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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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7 Out of This World Apps For Teachers

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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. http://on.ted.com/d08Ac

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Education is NOT All About College and Career Readiness. It’s About the JOURNEY!!!

“We thought of life by analogy was a journey, was a pilgrimage, which had a serious purpose at the end. And the thing was to get to that end. Success, or whatever it is, or maybe heaven after you’re dead. … Continue reading

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The 500-Pound Gorilla

  12 years ago this article made frightening  predictions. Sadly, they are a reality today in American education. PHI DELTA KAPPAN October 2002 The 500-Pound Gorilla By Alfie Kohn The best reason to give a child a good school. . … Continue reading

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Thank A Teacher

Common Core and PARCC testing will dominate classrooms throughout the United States in the coming weeks. Students in grades 3-8 will spend four and a half hours at their desks silently answering poorly constructed ELA questions. Then they will do … Continue reading

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Tech Isn’t Everything – Teachers Are!

As a lover of all things tech, I sometimes forget that everyone doesn’t feel the same way that I do about it. In fact, there are many teachers who become uneasy and even anxious when technology in education is discussed. … Continue reading

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