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Using COGx to Unlock the Secrets of The Science of Learning

COGx professional development program, Developing Sophisticated Learners for Educators, is utilized by school districts to train staff on ways to apply science-based strategies in the classroom.

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An Open Letter to Teachers: You Shape Lives Today and Always

You’ve flexed, learned new technology, and accomplished extraordinary things to meet the needs of your students. Words really can’t express how grateful I am, we all are, for you and all you’ve done to shape the lives of children during unprecedented times!

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6 Things for Teachers to Consider Before Leaving the Classroom

6 Things for Teachers to Consider Before Leaving the Classroom

Let’s face it, it’s been a tough couple of years! Nothing has been “normal” because of the pandemic. Veteran teachers have been challenged like never …

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Close the Reading Gap in Summer School with MindPlay

MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach (MVRC) is an effective online reading program that provides individualized reading instruction to meet the diverse skills and unique needs of students. The primary goal of the program is to fill gaps and develop skills necessary to facilitate learning to read.

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Eight Ways to Finish the School Year Strong

There are many activities happening both on and off-campus that can distract students and make it harder for them to focus during the school day. It’s important for you to be intentional in everything you do to help them stay on track and stay motivated to learn. Here are a few ideas that will help you finish the school year strong. 

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Activities and Resources to Teach Financial Literacy Skills to Kids and Teens

If we are going to make sure that everyone has a roof over their head and food on the table, we need to teach kids and teens how to manage money and school is an appropriate avenue to begin.

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Why is Financial Literacy Important and How Does Florida Senate Bill 1054 Address it?

Why financial literacy matters – Money, by definition, is something generally accepted as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of …

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8 Tips To Prepare for Standardized Testing

Focus on important skills – use the state testing guide to find out what skills are being tested and know which are the most important. …

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When Everyone is Exiting Education, Why Should You Stay?

I hear it every day from friends who are veteran teachers. They are overwhelmed, overworked, underappreciated, and not supported. They don’t know how they are going to hang on to the end of the year. Many say they wish they could move on to an “easier” profession.

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10 Ways Educators Can Enjoy Spring Break

Whether you are traveling out of town or staying home, there are plenty of ways to make the most of your time away from school. Here are some ideas for ways to make the most of your break.

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7 Ways Teachers Can Prepare for a True Spring Break

There are so many things to do and ways to spend spring break. You know all about all the fun you could have, but do you know how to prepare before so that you can actually unplug completely from school to do all those wonderful, relaxing, adventurous things? 

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5 Ways to Reduce Teacher Workload

It’s never too late in the school year to assess the campus climate and culture to ensure that teachers are being supported and heard. Here are some ways you can help ease the workloads of teachers.

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