The needle's eye that does supply the thread that runs so true is an old mountain song, but it has strong implications for the public school system.
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March 01, 2014
February 25, 2014
The state of Hawaii has a great program that teaches young children about their own culture. It's a program we could all learn from these days.
February 21, 2014
With so many other tools at their fingertips, how do we get our students to fall in love with words?
February 18, 2014
Assessment is the new dirty word in education but with the right taxonomy, it can help change the way students learn.
February 16, 2014
Perhaps teachers are making changes in their instruction, and we as leaders are blind to those changes because they aren't the ones we want. Not everyone needs to be a good little soldier.
February 13, 2014
Ted Talks inspire us to be more innovative, or not give up. What would your Ted Talk be?
February 11, 2014
Great storytelling is an art, and this guest post by storyteller Chris Shaw explains why we need to keep the practice alive in schools.
February 09, 2014
They Learned It, But Did They Feel It?
February 07, 2014
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.
February 05, 2014
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.