Those who work in education know that every year, our administration or some other higher-ups have some new program, system, or resource they're "SUPER excited about!" These programs are usually similar to whatever we used to use, with few exceptions. This year, our administration signed up for a teaching resource called "Pear Deck." Yeah, it's a stupid name. But that's not the important part.
The "Pear Deck" resource is your pretty run-of-the-mill educator website. You can make flashcards, quizzes, etc. Standard stuff. But by using the program, you also automatically receive emails from their weekly educator's blog. Yesterday, I received this email:
"Back to school 2020!
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