Free Money For Teachers

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FREE MONEY!!! Getting money for your classroom is a scary thought.  Who wants to write a grant?  Who wants to beg? Well one site, DonorsChoose.org, has made it super easy!  So finally you can ask for that software you need or that classroom set of The Kite Runner that you have been wanting. DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that allows public school teachers to post requests for their classrooms. Several teachers have had great success at my high school with this site and I plan to … [Read more...]

Teachers Bring Students to Europe

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Imagine spending two nights in Bruges, Belgium Travel across the battlefields of WWI through Amiens to check out the Mona Lisa in Paris. Spend three days in Paris... Before heading over to Lausanne, Switzerland Now imagine bringing your students with you on this amazing trip?!? Jessica Little and Megan Shifflett, foreign language teachers from Fort Defiance High School, made that brave decision this past summer. … [Read more...]

What is a Thigh Gap?

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Recently I overheard some students talking about having a "thigh gap." A thigh gap is a space that exists between a woman's legs when she stands with her knees together. Because of my connections with Strong Figure, I actually knew what they were talking about.  One of strongfigure's contributors, April Harper, had written an article on this obsession among young women today. After reading this and doing a little of my own research I was shocked to find that young females actually want this. … [Read more...]