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.
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February 08, 2018
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.
October 17, 2017
Rather than assigning independent work because we always have, assign it with the knowledge that the practice will be correct and effective and supported with immediate feedback.
September 14, 2017
As change has occurred, in order to learn and change and adapt, some things have been abandoned that should be brought back but with a new spin, adapting to today's environment.