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Coding Empowers Students

With the increasing impact of technology in nearly every sector of the global business environment, coding has become a necessary language and skillset in the digital age. It is important for kids — both boys and girls — to start learning the langua... More >>

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GOING BEYOND Traditional Teacher Induction Programs

Rigorous academic state standards, high stakes testing, school district policies, and a shortage of confidence add to the challenges that a first-year teacher experiences in the classroom. Recent graduates of teacher training programs are certified ... More >>

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Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum preserves Parks’ lasting legacy

On Dec. 1, 1955, the act of one courageous woman sparked a movement that brought change not only to the city of Montgomery, Alabama but throughout the United States. More >>

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Ensuring Best Outcomes for Students with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Autism Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Organizations providing intensive behavioral services to students diagnosed with autism and intellectual/developmental disabilities faced immediate and unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19. As data surrounding the novel virus and how to combat i... More >>

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Morehead Planetarium & Science Center Reimagined The Historic Institution Opening Its Doors After $9.2 Million Renovation

In 1949, Morehead Planetarium opened its doors on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Now Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, the historic institution is celebrating a milestone in a 70-year history—reopening its... More >>

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Top Tips for Preventing Cyberbullying

  What is Cyberbullying? Types of Cyberbullying Cyberbullying Statistics Who Cyberbullies and Why? Dangers of Cyberbullying Ways To Prevent Cyberbullying Recognize the Signs of Cyberbullying Advice... More >>

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COVID-19 Teacher Survey

Few professions have been as heavily impacted by the pandemic as teaching. On top of budget shortfalls and widening equity gaps, social-distancing measures have forced educators to adapt to a completely new style of instruction virtually overnight. ... More >>

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Emergency Preparedness What Schools Should Now Know 101

Having an emergency preparedness plan in place is expected of all school districts and facilities. It’s expected, as well, that all students, parents, faculty and staff know the plan and how to put the plan in action if needed. These are the steps y... More >>

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Leadership: The 5 Pillars of Impactful Leadership

She shared, with surprising calm, that the winds had brought down three immense Cedar trees at the entrance of Brandon Hall’s campus and that she could not get home. I advised her to park somewhere off campus grounds and wait for me to drive my car ... More >>

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Letter From The Editor

C ongratulations on making it through the 2019-2020 school year. Most of you were thrown into a teaching situation this past spring with little warning, no materials, no instruction and missing the technology you needed to finish out the year. But,... More >>

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Social Emotional Solutions: Evaluating School Climate Using Adaptive and Innovative Technology

Surveys are a critical part of early intervention and school improvement strategies. But the survey tool that you implement must enable you to use best practices while embracing new strategies and technologies. More >>

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Socially Distanced Learning Causing Worry? Help Children Process Emotions Through Play

With the 2020/21 school year under way and various education options implemented nationwide, parents and kids alike are feeling a full spectrum of emotions. Many parents are searching for ways to best help their children emotionally process these ne... More >>

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Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is a unit of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. More >>

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Student Mental Health What Are We Doing?

It has been over 20 years since the mass shooting occurred at Columbine High School. For many this event stands out as the beginning of a period in history that brought the growing crisis surrounding student mental health in schools to the forefront... More >>

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Exploring the Fredericksburg Region

The Fredericksburg region, consisting of the city of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County and Stafford County, is conveniently located between Richmond and Washington, D.C. and offers a rich history with a multitude of opportunities for students to i... More >>

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