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Florida Teacher's 'Summer Packet' is Homework We Can All Get Behind

Most teachers like to help their students prevent summer brain drain with assigned readings and required math packets. But one teacher in Pensacola, FL, came up with a "summer packet" that encourages students to build skills in a different category: life. Now her message, posted on Facebook, is going viral.

First-grade teacher and working mom Betsy Eggart was inspired to pen a with family. Her focus is clear: cultivate engagement, encourage learning and have a bit of fun, too.

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