Brain Breaks: How to refocus your classroom

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Do your students seem extra fidgety? Perhaps you are seeing a room full of blank stares or a student or two is seemingly frustrated with their work. Ding Ding Ding! Those are just a couple of indicators that it is time for a Brain Break! Quick brain breaks during or in between lessons are important for student learning, and can relieve students’ frustration, stress and anxiety.

Sub Pack – How to make sure you’re prepared and have a successful day of substitute teaching

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Oh no! You have arrived at your substitute teaching position for the day and cannot find lesson plans anywhere. Don’t panic! That is where having a Sub Pack comes in handy. A Sub Pack is kind of like an emergency kit for the classroom. Included in a sub pack are items that will help make sure you have a successful day, no matter what classroom you’re teaching in.

How to become a substitute teacher

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Every state has different requirements, and the Kansas City area is unique in that the metro spans two states. If you are considering becoming a substitute in the Kansas City area, you may want to consider meeting the requirements of both states.

Microsoft Releases Educational Version of Minecraft

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  “Minecraft,” the popular world-building game, has gotten an educational makeover. Microsoft has announced that “Minecraft: Education Edition” is now available in 50 countries and 11 different languages, exciting both teachers and students. “We have high hopes for this title to be a game-changer in classrooms around the world,” Deirdre Quarnstrom, director of “Minecraft: Education… Read more »

Sub of the Month: Cindy Hodgins – September 2016

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  As a former teacher having taught multiple grades levels in multiple states, Cindy understands the importance of being a great substitute. Cindy joined Morgan Hunter Education at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year where she subs in the Leavenworth USD 453 School District. “Now that all three of my kiddos are in school,… Read more »