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Just when you thought it was safe to break for the summer (cue the menacing music)… The biggest threat to vacationing students isn’t in the waters off Cape Cod. It’s in their mindset. Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of

Teacher Appreciation Month

Today, we wrap up our month-long Teacher Appreciation series on the blog with one final story from Terese Wylie, a reading intervention teacher in Allentown, Pennsylvania. In addition to helping students ignite their passions, the best educators often help us

There’s a term you may remember from your introductory psych classes in college called “self-efficacy.” Psychologist Albert Bandura defined self-efficacy as a person’s belief in their ability to accomplish a particular task. The idea is that if you believe you

Teacher Appreciation Month

We couldn’t let Teacher Appreciation month go by without giving our own DreamBox team the opportunity to thank the educators who in some way helped them to become the talented teachers, designers, engineers, and parents they are today. We recently

Teacher Appreciation Month

Now that we’re several weeks into Teacher Appreciation Month, a common thread has emerged. It seems the very best teachers are those who find a way to bring their subjects to life. Whether it’s history, reading, or math, the educators