Germs, Germs, Germs!

It’s the season for colds and the flu, my teacher friends! I find myself giving every door knob the hairy eyeball and washing my hands whenever possible. To clarify, I’m not a germaphobe at all–but there’s some pretty icky stuff going around right now. So this is the perfect time to refresh personal hygiene skills…

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Marvelous Inventions!

What do earmuffs, a trampoline, and Popsicles® have in common?   They were all invented by children! Click here to find information about the inventions mentioned above and other inventions created by children. Share the information with your students. Then encourage your little inventors with this collection of printables!      Young inventors respond to…

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Should You Work Harder?

Today is one of those unofficial holidays–it’s “Work Harder Day.” But I suggest that we completely disregard this “holiday” because you already work hard enough. Check out these incredibly depressing facts about work in the United States: The average worker spends over 200 hours each year commuting to and from her job. Most people spend…

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