Monthly Archives: August 2014

NEA- 5 Facts: Making Common Sense of the Common Core

By Cindy Long, NEA Sr. Writer/Editor Common Core State Standards are K-12 English Language Arts/Literacy and Math standards that will create a clear, consistent level of knowledge for our public school students no matter where they live. They Will Deepen … Continue reading

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Using Pop Culture to Create Effective Affinity Spaces

by KellyAnn Bonnell, MA This week I’ve had the awesome opportunity to go through ASPIRE training with the University of Arizona. ASPIRE is a coaching program for youth development programs to help them improve their ability to better meet the … Continue reading

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Tor.com: We’re Holding Out for a (New) Hero

by LEAH SCHNELBACH I think it’s safe to say that 2014’s greatest hero is a vocabulistically-limited tree. (If not him, then maybe the raccoon with anger management issues.) I had already been think about how heroism and villainy seemed to be … Continue reading

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Sale on Teacher Media Guides

We’ll be hosting a one day back to school sale on all Pop Goes the Classroom Teacher Media Guides. Check out our store front at http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Pop-Goes-The-Classroom  

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Back the School

School starts this week in our neck of the woods. For some of you, its already under way; for others you’ve got a couple weeks yet to go. Regardless of when you start, there is no doubt there was, is … Continue reading

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