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How do you Shift from Surviving to Thriving as a Teacher?

So, you’ve been teaching now for almost 3 months.  How are you doing?  If you’re like most teachers, you’ve won some battles, figured out some students, are getting more sleep now, etc.   223 more words

New Teachers

Want to spend some time in Finland in November?

I’m not kidding.  Finland has long been the most progressive and successful public education system in the world!  Have you ever wondered why they are so successful?   95 more words

Influences On School Instruction

NAACP Ratifies Resolution Calling For Moratorium On Charter Schools

In a controversial but anticipated move, the board of directors of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ratified a moratorium on charter school expansion on Oct. 397 more words


ASD Solutions

Tennessee’s Achievement School District was supposed to improve education in Memphis for students at failing schools.

But many critics say that hasn’t happened not in any significant way. 43 more words

Live At 9

First Weeks of School

Smart Classroom Management  – Michael Linsin has recently written this wonderful post that gives some wonderful direction for the first weeks of school.

I know that I’ve often said that I felt like a “wicked witch of the north” the first month of school. 112 more words

Home School

How to Save Public Schools-Teach the Way Kids Learn!!

Sometimes the solutions that are the most obvious are also the most difficult for people to see. Take public education, for example. Our educational system has utilized the same methods of instruction that were instituted over 150 years ago when compulsory attendance laws were first put into place. 758 more words