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Twitter in the Classroom: Worth Considering

Preliminary research seems to indicate that social media in general, and Twitter in specific, can be used successfully in the classroom as a pedagogical tool.  The first order of business, therefore, is to convince administrations and boards that there is a valid use for Twitter in the classroom. 439 more words

Submissions!

Recently, Confessions of a Hollywood Nobody hit 800 followers! Thank you so much to everyone who has followed, you have made this a genuinely wonderful experience! 238 more words

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Teacher Tenure Explained

Teacher tenure has been hotly debated by educators, policymakers, and citizens alike since it was established in 1937. Teacher tenure has been able to withstand intense criticism until a recent court ruling in California labeled it unconstitutional and struck it down in that state. 2,655 more words

Quote for Motivation

A member of a group I participate in asked a question and this is what another responded (below).  It really resonated with me and I needed to hear this today.  176 more words

Life In General

I Was a Once a Professional Cartoonist

Talk about a trip down Memory Lane.

I went over to the academy last night in order to do some computer work for the upcoming school year and found a surprise while going through my classroom cabinet.   582 more words

when it's me

‎”Why are you going so fast” she said, spitting the words out in such a tone that meant even I, a stranger passing her on the street, knew she wasn’t happy. 630 more words

Polka Dot Ponderings

Volunteer Teacher (Fall Semester) in Palestine Volunteer Opportunity posted by: Teach for Palestine

Volunteer Teacher (Fall Semester) in Palestine
Volunteer Opportunity posted by: Teach for Palestine
Volunteer Teacher (Fall Semester) in Palestine
Volunteer Opportunity posted by: Teach for Palestine… 481 more words

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