The schedule should be developed to support the curricular needs of the teaching and learning.Teaching and learning should not be forced into a schedule's demands, but they have been and still do.
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April 15, 2018
March 29, 2018
The professional conscience of every great educator guides them to prepare children with an education that develops the skills and knowledge to be successful in the world. Not our current world, mind you, but the one in which they will live as graduates of our systems.
February 08, 2018
We have a responsibility as educators to know and understand what is happening and provide an opportunity for our communities to learn and understand, and most importantly, create an awareness and understanding in the youngsters in our charge.
February 06, 2018
It is the one-sided approach to curriculum that allows the avoidance of helping students understand the experience of 'the other'. It is in these lessons that the power to effectively change the way people think and act toward each other exists.
December 21, 2017
Limiting speech and access to information is the antithesis of our purpose in a free and open democracy. The limits being placed on the internet and on speech in the CDC will affect our work, certainly.
November 26, 2017
If the information available is now accessible based upon the amount of money the provider is willing to pay, then the Internet will separate from being a place of democracy and become a place where money controls information!
November 12, 2017
If we can teach children that they have power, and help them develop a voice, then less of them will enter the world of adulthood seeing and believing that power over another is the sole path to feeling powerful.
November 05, 2017
If we want teachers to step away from being the information deliverers and empower students to become active and engaged learners, leaders must do so with their teachers.
October 26, 2017
The answer is not to "bring back" vocational training. The answer is to redefine vocational training and integrate it into the learning required for all students to graduate from high schools.
October 19, 2017
Problem-based classrooms require teachers to dare to let go of control of the learning and to take hold of the role of questioner, coach, supporter, and diagnostician.