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Tags Teacher Leadership
June 18, 2009

Yes, there are many problems in education. But many of them boil down to the fact that we are a cadre of professionals who are often taken advantage of as part of the job requirement.

Yes, there are many problems in education. But many of them boil down to the fact that we are a cadre of...

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Tags Student Engagement
June 2, 2009

There's been so much talk lately of education reform, but we neglect to discuss just how powerful a simple makeover can be.

There's been so much talk lately of education reform, but we neglect to discuss just how powerful a simple makeover can be.

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Tags Teacher Leadership
May 14, 2009

We, as teachers, can't do a lot about many of the factors that have a huge influence on student success, such as parental involvement, health care, and funding. But there are a few steps we as educators can make in protecting our professional reputation, advancing student achievement, and making...

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Tags Teacher Leadership
April 30, 2009

Whether you are unhappy in your current school, a newbie looking at the world of education with wide eyes and a hopeful grin or about to jump into education as a second-career seeker, you are entitled to work in a place that "gets" you and wants what you have to offer. Your goal is not to take...

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Tags Student Engagement
April 16, 2009

I believe a classroom library is the heartbeat of a teacher's environment. It is the window into an educator's own personality, and it reflects the importance of literacy in the classroom. I believe every teacher -- no matter what subject he or she teaches -- should have one.

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Tags Education Trends
April 2, 2009

In the weeks leading up to the presidential election, the Obama campaign talked the talk, proving that educational technology was on its radar. But if you've been listening, the silence on ...

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Tags Teacher Leadership
March 24, 2009

There's a lot I love about being a teacher. Teaching is one of those rare professions that keeps your brain young, allowing you to continue your own journey as a student and a lifelong learner. We as educators speak often about creating lifelong learners, but if we aren't buying into it...

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Tags Technology Integration
March 17, 2009

Interactive whiteboards are the future of educational strategies, and without proper adoption of these and other technology tools, teachers are doomed to become dinosaurs in their practices.

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Tags Assessment
March 10, 2009

Standardized tests are around the corner, bursting onto the scene with great academic hysterics.

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