Bonnie Bracey Sutton

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Tags Teacher Leadership
June 15, 2007

On warm spring days, instead of leaving their hearts and minds in the classroom, my students often turned to the outdoors.

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Tags Social and Emotional Learning
May 20, 2007

Have there been question-mark children in your teaching life? Certain children have puzzled me. Sometimes they wouldn't talk; sometimes they would ask questions that were difficult to answer. As I became more experienced as a listener, I realized that these questions were circling around things...

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Tags Student Engagement
April 24, 2007

Like everyone, I was shaken by the massacre last week at Virginia Tech. It is clear that the shooter had severe emotional and mental problems that could have been addressed much earlier.

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Tags Education Trends
April 19, 2007

I try to ignore those who don't believe children should use technology in schools by remembering what it is like to listen to one voice all day, no matter how interesting the person.

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Tags Teacher Leadership
April 19, 2007

Imagine a high tech, state-of-the-art science lab on wheels, one that provides teachers with tools for coordinating school programs and projects and allows them to share with kids the fun and mystery of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

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Tags Social and Emotional Learning
February 6, 2007

Because of the meager amount of resources about black history available in textbooks and the time that teachers must spend to find them, I am posting some useful links to articles and videos about black history, biographies of influential black people, and related information.

Because of...

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Tags Assessment
September 28, 2006

I noticed Dr. Jesse Bemley at conferences, but I was not sure who he is and what he does until this summer. When I was finally introduced to him, I found him to be a soft-spoken man but one with a can-do personality.

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Tags Teacher Leadership
September 19, 2006

You always hear people talk about innovation and education and getting kids interested in thinking differently, in thinking about ways to innovate. I am always on the hunt for new ways to facilitate this kind of learning through creativity and problem solving in what I call "hard" play.

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Tags Technology Integration
September 6, 2006

The Center for Excellence and Equity in Education (CEEE) seeks to promote greater participation of underrepresented groups in the sciences and to encourage academic excellence for all. It's where I learned lots of ways to use technology to...

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Tags Social and Emotional Learning
August 28, 2006

Several years ago, I was in Africa with teachers from places that were just pinpoints on the globe to me. There were participants from Argentina, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Egypt, Kenya, Latvia, Macedonia, Madagascar, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Romania, South Africa, Ukraine, and more.

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