If you spend time on social media you have probably noticed a lot of angry people. There at least 3 reasons why they seem so angry.
June 2015 Archives
Makers spaces are a growing trend around innovative schools across the country, and they have benefits for ELL students that teachers may not even think about.
Social media and technology are being treated like a silver bullet and schools are spending billions of dollars but there at least 2 reasons why connected education needs to focus on learning.
School climate is an important issue for all schools, but the direction school stakeholders is dependent on their needs. What road map is needed to provide their direction?
The Carnegie Task Force states, "While school systems are not responsible for meeting every need of their students, when the need directly affects learning, the school must meet the challenge." Is the competition for resources killing their chances?
John Hattie's new research paper published by Pearson is sure to ruffle the feathers of many, but his hope is that we get passed the politics of distraction in order to focus on the things that matter.
Over the last few years teachers have said they don't feel like they have a voice. Is teacher voice a myth or long overdue?
We talk a lot about failure but don't like to experience it. It happens to us all, even children, and we should plan accordingly.
Despite, what seems to be growing acceptance in the US, LGBTQ students are very much MIA when it comes to curriculum.
Principals may not have the voice that their teachers think they do. They may actually just be speaking for someone else and feel as though they have no voice at all.
Ray McNulty of Southern New Hampshire University believes that we have a responsibility for preparing pre-service teachers for the classroom, and sometimes that means taking them to places they have never been.
Salt N Pepa had a top selling song about it over a decade ago, but should schools be charged to talk about sex?
As teachers we say that there are benefits of failure and we should have the growth mindset, but our words don't always support that.