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January 30, 2014

Building a Better Brain Before Children Enter School

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.

January 28, 2014

Labels Are Bad, But Is Tagless Better?

Educators understand that putting labels on children can be negative, but can treating then as though they are tagless just as bad?

January 23, 2014

10 Critical Issues Facing Education

When it comes to education, there are numerous critical issues that need to be addressed in 2014, and these are ten of them.

January 21, 2014

Out Of the Negativity, Be the Water That Affects Positive Change

Being a victim of the system is not an effective way to promote progress, we must be a part of the solution.

January 14, 2014

What Are the 7 Mind Frames of Learning?

We need to move away from discussing teaching and focus our efforts on learning. In today's guest blog, Professor John Hattie provides the 7 mind frames that will help us do that.

January 08, 2014

10 Years of No Name-Calling, One Week at a Time...

GLSEN's No Name Calling Week celebrates its tenth anniversary and provides schools with the opportunity to create a more inclusive environment where ideas are respected and name calling is not.

January 06, 2014

Are Ideals Really Ideal?

Are the ideals really all that ideal for every student?

January 02, 2014

Educators Need More Than Memos & Mandates in 2014

NY State Education Commissioner John King has sent out memo after memo in 2013 explaining what he meant...public education deserves more than a memo.

December 31, 2013

Letting Go of the Reins to Allow for Student Self-Advocacy

The best gift we can offer our students isn't that of the content we teach, it's the honest awareness of what they know, what they need to know and how to obtain it and show it in a way that demonstrates real synthesis and depth of understanding.

October 24, 2013

Are the Common Core State Standards Really THAT Bad?

Are the Common Core State Standards really the problem, or is how they were rolled out?

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