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Sep 21, 2018
Helping Schools Strengthen and Improve
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Schools are constantly changing and improving—students change, families change, the community changes, expectations change, and the context in which the schools function changes. Based on our work helping schools strengthen and improve, we developed our BASE model to describe this process. We chose BASE because everything you do to improve your school must be built on a solid base, one ...
edCircuit
Increasing Career Paths for Teachers
In August 2018, I started my 11th year of classroom teaching. At a decade, the magnitude of teaching is striking. Over 1,500 students have entered my ...
Edutopia
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25 of the Most Misunderstood Ideas in Education
There's a lot of misunderstanding in education, and that makes sense because it's an 'industry' with tremendous external pressure to change but an ...
TeachThought
Building Independent Readers in Middle and High School: a 4-Step Plan
My daughter's high school library has a teeny-tiny fiction collection. I mean teeny tiny. On a recent orientation visit, I found I could traverse ...
SimpleK12
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7 Questions to Help Young Writers Develop Plot
I have some very important goals as a teacher of writing—I want my students to to improve their skills, I want them to appreciate the writing ...
We Are Teachers
Disrupting Opportunity Gaps Will Hinge on Networks
Recently, Stanford researcher Raj Chetty came out with yet another new study on the jagged landscape of opportunity facing America. Analyzing the ...
eSchool News
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Addressing Mental Health Disorders in the Classroom
There is often a prevailing image society has of someone with mental illness. The stereotype is of a person who is out of control, with a "crazy" ...
TEACH Magazine
No Extra Room on the Mayflower
Celebrate Mayflower Day on the 16th of September with this interactive in which students are given a limit and must decide what to bring on the ...
Tech & Learning
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5 Productivity Apps to Help Skyrocket your Focus
Whether you're working from home, or in a typical office setting, your main aim is to be productive – which can be quite the challenge if you take ...
Pick the Brain
What Does It Mean To Be a Lakota Future Ready Teacher?
Last fall when Lakota Local Schools Superintendent, Matthew Miller, signed the Future Ready Pledge, the district's instructional coaches went to work ...
Future Ready School
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15 Healthier Alternatives to Your Favorite Comfort Foods
There are some foods that when you eat them, you feel at home. But because we often turn food that tastes rich and comforting, it can be easy to fall ...
Business Insider
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"Nobody came back from the Goal Setting Workshop. They all left to find better jobs."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Trivia
The Servicemen's Readjustment Act which helped many WWII veterans go to college has what nickname?
See the answer below.
What Year Was It?
Benedict Arnold Commits Treason
What Year
During the American Revolution, American General Benedict Arnold meets with British Major John Andre to discuss handing over West Point to the British, in return for the promise of a large sum of money and a high position in the British army.
The day was Sep 21. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
"We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being."
Maria Montessori
Trivia Answer
The Servicemen's Readjustment Act which helped many WWII veterans go to college has what nickname?
Answer: The G.I. Bill
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