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Schools That Kill (Creativity)

Schools That Kill (Creativity) by Duane Sharrock

You’ve seen the TEDx video by Sir Ken Robinson:

There is so much wrong about this video, including the citations of research, but especially about what Ken Robinson claims about schools killing creativity. 963 more words

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Regarding “How Principals can become effective” | To Talk Like This and Act Like That

Please read the original blog post.

My response is meant to support the ideas shared in the blog. Efficiency can be viewed from different perspectives. Sometimes, efficiency can be interpreted as “doing more with less.” As with any advice, there are always caveats. 526 more words

Education

Why We Need a Lifelong Learning Attitude

“A few years previous, boys and girls worked until the evening meal and then studied until time to retire. That time has gone and organization of the home is different now. 442 more words

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Lifelong Learning

Lolly’s video interview about East Carolina University Lifelong Learning Program (LLP)

Education

New principals for Gra-Mar, Eakin and Harpeth Valley in 2014-15

Three more Metro Schools will begin 2014-15 with new principals. District leaders have hired educators with extensive experience in key areas that will serve their new schools well. 431 more words

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Letters From Camp: Keeping Order Amid Chaos

So, as promised in my post last week, I’ve got some reflections that bubbled up after a week of teaching summer camp. Up first…classroom management. 622 more words

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Making an Education Website Grow: How To

Let me assure you that I have worked heavily on this page since my last post. Ironically, this is only my second blog post, but I have added more pages than it seems I have sense. 468 more words

Educators