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Weekly Challenge for #EnviroEd # 41 - Using Nature to Help Set Classroom Norms

Nature is the ultimate teacher of how to overcome all obstacles. ~ Tao te Ching 

The beginning of another year. And to myself it reminds me of the perfect EcoTourism adventure. 283 more words

Weekly Challenge For Environmental Education

Reflections on Illich 12: The anti-dote to perpetuated immaturity is to get rid of compulsory, age-segregatated schooling

Illich, I. (1970). Deschooling Society. Cuernavaca, Mexico: CIDOC.  Downloadable from: http://www.preservenet.com/theory/Illich/Deschooling/intro.html

p. 29  “If there were no age-specific and obligatory learning institutions, ‘childhood’ would go out of production.” 195 more words

Ivan Illich

Mrs. Good Choice asks, "Are YOU Teaching Your Children the CCC's?"

Mrs. Good Choice is a former public school principal who has spent her life teaching children to make wise choices.  She now wants to help YOU! 253 more words

Character Education

Empathy: The Most Important Back-to-School Supply

If you haven’t checked out Edutopia’s #BESTYEAREVER, it is not too late!

During the course of the summer, Edutopia bloggers have featured wonderful resources to help teachers and administrators as they prepare to go back to school. 95 more words

Bullying and it's Link to Suicide

Going through all my school years, I don’t remember seeing much regarding bullying.  I do remember feeling isolated and depressed during my 8th and 9th grade years.   625 more words

Character Education

Teaching Self-Regulation

I was given the opportunity to attend a Conscious Discipline (CD) workshop this summer. As a new teacher, I felt it was important to become more familiarized with the program Holy Trinity has adopted for the last 8 years. 335 more words

Education

Mrs. Good Choice says RESPECT Matters!

Mrs. Good Choice is a former public school principal who has spent her life teaching children to make wise choices.

She wants to help YOU! 212 more words

Character Education