It’s My Fave!

I’ve been working at The Mailbox for 14 years, and in addition to managing the preschool magazine, I’ve worked on a LOT of books. I like all of them, but of course, I have a favorite. And it’s now available in eBook format. I’m totally geeked about it! My favorite is Totally for Twos: Art….

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Teachers’ Choice Award Winners: Last Chance to Win

This is it—it’s your last chance to win 2016 Teachers’ Choice Award–winning products. All told, I’ve given away nearly 60 products that earned Learning magazine’s 2016 Teachers’ Choice Awards. Were you among the winners? If so, congratulations and enter again! If not, this is your golden opportunity. **************** Post a comment to this blog no…

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End-of-the-Year Emotions

Year-end madness can create a bucketful of emotions. In a recent post, educational blogger Stacy Tornio outlines “16 Emotions Teachers Feel Every Day in May…Before Noon.” Before noon! After reading the list, I was exhausted—never mind experiencing each emotion in a handful of hours! But then again, I’ve never really considered which emotions I experience…

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Dino Day!

Did you know there is a Nutty Fudge Day, Sea Monkey Day, Bike to Work Day, and Nylon Stockings Day, but there is no such thing as International Dinosaur Day? Let’s just pause a moment to wonder why anyone would want to celebrate nylon stockings. Okay, carrying on… A teacher from Florida is attempting to…

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Too Shy!

I was a terribly shy child. So when I was in the classroom I had a difficult time speaking up to ask questions or to add my thoughts to a discussion. As a result, I think I missed out on a lot of learning. I had similar children in my classroom when I taught, and…

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