I had a moment this morning, a moment that inspired me. And to be honest, I needed a little inspiring lately. It’s easy to forget why we do what we do day in and day out. 508 more words
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A new study shows that high school grades, not the ACT or SAT, determine college success. William Hiss, the study’s main author, says “Human intelligence is so multifaceted, so complex, so varied, that no standardized testing system can be expected to capture it.” The study found that college grades and graduation rates were virtually no different between those who took the standardized tests and those who did not. 212 more words
I really enjoyed your post and admire the goal you set for yourself (see http://wp.me/p3UOcL-a7).
I tried something similar a long time ago but gave it up after day 207 when my wife, as spokesperson for our kids, hit me with with something like “Are you ever going to stop speaking like poetry all the time?” 156 more words
A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament. -Oscar Wilde
As a classroom teacher, I see many personalities and temperaments daily. As we work together, it is impossible not to know a child’s likes or dislikes, their interests and what turns them off. 471 more words
I have written this post as a way of starting to think through a topic for an inquiry project. The project is for a course, entitled “Literacy and Literature: Instruction that Supports Agency Development in Young Learners,” that I am taking in my Master of Education program. 226 more words