Captain Critique’s War on Fake News: Join the Fight!

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Technology has transformed how information is accessed and shared, bringing opportunities and challenges to our classrooms. In this wild west of the Internet, as educators, we find ourselves in serious need of superhero skills to empower students to thrive in a dynamic and interconnected world – where misinformation lurks in the shadows, emojis function as … read more »


Reflection as Our Compass

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Learning without reflection is a waste. Reflection without learning is dangerous. ~Confucious The complexities of navigating the teaching and learning landscape challenge students and teachers throughout the school year. In changing landscapes, where visual cues may be unreliable, a compass becomes a reliable tool for navigation. A compass determines your orientation and helps you make … read more »


Embrace the Fun of Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have tea with Winston Churchill, debate philosophy with Socrates, or hurtle into the 23rd century to see if flying cars have become a reality? Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day, celebrated annually on December 8, grants you a passport to explore these whimsical adventures. … read more »


Turning Pages Together: Celebrating National Family Literacy Day

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There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all. Jacqueline Kennedy Jacqueline Kennedy’s timeless wisdom reminds us that within the pages of a book lies a magical journey, a key to unlocking vast landscapes of imagination and knowledge. National Family Literacy Day, observed annually on November … read more »


TeenTober: A Teacher’s Toolkit for Promoting Reading Culture

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“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” Mark Twain Autumn leaves begin to fall on the East Coast of the United States in October, and a hint of crispness fills the air—the perfect time to grab a cozy spot to read and celebrate the month-long, nationwide literacy … read more »