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Do we Need Excellent Teachers?

Do we really need excellent teachers? This is the primary focus of education reform at the moment. It is said that great teachers make us learn, and not-so-great teachers prevent us from learning. 515 more words

Public Education

Web Infusion

We hear again and again how this generation of students utilize technology in almost every aspect of their lives. Teachers are often encouraged to use technology in the classroom and allow students to learn in a way that that is more attuned to their nature as 21st Century learners. 323 more words

Planning

Do we need Gifted Education?

Gifted education is getting a push back lately. There seems to be more of a focus on helping students who are less accomplished. And the Common Core Standards seems to imply that all students should be similarly taught and achieve at the same level. 473 more words

Public Education

Individualized Learning

You don’t often hear locus of control being addressed in discussions about learning and education. But, whether or not a learner has an internal or an external locus of control has a significant impact on both the effectiveness and efficiency of their learning. 599 more words

Middle/High School

Khan Academy - for students, parents, and teachers

Have you heard about, seen, or used this wonderful FREE resource for independent learners? If not, go there. I recommended it for my advanced students who were in my last classes. 49 more words

Motivation