Is mandatory seat time necessary for learning or is it just another antiquated hoop for students to jump through as they play school? What do you think?
Grading policies need to reflect the times, not the experiences of our childhood. What should determine a grading policy? Or shouldn't there be one at all.
After more review, Periscope is the winner for instant on the spot PD and sharing of classrooms. If you haven't tried it out yet, what are you waiting for?
Do you experience "teacher guilt"? Here are some practical things to practice in order to diminish the terrible feeling.
Tenure is supposed to protect the very best of us against situations that threaten our jobs. But who should decide tenure and what qualifications must be met? Here are some thoughts.
Education is full of misconceptions that fuels public misunderstanding. Professionals need to help debunk these corrosive myths to help re-estbalish education as important and positive.
Life's stresses can sometimes make it hard to focus. How do you focus through occasion pressure and chaos?
It's time to fight the testing culture and consider the bigger picture. How can educators better align learning for life and not for testing? As we make pedagogical decisions daily, teachers need to weigh the importance of learning vs cramming for a test that isn't going to impact a child's overall level of mastery.
We tried a lot of things before we had Google Sheets in our student media class, but since we started using it, things have run a lot more smoothly.
Many teachers deserve recognition that seldom comes. Let's change that. Simply by adjusting our attitude about how we respond to each other can have a ripple effect that has the potential to change education.