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Learning From a New Braingle

Since it is now back to school season, many teachers and parents are looking for some new and fun material that they can use with their students to keep them learning and having fun as they start off another year. Fun short games and brain teasers are a great way to get kids in the right mind set to start learning. Braingle is a

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Let’s Take a Trip – Virtual Field Trips for Kids

Even though school is out, summer is the perfect time for students take a field trip. What if you could go on a trip without ever leaving the house? The Utah Education Network, consisting of public education partners, local school districts and libraries, aims to create educational opportunities for those in the community. To enhance these opportunities, they have created a site with Virtual

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Support Teachers | Shoelaces for Teachers Campaign

The end of the year has come and if you and your student(s) are thinking of ways to pay homage to a favorite teacher, mentor, or advisor now is your chance. The members of the Shoelaces for Teachers Campaign are collecting shoelaces in honor of these educators who work relentlessly, despite political backlash and  inadequate funding, for our students. If you think teachers should

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Push it to the Limit!

Sometimes it takes a journey to reach a goal. In this case, it really does. Joel Kirsch is a former sports psychologist for the San Francisco Giants and president of the American Sports Institute, a nonprofit educational organization that applies the principles and practices of sport culture and wellness to other kinds of challenges. Together with the Institute, they are creating the Arete School

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