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Theresa Crawford replied to Shannon Bell's discussion Lifelong Learning Tax Credit
"My accountant always asks me if I took any classes. He happily takes my receipt and gets me a better return. Def. claim the money you spend for Education!"
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Teresa D. Euken replied to Danelle Nutter's discussion Art Tables
"I currently have 6 sided tables and round tables.  I love the 6 sided table because generally I only place 4 students to a table,  but on that rare occasion when I need to squeeze in a couple of extra kids because of class sizes or I have…"
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Mary Rutherford replied to Kiara's discussion Do you use a document camera in your classroom?
"I was thrilled to receive an IPEVO document camera from the generous folks at IPEVO.  It may seem silly but I keep a basket of plastic action figures on my desk and when the kids come in, the characters jump under the camera and tell about all…"


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Lifelong Learning Tax Credit 2 Replies

Has anybody input their AOE/Morninsgide classes for a tax credit?I have a 1098-T from Morningside ($120 per class), and an itemized receipt for AOE ($750 per class).Has anybody else just put the 750 for tuition costs?Any help would be appreciated!…Continue

Tags: classes, paperwork, AOE, college, morningside

Started by Shannon Bell in General. Last reply by Theresa Crawford 7 hours ago.

Art Tables 3 Replies

I am looking to order new tables for my k-2 art room. Any suggestions for size? I was thinking to seat 4 students...rectangular...not sure dimensions or best company to order. Continue

Started by Danelle Nutter in Classroom Organization. Last reply by Teresa D. Euken on Wednesday.

Welcome to the community! 115 Replies

Welcome to the community! Take a few seconds, and tell us about yourself, your school, struggles you have or successes you want to share! This is the perfect forum thread to introduce yourself to the community, and get started in the forums.Continue

Tags: welcome, started, get

Started by Jessica Balsley in General. Last reply by Dawn Brundige on Monday.

Do you use a document camera in your classroom? 14 Replies

I may be 15 years behind on this (I have a distinct memory of my 8th grade teacher using a document camera to show us shading) but I am finally getting to use a document camera!Last year the only "technology" I had in my classroom was 1 barely…Continue

Started by Kiara in Tech Savvy Teaching. Last reply by Mary Rutherford on Monday.

Art Classroom Budget 8 Replies

Hello, I want to know if anyone has suggestions or experiences on what to do when it is halfway through the year when you run out of supplies (necessary items, like glue) and your budget is gone? I am soon to be a first year art teacher and just had…Continue

Started by Catherine Petrino in Classroom Management. Last reply by Dawn Dodson Apr 7.

Hello all!

 I am Kae Hayworth and I teach Art 1-12 in Lincoln, Kansas.   My 1-6 classes are "art-a-la-cart" but thank goodness I have a room for 7-12.  I have been teaching art for 24 years in the same district.  Looking forward to getting new ideas and…Continue

Started by Kae Hayworth in General Mar 31.




Morningside Credit Information

Created by Jessica Balsley Oct 29, 2012 at 3:01pm. Last updated by Jessica Balsley Feb 17.

Adding a Profile Photo

Created by Jessica Balsley Jun 29, 2011 at 1:03pm. Last updated by Jessica Balsley Jun 29, 2011.

About Ning

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Evaluation Method

Created by Derek Balsley May 30, 2011 at 4:41pm. Last updated by Jessica Balsley Mar 4, 2013.

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Created by Jessica Balsley May 23, 2011 at 6:03pm. Last updated by Jessica Balsley Jun 28, 2011.

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