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Facebook IconAugust 18, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Here are just a few more ideas on how to start the school year off in a fun, positive way.

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Ice Breaker Games for High School Students | eHow

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Ice breaker games create a fun environment to help establish common ground and build relationships with new people. Use icebreakers to diffuse awkwardness and energize your group as you give students an opportunity to share about themselves and learn about others. According to Mind Tools, it is impo…

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Facebook IconAugust 15, 2014 at 4:10 pm

It's turtle release day! At 1pm today, The Turtle Hospital will release its first satellite tagged rehab turtle that you can track on the internet! Read more about this "Tour de Turtles" http://tourdeturtles.org/

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Facebook IconAugust 12, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Which is your favorite? Share yours with us!

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31 Incredible Bulletin Boards For Back To School

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Looking to refresh your classroom for back to school? Take your pick from 31 flavors of bulletin board.



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