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Burn out – so soon?

First we had ‘Back to School’ signs appearing in shop windows in mid-July. Last Saturday, we had The Independent’s magazine supplement running a ‘School Issue’, much of which seemed to revolve around the filming of the ‘Educating…’ series. 1,013 more words

Ensuring Students’ Success

A new academic year has begun!  Students have removed belongings from burgeoning vehicles to fill now burgeoning dorm rooms.  Parents and family members have entrusted their children with their hopes, dreams, and goals, to our hallowed halls of higher learning.  648 more words

Making A Difference

Cash in on Learning: Engaging and Authentic Learning through Essential Questions

This past April, I had the incredible honor of working with the Bureau of Education in Hong Kong to train teachers on depth and complexity. The Chinese government as a whole is moving toward great reform in how curriculum is constructed and how teachers instruct. 943 more words

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Veach's Toys and Biscuit Love

In February of this year, NBC’s Today show aired an episode of its “Main Street Makeover” series featuring two small businesses in imminent danger of closure. 451 more words

Pleasure In Learning


Our ability to send students to the great resources that we find or create online is a huge advantage in our tech-enabled classroom teaching environment. According to our own 2013 stats, 91% of ESU students own laptops, 34% own tablets, and 73% own smartphones. 245 more words

Teaching Strategies

Problem Solving - Problem Recognition

Usually in books and our teaching, problems are locally identified by topic or concept, and students never have to think about which concepts need to be applied and why they need to be used. 174 more words

Teaching Strategies