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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Self-Care & Wellness for Educators What Does This Look Like?

Burnout, talent drain, years of education only to buy your own school supplies. Parents who don’t care and parents who care too much. Hormonal kids, social media, bullying, child suicide. Where does it stop? Is a teacher an educator-or a health and ... More >>

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Making the Most of Your North Carolina Zoo School Field Trip

Are you in the know? About educational field trips at the North Carolina Zoo that is. The Zoo offers a variety of educational activities for school and homeschool groups. To start, did you know that North Carolina teachers can bring their students t... 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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Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum preserves legacy of ‘Mother of Civil Rights Movement’

On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to relinquish her seat on a Montgomery city bus to a white male, a move that would spark the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The Montgomery Bus Boycott represented the first large-scale U.S. demonstrat... More >>

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Tennessee Aquarium Gearing Up for New Summer Camp Programs

Chattanooga, Tenn. (March 4, 2020) — Does your child love to doodle images of flowers and trees? Has she shown a strong interest in math? Is he a natural problem-solver? For the first time ever, the Tennessee Aquarium is offering eight specialt... More >>

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IAQ Trends in Education

A good IAQ strategy can improve learning environments while reducing energy consumption and lowering building operating costs. Air cleaning equipment manufacturers have been busy in the PK-12 education sector in the last decade. They have seen ... More >>

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How Movement Boosts Learning

Motion helps our brains to be more alert. When muscle fibers are activated, blood circulation increases. The brain receives more oxygen and neuroplastic messengers are released that support nerve cell growth and synaptic switching. Students’ brains ... More >>

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What pitfalls could face your district if you choose not to invest in a safety plan?

School safety is a fragmented space. Districts across the country are searching for the right combination of security solutions, training, advocacy and buy-in from their administrations. They need a roadmap, resources, and the answer to two basic qu... More >>

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Let food be thy medicine andmedicine be thy food. - Hippocrates

Greek physician Hippocrates suggested there is a correlation between our diet, our health, and our ability to heal ourselves based upon our diet. Now, Hippocrates was more than likely referring to our physical bodies in this quote, but does this sam... More >>

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Struggling Schools Make Big Gains with Video Coaching How intensive teacher support with Sibme video coaching and collaboration platform helped two schools achieve major gains in student and teacher performance.

A Tale of Two Schools Though 400 miles apart, Neal Middle School in Durham, NC and Liberty Point Elementary in Union City, GA, experienced similar struggles with student performance and available technology for teacher observation and feedback. More >>

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Through the Fence

“School” begins at 9 a.m. at our house. Well, OK maybe 10. Honestly, it starts after I’ve had at least two cups of coffee and I’ve managed to filter through all my work emails and respond to those that are urgent. Those two cups of coffee are import... More >>

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Education Under Seige Withstanding the Onslaught of COVID-19

Will education survive? Are the dark forces of COVID-19 scaling the walls of our current education system, preparing to lay waste to the castle and destroy all that is good? Will in-place education remain our dominant system, or will traditional edu... More >>

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When an Educator’s Advice is Life-Changing

I wasn’t surprised that we got some great stories about educators when we were soliciting submissions for Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Best Advice I Ever Heard. We all have those favorite teachers who changed our lives, and we often quote them for... More >>

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