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Think About It: Why the Real Conversation About Charter School Does Not Happen

Talking about charter schools in my house or anywhere in my city can become a heated debate. These conversations always gives me new insight into why people are so opposed to charter schools but rarely do I feel as if my voice was heard. 652 more words


Too many people seem to think that they alone have clarity and authority, and use their voices as weapons rather than as tools for construction. 459 more words

Letters from Camp: Introduction

I just got back from teaching a week of Smithsonian Associates Summer Camp. Is it wrong that my first reaction was to think “Ow! I forgot how much this hurt?” I haven’t taught full time (outside the home) in two years. 250 more words


Trusting badges

Earning badges for achievements is nothing new. Organisations like Scouts and Guides have been doing it for years.

Digital badging is newer.

With the rise of… 558 more words

Stories About Trust

What makes a great childcare

I have my very own home daycare in Michigan and I am also state licensed.  Please tell me what you think a great daycare should be like. 39 more words


Shedding light on the lies

Girls need someone in their lives who will help them uncover and push back on the false messages hidden in all the media they consume.  By bringing these messages into the light, we can help girls sort through what’s actually true and healthy.  71 more words


These Real-World Professional Development Setups Actually Work

In this article on Edudemic.com, Lisa Johnson outlines 3 ways to make professional development for educators more engaging and relevant. See what you think!

These Real-World Professional Development Setups Actually Work

Amanda Ferguson