Ted Talks inspire us to be more innovative, or not give up. What would your Ted Talk be?
Great storytelling is an art, and this guest post by storyteller Chris Shaw explains why we need to keep the practice alive in schools.
They Learned It, But Did They Feel It?
When each of us decides to become a teacher, we don't take an oath to spend the better part of everyday preparing students for timed impending doom. We hope to engage in a dialogue that allows students to acquire skills and inspire them to become lifelong learners.
In this day and age of accountability school leaders have a lot on their plate, but the five dimensions of student-centered leadership may be the most important.
Edcamps are being organized around the world and some of us have "edcamp envy" which is why we are creating our own.
After a few difficult years in NY Public Education, this years brings a re-election for Governor Cuomo, a vote of no confidence on Commissioner King from NYSUT and a promise for some positive changes.
Building a healthy foundation is vitally important for a student's growth, but we know that happens before children ever step foot into school, and the Alberta Family Initiative has a great video to highlight the process.
Educators understand that putting labels on children can be negative, but can treating then as though they are tagless just as bad?
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has spent most of his time as secretary saying the public education system is failing, and it really needs to stop.