Summer Break: Teacher Edition

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It’s that time of year again. It’s been a challenging 270 days (but who’s counting), and now, it’s finally summer break! As teachers, we tend to enjoy these three-ish months just as much, or even more than our students! This is our personal time to decompress from the school year and just enjoy some free [...]

Reading Rainbow

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It looks like our favorite childhood television show is making a comeback! LeVar Burton, the creator and host of Reading Rainbow, has just announced plans to bring back his wonderful show. Reading Rainbow ran from 1983 to 2006, and they currently have an iPad app for people to download. To do this, Burton has launched [...]

A Lovely Summer Day

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The fine folks over at Mashable have just released a hilarious and inspirational video featuring Zachary Levi and Bert from Sesame Street! The video is a great reminder that during these beautiful sunny days, we shouldn’t waste away all of our time on our computers and cell phones. Give the video a watch, comment below [...]

Memorial Day BBQ Party

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Huge thanks to Hostess with the Mostess for providing this excellent blog about throwing the perfect Memorial Day BBQ! Looking for a creative way to celebrate Memorial Day… or another outdoor summer get-together? Good! Because we have a new Summer BBQ theme for you today, complete with ideas for a Make-it-Yourself hot dog station (which keeps things easy on the host!), creative [...]

Last Minute Graduation Party Ideas

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Big thanks to Gretchen at Three Little Monkeys Studio for this amazing post! It happens to the best of us. You have an event coming up and think you’re OK on time, but then you get busy with work and kid activities, so party planning takes a back seat. And then one day you look [...]

Nature Walks

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There is a lot of beauty to be found in this world. Sometimes at first glance it can be easy to forget, but when we really take the time to look closely, it becomes much easier to see. One of the best ways to experience the true beauty of our world is to go on [...]