Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught in School, But Usually Arent

Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught in School, But Usually Arent.

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Many parents don’t realize how MISLEADING test scores are :(

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» 8 easy steps to kill the love of reading in every student.

Many schools do all these things thanks to Common Core, Race to the Top and our nations obsession with high-stakes testing. So sad…

» 8 easy steps to kill the love of reading in every student..

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Five U.S. innovations that helped Finland’s schools improve but that American reformers now ignore – The Washington Post

Five U.S. innovations that helped Finland’s schools improve but that American reformers now ignore - The Washington Post

 

Five U.S. innovations that helped Finland’s schools improve but that American reformers now ignore – The Washington Post.

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7 Out of This World Apps For Teachers

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Happy Father’s Day, Dad

I wrote this last year and wanted to share it again.

Teachers Matter

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If—

By Rudyard Kipling

If you can keep your head when all about you

    Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,

If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,

    But make allowance for their doubting too;

If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,

    Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies,

Or being hated, don’t give way to hating,

    And yet don’t look too good, nor talk too wise:

If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;

    If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim;

If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster

    And treat those two impostors just the same;

If you can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken

    Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,

Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken,

    And stoop and build…

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Coach John Wooden’s Take on TEACHERS

No written word, no spoken plea can teach our youth what they should be.
Nor all the books on all the shelves.
It’s what the TEACHERS are THEMSELVES.


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