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One Humanity - Shared Responsibility


In his report ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls upon world leaders to commit to the following five responsibilities: 48 more words


KIAT Book Club: Classrooms That Work Ch. 7

Chapter seven talks about with how to specifically deal with struggling students in classrooms. It offers good insight into how to create activities and programs which target improving the skills of these students without drawing attention to their difficulties in class. 302 more words

Katie Is A Teacher

The sound of music.

I like a classroom to have a lot of noise about it. Not the chaotic, animals in a zoo screeching, but chatter is good. I’m a firm believer in how social interaction and language can help learners deepen their thinking and as a naturally chatty person myself I get a good feel from the room when it is humming with noise. 508 more words


Secrets of Snow | Day 2

A Week of Snow Discovery for You and Your Little Explorer

Yesterday, for snow week, we covered some snow vocabulary. Today we are going to study how snow forms.To make this lesson concise, we are going to cover the average six-sided snowflake. 391 more words


Hate the STAAR? Fine, but what's the best replacement?

For many Texans, the state’s current standardized test – STAAR – represents everything that is wrong with public education. The annual assessments for grades 3 thru 12 have been blamed for everything from killing teacher innovation in the classroom, creating unnecessary stress for students while failing to produce more prepared graduates. 633 more words


MN Prager Discussion Group Reports to Its Public

Minnesota’s Prager Discussion Group

Who are our readers?   How many might there be?   What is our purpose?

In a few months this Prager Discussion Group will be celebrating its 300,000 hit on this,  our computer readership count.   304 more words

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