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ACTION / MAY 13, 2022

MSTA Action - May 13, 2022

Omnibus education bill passed in last week of session The 2022 legislative session ended at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 13. Prior to adjournment, the General Assembly passed a large omnibus...

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STORIES / MAY 10, 2022

Signs of a strong community

I have always wanted to help make a difference in the lives of children. Our district has a student who is nonverbal, and the paraprofessional who started working with her was fluent in ASL. I had...

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STORIES / MAY 10, 2022

Dig deep and finish strong

Typically, walk up songs are used during athletic events, but let s expand our thinking… Your walk up song is a song that will motivate you to be the best you can be as an educator!

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STORIES / MAY 10, 2022

Prioritizing mental health and personalized learning in the classroom

Mental wellness is also a vital part of one s overall health, but maintaining this is not as simple as eating an apple, drinking a glass of water or taking a long walk. When someone is physically...

Your Career

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STORIES / MAY 10, 2022

How to use 20 minutes of your day to work toward restorative practices

Whenever I talk to educators about restorative practices and morning meetings, the common frustration I hear is that there are no concrete plans. In this article, I will attempt to give you solid,...

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STORIES / MAY 10, 2022

Bring famous artwork into your classroom

By: Stephen Randall Roberts T eaching is in my DNA. I taught for 30 years in Missouri, six years in Chicago and in the District of Columbia. I retired from teaching in 2010. Upon...

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STORIES / MAY 10, 2022

Science research provides publication opportunities

By Ryne Emerick, Lebanon R-3 In the fall of 2011, as a second-year teacher, I had nine students trust me enough to sign up for our newly offered Advanced Placement (AP) Biology class. Little did...

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STORIES / MAY 10, 2022

It's all a TEAM effort

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STORIES / MAY 10, 2022

Full-time students, part-time entrepreneurs: Building skills through classroom business

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STORIES / MAY 10, 2022

Reading and Preparing During Summer Break

By Jenn Baldwin Summer break is a perfect way for school staff to relax and rejuvenate. One of the best ways to accomplish this is through the pages of a book. The Reading Circle Committee...

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