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Teacher Posts Racist Images to Facebook

Source: Images on a school employee’s Facebook page are causing controversy with the district. Ralph White is a local activist in the Central Valley, and he spoke out at Tuesday’s Manteca Unified School District School Board meeting.  239 more words

Pre Lesson Learning

One of the early successes of our Lesson Study has been the use of ‘pre learning’ sessions with key pupils. This simple idea came from one of our vice principals @glynnlee who suggested rather than supporting key pupils to catch up with learning after the lesson, they are given a pre lesson session that introduces them to the key concept about to be taught. 129 more words

21st Century Learning

Write to Congress: Support STEM Education as a National Priority

TO ALL STEM ADVOCATES: Congress is now considering legi […]

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For Whom the Memphis Bell Tolls: Are Graduate Schools of Education Incubating Their Own Replacements?

By Wayne Jebian

It is a new educational experiment, an in-vivo implantation of a (purportedly) viable degree-granting institute into a mature host, an existing university-based graduate school of education. 688 more words

Education Politics

Strategies that work: Staying ENERGIZED and ENGAGED in the winter months

“Effort and energy: Energizers help generate two brain fuels – oxygen and glucose – and increase circulation, and the resulting energy boost leads to positive mind-body states and increased motivation and effort.” 110 more words


4 Ways To Make Change Easy

1. Recognise That When You Aren’t Changing, You’re Not Growing – And when you’re not growing, you’re dying. Benjamin Franklin said it well – “Without continual growth and progress, such words as… 449 more words