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News and Best Practices for K-12 Schools
Jul 23, 2018
Supporting Teachers By Listening to Their Needs
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"And that's a wrap! Year 6 is in the books, and this concludes my time as a classroom teacher.... To all my teacher colleagues, friends, mentors, and students: Thanks for the memories. It's been a beautiful chapter." This is a quote from Holly Newton, a former first-grade teacher in Sanford, Florida, but it could have come from a great many teachers. Over summer vacation, the memories of ...
Edutopia
Passengers Overhear a Teacher Talking About Her Students and Open Up Their Wallets
Chicago teacher Kimber Bermudez was on a flight to Florida to visit her parents when a friendly passenger asked her what she does for ...
CNN
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What Makes Some SEL Programs More Successful Than Others?
Dawn DeCosta, the principal of Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School in New York City, has been implementing the Yale Center for Emotional ...
Education DIVE
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How To Take Your Teaching Experience Online With Video Courses
Online courses are an excellent way to generate passive income. If your online course becomes a success, you may even make it a full ...
TeachThought
Community Foundation Awards $22,500 Grant to The Virtual High School For Student Access to Online Summer Courses
According to the BrookingsInstitution, U.S. students lose an average of one month's worth of school-year learningover the summer vacation ...
Tech & Learning
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So You Want to Be the Most Popular Sub on the Block
As a substitute coordinator, I have a confession: Yes, we will take on almost any competent teacher if we're dealing with a serious enough ...
We Are Teachers
Adult Literacy XPRIZE Down to Five Finalists
XPRIZE-the global leader in designing and operating world-changing incentive competitions—and its sponsors, have awarded $100K to each ...
Language Magazine
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4 Tips for Making Your Coaching Experience Impactful
Professional development is changing. There are numerous new models: blended learning, personalized learning, culturally responsive teaching ...
eSchool News
Meditation and Mindfulness: How a Harlem Principal Solves Conflict in Her Community
Dawn DeCosta, Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School's principal of seven years, never pictured herself leading a school. Originally ...
Chalkbeat
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Professors Are Often Asked 'What Do You Teach?' But They Do Far More
In a few weeks, many colleges and university students will return to school. A few days ago at breakfast, a nice cashier in Athens ...
Forbes
Working With and Learning From Difficult People
I have a tendency to point the finger when things get tough at work. When a project goes sideways, I immediately assume it couldn't be me ...
Thin Difference
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"In the corporate world they pay you big bucks for thinking outside the box!"
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Trivia
Which planet in our solar system has the most oxygen?
See the answer below.
What Year Was It?
Miss America Resigns
Miss America Resigns
21-year-old Vanessa Williams gives up her Miss America title, the first resignation in the pageant's history, after Penthouse magazine announces plans to publish nude photos of the beauty queen in its September issue.
The day was Jul 23. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
Once children learn how to learn, nothing is going to narrow their mind. The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another.
Marva Collins
Trivia Answer
Which planet in our solar system has the most oxygen?
Answer: Earth
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