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Why I Didn't Go to the Oklahoma Rally for Education

First of all, I wasn’t given the day off of school to go, as so many of my peers were. That’s fine; if a district chose to give teachers the freedom to stand up to the injustices we are being served as public educators, by all means! 812 more words


co.starters at catapult lakeland beginning april 8th, 2015

Please note the new dates for the next class…co.starters at catapult lakeland beginning april 8th, 2015 – for nine weeks:

  • 9-week business development program
  • Cost based on sliding scale of $125-$500…
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You can't change the world in 6 weeks - Thoughts on sharing the planet 

Of all the transdisciplinary themes in the PYP Sharing the Planet is the one that brings up a lot of ethical concerns for me as a teacher. 655 more words

In The Classroom

Fla. testing resumes with 3rd, 4th grade math Tues. Get your copy of schedule

As we continue to move through spring testing season, next up: math for third and fourth graders.

This is a statewide exam test taken on paper, so we won’t see any of the… 95 more words


Who exactly are teachers dressing to impress?

An odd news story showed up in my newsfeed in this morning claiming that the New Zealand Schools Trustees Association (NZSTA) has sent out a number of directives to schools that include instructions teachers to dress more ‘professionally.’ 595 more words

In The Classroom

Breaking educational moulds - We all need to be doing the same thing

One of the hardest moulds to break in education is consistency.

To be clear I think it is important that schools have consistent values and pedagogy. 181 more words

In The Classroom

School leader details role of digital devices in the classroom

In this commentary, elementary-school principal Matt Renwick features some educators’ use of technology in the classrooms. “Technology’s role in schools includes connecting the informational dots, capturing and reflecting on student artifacts and helping teachers personalize their approaches,” he writes. 12 more words