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Physical Activity Important in Your Classroom

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports month, so this month’s blog focuses on physical fitness in the classroom.  Everyone knows that being physically active is good for you. There are obvious benefits to being active.  For instance, it helps

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Can Music Help Shape Who We Are?

My answer is “Absolutely!” Martin Gardiner of Brown University tracked the criminal records of Rhode Island residents from birth through age 30, and he concluded the more a resident was involved in music, the lower the person’s arrest record. (“Music

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How to Improve Your School’s SEL Measurement Capabilities

We all know that Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is important to a student’s success. Because of the added benefits of including SEL in the classroom, many schools are now trying to incorporate these skills. But, how do we measure

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How Is the New Focus on Education Changing the Face of Daycare?

Have you noticed that many people are calling daycare programs “school”? Is there really a difference? A recent article in the Atlantic discusses how the linguistics have changed the way we refer to the programs, but notes that programs are all

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