Figures That Count

Find the symmetry between your dad and you, and learn to let it grow.

Did you know that there’s only one universal date for Mother’s Day, but TWO for Father’s Day? While America and the rest of the world celebrated Father’s Day in June, Australia is celebrating it this September weekend! And what better time to revisit an old favorite with your dad? Yes, I’m talking about The Goofy Movie! This timeless […]

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See Beyond the Average on Your First Day Back!

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A new school year is almost here. And for some of us, new school years are as exciting as they are uncertain. A new year puts you in a new class, which is a new environment, and a new environment brings new people. Different things to learn, new goals to achieve, you never know how […]

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Back to the Classroom: Color It Right!

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(Teaching) life is never monochrome, so why should your workspace be? Teachers need color in their life too! While you’re decorating your classroom in anticipation of the new school year, there’s no need to overhaul your desk to make it more cheery. Small changes can make a difference. Today, we look at little ways to […]

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The Secret Life of Nine

As if we need more reasons to love cats. Image via iMDB

Though nobody can pinpoint the common origin of this myth, there is an ancient proverb that claims, “A cat has nine lives. For three he plays, for three he strays, for the last three he stays.” So do cats really have nine lives? The answer is, sadly, no. The basis of the myth stems from […]

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Getting to Know Math. And You. (Printables Included!)

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“Why do I have to learn fractions/ ratios/ algebra/ (insert math topic here)?” Parents and Teachers, hands up if you’ve had to answer this question from your kids more than once and are expecting to answer it again for the 1,856th time. It is a truth, not usually acknowledged, that an educator’s job description also […]

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