nearly upon us and if you have younger students on your shopping list, you may be wondering what to get them. There are anincredible range of gifts that are both fun and practical. Buying toys that help students to learn is money ...

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  • Holiday Season Cooking Class
    Holiday Season Cooking Class

    Teaching your students to cook is a valuable life skill to pass on and a great family fun activity. Gingerbread people are a holiday tradition that helps your student to learn to bake, measure and follow written instructions while giving them the ...

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  • Social Media takes Social Learning to a Whole New Level
    Social Media takes Social Learning to a Whole New Level

    Social learning has been getting a lot of attention lately, but it’s actually been around since the 1970’s when Albert Bandura suggested that learning is a social activity. When harnessing this theory to effect change in the classroom, teachers can use ...

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  • Things about gifted children that you didn't know
    Things about gifted children that you didn't know

    It’s difficult to define exactly what ‘gifted’ is. In the U.S., gifted children are seen as those who have the potential to perform exceptionally in five areas: general intellectual ability, specific academic aptitude, creative or productive thinking, ...

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  • School Lunch Changes in the US and what they mean for you
    School Lunch Changes in the US and what they mean for you

    Studies suggest that by 2030, a whopping 42% of US adults will be obese. Obesity usually starts in schools where young students learn poor eating habits. Bad eating habits stem from a number of factors including the cost of healthy food and the time needed ...

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