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Category: Education

Are EQ and SEL good teaching tools 0

Are EQ and SEL Good Teaching Tools?

It’s a sad fact of life. Within the first five years of teaching, 40-50% of teachers will quit. Could Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Social Emotional Learning (SEL) tools help the retention of educators? The...

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Opposites Of Themselves: Contronyms

When we were small, we all learned what the word opposite meant by contrasting things, like light and dark. We knew that black was the opposite of white, and big was the opposite of little. But now...

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STEAM Lesson Plan on Leonardo Da Vinci

About a year ago, I wrote part of a curriculum on STEAM activities for preschoolers and kindergarteners learning about scientists. Now I’ve decided to pick up the project and finish it, but wanted to...

The Basics of Solar Eclipses

What is an eclipse of the sun and why does it happen? A solar eclipse, or eclipse of the sun, actually has a lot to do with the phases of the moon. Each month...

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Preschool Children And TV

A “TV diet” I recently read an article about a “TV diet.” It said what children watched was deemed more important than the amount of time spent in front of the TV. That’s a concept that...