Many of us get into education for the "right" reasons, but as life becomes more complicated, so too does our connection with our careers. Here are some tips to reinvigorate through the middle career slump.
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April 16, 2015
April 12, 2015
Are you sure the projects you create for students are doing what you want? How do you know? Maybe you should try doing them? Check this out and see why
April 09, 2015
How does a movement take form, you may ask? It starts with an idea and then a few people who are willing to take action. That action creates a stir and perhaps inspires some and angers others, but real change starts to happen. This is how Teachers Throwing Out Grades (#TTOG) began. Read on to find out more about this growing movement.
April 02, 2015
Too often teachers are okay assuming students know what is going on. It's time we look under the hood to figure out what actually is seeping in. How do we do that, you ask? Check out of some of these synthesis strategies.
March 31, 2015
What are the purpose of grades? Do they actually function as they are supposed to? Perhaps it's time to reconsider how we communicate learning. What would that look like for you?
March 27, 2015
While everything else in education in shifting away from teacher centered environments, why shouldn't the old parent/teacher conferences get a face lift too?
March 23, 2015
Activities from our childhood leave a lasting impact on our lives, whether we realize it or not. What activities shaped who you became?
March 17, 2015
We all like to feel like we know, but honestly, we know that we don't. There is just too much out there and since the internet became a regular thing, we need to reconsider what we think knowledge is. So why not be okay with not knowing? Might be better to know who to find out.
March 16, 2015
How do educators define success in their spaces and then how do they ensure that is has been achieved for every child?
March 11, 2015
What if we erased all of the confining questions that terminate in a dead-end? Let's open education up to possibility and a world of what if. What questions do you wish to explore?