Education was a passion I developed later. Being a teacher filled my soul and fueled my passions.
Ask anyone you know who was "held back," and they are more likely to say, "I flunked grade X." If we are going to harvest kids like a crop to start school, we might as well keep the crop together.
Guest blogger Sarah Sanchez shares important tips to improve learning and engage students and teachers alike with the aim of helping turn around failing schools.
What do you choose to do with the precious time you are given?
See how one community shares empathy with local organizations. Angela Abend shares the work of her gifted and talented students and the difference they are making.
My customers were other administrators who had needs for data and computer applications and teachers who wanted to use microcomputers for instruction.
We have to work together to ensure the smooth functioning of a school, and sometimes that means we do things that are outside of our job descriptions.
Guest author Connie Hamilton suggests if you plan your Broken-Record questions, you are more likely to maintain your clarity on the learning purpose. This does not mean that you only ask one question over and over.
Everything will work out, in this situation and in all of the other ones. Our health and families must come first in our lives, not our jobs. Our work is important, but our relationships and well-being are more important.
If we want learners to develop a growth mindset, we have to stop shaming them with labels that can shut the whole learning process down.