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Katy Farber
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Mad love for all the teachers out there in those first days of the school year. 

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We are about to embark on the new school year. Teachers everywhere are a little anxious. We know that when it starts, there is no going back and we are IN IT. We put our heart and souls into our work of caring for kids– their bodies, minds, spirits, and potentials. Here is a tribute to all the ...
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Tips for a  #backtoschool  season that is #green  and #healthy !
Here are 10 ideas in helping your family create a waste free, non-toxic and safe lunch system for this school year. Test aced!
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#Summer  #parenting + #environmentalhealth  news. Enjoy!
Summer in Vermont is a beautiful thing. Like many of you, I have been spending plenty of time in the real world, away from computers and the interwebs. I have checked during the evenings and bring you tonight a roundup of recent environmental and parenting news. First, I wanted to point out a guest post …
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Any Harry Potter fans out there? Or not, even? I'm reading this incredible series again and noticing it has many lessons for teachers from the wise Dumbledore. Here is my latest post on Edutopia:


http://www.edutopia.org/discussion/7-lessons-teachers-dumbledore

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Need a fabulous summer read? Look no further! 

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Looking forward to summer! Not to applying sunscreen to kids. Here are some resources to help. 

#summer   #sunscreen   #kids  
Almost summer! Pure joy! Beaches, lakes, swings, picnics– but oh, the dreaded task of applying sunscreen to small children. Even reminding older children. All of it is HARD. It’s sticky. White, clumpy, and you have to RE-APLLY it. Really, I mean, shouldn’t once be enough? So, it’s important to have the right stuff on hand. …
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Enjoy the last few moments of summer with a great #book! Here are some of my latest picks in the areas of #parenting   #climatechange   #fiction . 
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After this post appeared on Edutopia, readers had a lot to say! I added their insight to this post. 

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(This post first appeared on Edutopia. It features 3 new lessons from Dumbledore that were suggested by readers from the Edutopia community. I think they are fantastic additions! Did I miss anymore wisdom from Dumbledore? Please let me know in the comments and I can add more.) ...
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This week I had a daily gift. For the first time in 9 months, I had a few hours to myself each day. You might think this is a small gift, but I do not. You see, I'm a parent of young kids, a full time teacher, and a student. Personal, free time moments are rare. While my daughters were in camp, ...
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First posted at Momsrising.org. How can parents motivate kids to get outside and read this summer? We know that students can lose about a half to a full year of reading skills and comprehension over the summer, and that too many kids are staying inside on devices or screens.
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#burlington   #vermont   #readers   #booklovers  I hope you can come this Saturday! 
Please come to a special reading and discussion about The Order of the Trees on Saturday, June 27th at 2pm at the lovely South Burlington Barnes and Noble. I'm excited to see Burlington friends and families and am looking forward to this event! This entry was posted in author events, books, ...
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Found as a baby, on a bed of moss under an old growth tree, Cedar s beginning was a mystery. As she began her sixth grade year, Cedar res...
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founder of Non-Toxic Kids, author, teacher, blogger and activist
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Founder of Non-Toxic Kids and blogger for the Moms Clean Air Force, teacher, author, mama of two spirited little girls, vegetarian and reluctant cook, trying to live a simple, healthy life in Vermont. 
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Published two education books in 2010: Why Great Teachers Quit and What We Can Do to Stop the Exodus, and Change the World with Service Learning.
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