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?
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June 21, 2015
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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.
June 12, 2015
Despite, what seems to be growing acceptance in the US, LGBTQ students are very much MIA when it comes to curriculum.
June 04, 2015
Salt N Pepa had a top selling song about it over a decade ago, but should schools be charged to talk about sex?
June 02, 2015
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.
May 26, 2015
Sometimes learning is hard work for adults and students, which is why the Learning Pit is important.
May 06, 2015
Mrs. Flynn was such a great fourth grade teacher, I decided to have her two years in a row. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week.
April 30, 2015
What feelings should classrooms focus on? All of them. Isn't it time for some legislation to support social-emotional learning?
April 26, 2015
How many of us have sat through pointless or less-than-informational parent-teacher conferences? It's time to turn that around.
April 24, 2015
Have you ever felt unsafe? If you have, then you understand how some LGBT students feel every single day. GLSEN, NSCC, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and the Born This Way Foundation want to help.