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Advice to the Class of 2013: Guest Post by @SeanHCole

by Guest Author, Sean H. Cole Advice to the Class of 2013 As you finish your school career and embark in the next phase of your life, I thought I'd share some advice with you. You don't have to lead a conventional life. You don't need a conventional relationship, or a conventional job, or a conventional family, or conventional values. Too many people Read full article »

10 Simple Ideas for Transforming Your Teaching This School Year

"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."~ William Butler Yeats Many of us will face many new learners as a new semester of classes begin. For many of us this can be a frightening and stressful experience. It should be. We have an enormous responsibility as educators to inspire our students to be continuous Read full article »

Social in Media in Education! It’s Time Has Come

3rd post in a new series: PLN Tips 4 Teachers I read this heartbreaking post from kindergarten teacher, Matt Gomez, today, The End of Facebook in My Class, and I was saddened that yet another battle has been lost between a teacher trying to help support students in the kind of learning that will help them in life because school policy got in Read full article »

Filling the Gap by Joel Josephson

by Guest Author, Joel Josephson   As educators we are more than constantly frustrated by the interference of academics (with little or no experience of the teaching of children), politicians and administrators with little or no direct pedagogic experience in the education process. Their solution to raising educational standards, almost globally, is to test children as a way to weed out bad teachers, Read full article »

What Will You Learn this Summer? 26 Professional Development Resources

Part of the Cool Sites series Photo adapted from Flickr by kevindooley licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic. Summer has officially started for many of you! I know that you will probably be relaxing for the first few days, but eventually you may feel the need to be inspired and motivated for the upcoming 2011-2012 school year! Social Read full article »

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