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Learning to Problem Solve

Having problem solving skills is essential for finding success in many aspects of life. From working towards financial success to fostering meaningful relationships, knowing how to approach a problem and working to create the best possible outcomes can make all the difference in one’s life. The ea...

School Kits Facilitate Learning in Your Community
This article describes the kind of supplies one will find in Geddes School Kits and how they can help students meet their educational goals.
What Harm Is in an Emoji?

Is there harm in using emojis to communicate?

When educators teach children the English language, they are guided by standards focusing on mechanics, usage, and grammar. The goal is to not just use language appropriately, but also to make precise word choices that perfectly express the thoughts and ideas of the writer. Living languages, those...

Fidget Toys in the Classroom

Fidget Toys in the Classroom

What Are Fidget Toys?

When focusing in class becomes a problem, you may want to turn to fidget toys for help. Fidget toys can be toys and school supplies that appeal to the senses and may help students manage their behavior—especially their attention—while in class. Squeeze toys are familiar type...

Exploring the Five Senses

Exploring the 5 senses

We learn everything about our world by perceiving information through our five senses. When teaching your class about the five senses, be sure to stimulate your students' very own senses for pure educational fun. Include activities that require them to use their noses, hands, eyes, mouths, and ear...

Spring Break Vacation from Routine, Not Learning

Spring Break Vacation from Routine, Not Learning

It is never too early to begin planning for spring break and, for teachers, these plans often include homework for students to complete during the vacation. As one can imagine, not every student nor parent supports assignments that are given for completion during spring break—even when the assignm...