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Are Backpacks a Pain in the Back?

December 6, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

With our predisposition to park ourselves in front of a computer or TV, we weren’t too surprised to learn recently of students as young as elementary level complaining of back problems normally reserved for years later in life. But the question has surfaced: are book-laden backpacks to blame?

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Developmental Vision

December 6, 2010 Teachnet Staff 1

It is not uncommon for a child’s vision problem to initially go unnoticed, or for it to be misunderstood. Contributor, Susan Schocket, offers these tips for making school work less stressful on students’ eyes, as well as resources for finding and treating vision challenges.

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Teachers Get Paid Too Much!

October 25, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

A bit of humor: “I’m fed up with teachers and their hefty salary guides. What we need here is a little perspective. If I had my way, I’d pay these teachers myself…I’d pay them babysitting wages…”