Plan Your Attack on the Paper Explosion!

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KABOOM! By mid fall, it seems like all the papers have exploded all over your classroom! You spend so much time in the summer making a pretty classroom, only to have piles and piles of messy papers overshadow your hard work within a couple of months. Make this the year you get your piles of […]

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Expect MORE from Everyday Learning Essentials

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Teachers, let’s make this the year we shake up those everyday essential learning tools and make them… MORE effective for learning MORE cost-effective…and MORE durable! Learning the basics can be so much MORE when you use magnetic manipulatives. As you start thinking about the next school year, consider how costly it is to continually replace […]

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Ready for Take-off!

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Classroom Management from Your “Cockpit” Like the cockpit of an airplane, your whiteboard is the central hub of your classroom. It’s where the majority of your demonstrations take place…and where your students often focus when they know it’s time to pay attention. In other words, your whiteboard is a pretty important spot in your room! […]

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Putting It All into Place

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Better tools for teaching place value! Understanding place value is a critical foundational math skill, necessary for performing computation, building math fluency, developing critical thinking skills, and improving precision. When teaching key skills, it’s important that you choose the right tools…and select those tools in a variety of formats! So let’s talk about what’s different […]

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Growing Lifelong Learners… And Guarding Lives, Too?

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Teacher, mentor, social worker, nutritionist, nurse, counselor, negotiator, coach… your list of responsibilities is nearly endless! And lately it seems that safe guarding your students from a variety of external dangers is your job, as well. This is so tough, but it is today’s reality. With potential solutions coming from all sides of the political […]

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Slip a Surprise into Your Back-to-School Line Up!

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Back-to-school season is nearly here, and soon business will be booming! While you may have placed your large orders for the season already, we’ve got a classroom safety and management tool that you’re definitely going to want to sneak into your product mix…The Eagle Eyes® Magnetic Mirror! This easy-mount, wide-angle, magnetic mirror makes so much […]

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New Year, New You!

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  It’s still officially January so there’s still officially time to commit to some serious (and some not-so-serious) teacher resolutions for this year. So, if you’ve already fallen off the fewer-trips-to-Starbucks, workout-5-times-a-week wagon, join us for a few resolutions we know you can keep, like:   Packing a Lunch Eating lunch – and we mean […]

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Four Fun Ways to Use Engineering Design Process Magnets!!

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We asked, you answered… and now we’re sharing! (What can we say – we’re very social!) We showed our Engineering Design Process Magnets to teachers around the country, and they came back with four fun ways to use this handy, STEM-based set. With four different activities and colorful, clear magnets for the Ask, Imagine, Plan, […]

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Learning Success That Sticks… Exceptional Tools for Exceptional Learners!

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Teaching children with special needs is an exceptional experience, and magnets can make learning even more rewarding for everyone! Check out the magnetic learning tools listed below and consider including them in your curricula for students with special needs: Magnetic Sweets™ Sort & Play Set Learning has never been so sweet! Bakers match and sort […]

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Show and Tell…with Big Math Manipulatives for Demonstration

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When it comes to teaching math, modeling is mission critical to comprehension. And our big math magnets are perfect for quick, clear, colorful demonstrations that your whole class can see, no matter where they sit. So, as you’re planning this year’s lessons, consider including some of the following products in your plans. You’ll be glad […]

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