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Back-to-School Teaching Ideas

Throughout the school year, engaging students in the learning process requires creativity and positivity. Especially on the first day of school, it is important to help students feel comfortable and...

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5 Ways to Instill Empathy in Children

Featuring Diana Davis, MHS Social and Emotional Learning Curriculum Supervisor When we think of success, skills like collaboration, time management and critical thinking may immediately come to mind. While these...

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5 Ways to Keep Children Active During the Holiday Season

During the holidays, taking time to exercise often falls to the bottom of the list thanks to work and family obligations. But making time to exercise doesn’t have to be...

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How to Help Students Understand and Celebrate Diversity

Featuring Sonnya Nieves, Co-Advisor of the MHS Viva Diversity Club At Milton Hershey School, we have students and families from many different cultures who practice various religions, speak many languages,...

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How Does Technology Enhance the Learning Environment?

Thanks to technology, there are more options than ever before to create student-centered learning environments that are personalized to the way each student thinks and learns. “Technology is a major...

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The Power of the Spark

When sparks happen in our lives, we have two choices: we can let them simmer and fade, or we can seize the moment. When Milton Hershey had the opportunity to...

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The Benefits of Athletics and Sportsmanship

Whether it’s a competitive Friday night football game, intramural sports with elementary students, or after-school fitness and conditioning exercises, athletic programming teaches students to communicate with others, create goals, and...

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9 Back-to-School Mottos That Motivate Students

Milton Hershey School teachers are sparking excitement and anticipation for the new school year by sharing their back-to-school mottos. Through the nurturing environment and strong support system offered at MHS,...

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The Art of Noticing

What comes to mind when you think about the season of spring or summer? Fragrant flowers? Singing choirs of birds? For most people, spring has a rejuvenating effect across many...

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Thank a Teacher Day: 4 Ways Teachers Are Making an Impact

On May 8, 2018, the nation is celebrating Thank a Teacher Day. At Milton Hershey School, we celebrate our teachers every day as they help students develop good study habits,...

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