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    Resources for Teachers to Promote Summer Learning

    Resources for Teachers to Promote Summer Learning
    The learning process should not take a break over the summer months! This is the last week of school in many states and students everywhere are eager to find refuge in the lazy hazy summer days that lay ahead. Many parents are wondering how they can keep their children’s mind active and engaged until September. Parents and educators have legitimate cause ...
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    Summer Trips for Teachers: The Road Less Traveled

    Summer Trips for Teachers: The Road Less Traveled
    Long before the summer arrives, teachers across the U.S. are busy planning and looking forward to their summer vacation. If you're looking for a trip where you don't have to fight the masses, one of these destinations found on the road less traveled may be just what you're looking for. Teaching explored five destinations and pulled together the best of what ...
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    How to Keep Your Students Learning Over the Summer

    How to Keep Your Students Learning Over the Summer
    Summer is a much needed reprieve for both teachers and students.  It allows everyone time to relax and unwind from a busy school year.  The two month break that most school systems have can also be problematic for student learning.  It seems that by the second month of break students start getting antsy and parents scramble to find activities to keep ...
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    The Value of Summertime for Teachers

    The Value of Summertime for Teachers
    Well, school is just about over in my neck of the woods. Time flies when you’re having fun, huh? It does just seem like the school year started, and now we are facing a long, hot summer. Teachers are finishing up their grades and getting ready to enter into that wonderful season of post-planning bliss….a flurry of activity as teachers hurriedly ...
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    What If Teachers Ruled the World?

    [photo:70004] Do you think teachers would do a good job at ruling the world? I think they would. I'm talking about the teachers who work flawlessly with parents, who never give up on students, and who know what they teach and how to teach it well. Here's my humorous attempt to imagine a world and how it might benefit if great ...
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    Adventure Trips for Teachers: Alaska

    Adventure Trips for Teachers: Alaska
    The beautiful and unique state of Alaska became a part of the U.S. as the 49th state in 1959 during the Eisenhower administration. The state of Alaska is vast, in fact, it's so big that the state of Rhode Island could fit into Alaska 425 times! If traveling to Alaska is on your lifelong to-do list, do put it off any ...
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    Adventure Trips for Teachers: Biking Through Ireland

    h2. Ireland Ireland is a beautiful and lush, green country, especially in the summer. What better way to take it all in than a biking adventure?! Whether you're Irish or not, this will be a magical trip you'll remember for years to come. [photo:28045] h4. *Getting There:* _Flying:_ For either of the bike tours mentioned below, "Galway Airport":http://www.galwayairport.com/ may be the ...
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    Adventure Trips for Teachers: The Grand Trek

    Teachers have one of the most unique vacation schedules of any career. So why not take advantage of the summer break and travel across the U.S., Mexico, or Canada? This unique adventure tour can last as brief as seven days or as long as forty-two. [photo:28075] Since 1972, "TrekAmerica": has been tempting young, independent travelers away from the "package" holiday approach ...
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    Adventure Trips for Teachers

    Adventure Trips for Teachers
    Being a classroom teacher is an adventure every day of the year, so why not treat yourself to an adventure of your own? After all, one of the most fun things about having a summer is being to tell everyone about what you did with your summer when you return to school in the fall. [gate] h3. 1. "Twin Peaks Dude ...
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    15 Craziest Moments of the School Year

    [photo:71231] It's time to look back on the craziest things that have happened in schools. Some of these moments are funny, some scary, and some are just plain crazy. Countdown the 15 Craziest Moments Now! Next Page: #15 Craziest Moment [page] #15: Gun-Toting Teachers [photo:70825] The north Texas community of Harrold allowed teachers and staff members to carry concealed firearms to ...
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    20 Best Outdoor Vacations for Sporty Teachers

    20 Best Outdoor Vacations for Sporty Teachers
    Want to get away from it all? Does your idea of a vacation involve taking in the great outdoors, and days of heart-pounding adventure? We thought so. Teaching has compiled 20 adrenaline-inducing adventures for the tried and true outdoorsman (or woman). We’ve scoured the travel guides, combed the Internet and sought out word-of-mouth recommendations to bring you the best of ...
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    Summer Trips for Teachers: Lake Oconee, GA

    Summer Trips for Teachers: Lake Oconee, GA
    Lake Oconee, Georgia: Lake Oconee is located a little over an hour east of Atlanta in the heart of Georgia's Lake Country. This little known area is a great get away for relaxation and peace and quiet. The summer is a great time to experience the lush surroundings and get outdoors. For those who want to completely relax, there are plenty ...
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    World Travel Trips for Teachers: Tuscan Cooking & Wine Trip

    World Travel Trips for Teachers: Tuscan Cooking & Wine Trip
    Italy is one of my favorite places in the world, a place I once called my home. The summer can be a crazy time to visit Italy and battle the tourists, so if you want to experience how the local Italians live, the best way is to visit the smaller towns, and Tuscany provides some of the best locations. Learn how ...
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    World Travel Trips for Teachers: The Sights of Paris

    World Travel Trips for Teachers: The Sights of Paris
    Paris is said to be one of the most romantic and beautiful cities in the world. As someone who has been there, I can definitely agree. Visiting in early summer is best to beat the crowds, but the extra people visiting just make the bustle of the city seem even more vibrant. h4. *Getting There:* _Flying:_ You can fly to Paris' ...
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    Summer Trips for Teachers: Carmel, California

    Summer Trips for Teachers: Carmel, California
    *Carmel, California:* Carmel is a small town situated on the Monterey Peninsula in Monterey County, California. It has a rich history and connection with the arts. It is not an accident that Carmel has achieved fame for its natural features, ambiance and an abundance of cultural and shopping venues. The town has historically pursued a vigorous strategy of planned development to ...
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    Summer Trips for Teachers: Bozeman, Montana

    Summer Trips for Teachers: Bozeman, Montana
    Bozeman is a city in southwestern Montana. The city is named after John M. Bozeman, founder of the Bozeman Trail. Bozeman is home to Montana State University at Bozeman. Plentiful recreational activities and beautiful scenery made the area a perfect place to shoot the movies _A River Runs Through It_ and _The Horse Whisperer._ h4. *Getting There:* _Flying:_ Gallatin Field Airport ...
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    World Travel Trips for Teachers: Costa Rica

    World Travel Trips for Teachers: Costa Rica
    Travel to Costa Rica, and enjoy the scenery and wild life of what the location has to offer. You might see three-toed sloths, toucans and monkeys along your journey. As educators, getting to see this wild life up close, as well as be a part of the rain forest, can be a great experience to take back to your students and ...
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    World Travel Trips for Teachers: International Cruises

    World Travel Trips for Teachers: International Cruises
    One of the cheapest ways to see neighboring countries is to go on a cruise. Depending what coast you live closest to, there are many cruise options that can fit your budget and time line for summer vacation. The best thing about cruising is the all inclusive feature. You never have to worry about finding your hotel or wondering where your ...
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    Top 25 Vacation Cities for Teachers

    Are you gearing up for your summer vacation, but aren't sure which direction to go? When it comes to vacationing in the U.S., each city is unique. Which city could be your best travel destination? We have rated 25 cities for vacationing by examining what each has to offer. Our criteria • Average price of gas in each city and ...
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    Summer Trips for Teachers: Newport, Rhode Island

    Summer Trips for Teachers: Newport, Rhode Island
    Newport is the largest city on Aquidneck Island on the Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island, about 30 miles south of Providence. Newport has one of the highest concentrations of colonial homes in the nation. Known as a New England summer resort and for the famous Newport Mansions, it has coastlines on the west, south and east, a true maritime city. ...
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