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Choose Kindness

Choose Kindness

October is Bully Prevention Prevention Month.  Last year we posted about Pacer’s resources.  This year I’d like to highlight a new campain from Disney called Choose Kindness.  In addition to this video campaign they also have a website, Be Inspired, for further bully prevention resources.  Great choice of positive words Disney!  Kindness and inspire, I … Continue reading

World Teachers’ Day

World Teachers’ Day

Did you know this Sunday, October 5th 2014 is World Teachers’ Day?  I have to admit, this is the first year I was aware but it was established in 1994.  So what’s this day all about?  Like any other declared day, it’s about raising awareness and support for, you guessed it, TEACHERS, but not just … Continue reading

10 Clever Organizing Hacks for Back to School

10 Clever Organizing Hacks for Back to School

New outfits have been picked out and supplies have been purchased from crowded stores. It’s that time of the year….back to school! While this time of the year can be stressful and cause butterflies to flitter about…we’ve got some resources for you to calm your anxiety. While this post isn’t particularly “tech” related, we think … Continue reading

Back to School Savings

Back to School Savings

Well, it seems that this time of the year approaches faster as time goes by! Yes, my friends….it’s back to school shopping time. If you’re fortunate enough to have an early beginning like us (August 1st) then you are in dire need of some supplies! We’ve found a deal you don’t want to miss. Beginning … Continue reading

Thank You!

Thank You!

Eeek!  It’s National Teacher Appreciation Week! Today’s find is simple and sweet. A few teacher appreciation videos we think are kind of neat! And if you happen to have a frown, these are guaranteed to turn it upside down:)       So keep pushing through, we’re counting on you! THANK YOU for all that … Continue reading

World Water Day

World Water Day

Tomorrow, March 22nd is World Water Day.  Have you thought about how much water you used the first hour of your day?  Can you imagine having to use dirty water?  With the technology we have today it seems unimaginable that anyone would not have access or not be able to afford clean water.  Unfortunately it … Continue reading

The Edublog Awards 2013

The Edublog Awards 2013

Nominations are now open for the 10th annual Edublog Awards!!  The Edublog Awards started in 2004 in response to community concerns relating to how schools, districts and educational institutions were blocking access of learner and teacher blog sites for educational purposes.  The purpose of the Edublog awards is promote and demonstrate the educational values of these social media. … Continue reading

New Requirements for Licensure – 2013

New Requirements for Licensure – 2013

As many of you may know, the Virginia General Assembly has issued new requirements for licensure and renewal effective July 1, 2013. Any person seeking to obtain a Virginia Teaching License must now obtain certification in the following: Emergency first aid Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) The use of automated external defibrillators (AED) If you’re new to … Continue reading

Grandma Got STEM

Grandma Got STEM

What a week of celebrations!  Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!  Happy Nurse Appreciation Week!  And Happy Mother’s Day!  We chose this week’s Fabulous Friday Find inspired by all of these celebrations of appreciation and it is also a perfect example of last week’s “Find”. Have you ever heard yourself or someone else say “This is so … Continue reading