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December 27, 2015

16 Books Educators Should Consider Reading in 2016

New books focusing on education come out every day. Some gain a wide audience while others don't have the machine behind them to help promote. Here are 16 books that educators should consider reading in 2016.

July 17, 2013

Seriously, Why Haven't You Joined Twitter Yet?

For some reason educators are nervous to join Twitter but they shouldn't be because it can be a game changer for anyone's career.

February 10, 2013

Are School Leaders Prepared for the Job?

Principals are critical to school improvement and student achievement.

February 04, 2013

What Does Public Education Mean to You?

Public education means different things to different people. Peter DeWitt asked the experts what public education meant to them.

September 27, 2012

Todd Whitaker Already Said It

"If we visualize each student as a jar of potential, our responsibility is to take the lid off and point the jar in the right direction, not tighten the top so the highest level of creativity never gets out." Todd Whitaker Recently, I read an outstanding and very eloquent blog by Todd Whitaker. He...

April 14, 2012

How Can We Fix Education?

"I don't know if we should resist change, but I do know we should insist on improvement." Todd Whitaker Recently there was a great article published by Joan Almon and Edward Miller called The Crisis in Education: A Research-Based Case for More Play and Less Pressure. The article focuses on the push...

October 04, 2011

What Great Educators Do Differently: A Conversation with Todd Whitaker

"The best thing about being a teacher is that it matters. The hardest thing about being a teacher is that it matters every day." Todd Whitaker Educators have read a great deal of philosophical literature in their careers. They are inundated with it at the college level, and many educational books...


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