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The most distinguishing trait of the world’s best teachers

This week, the video of the father’s talk with the son about Paris terror went viral. The boy’s innocent evaluation of the events and then his absolute trust in his father’s reassurance were moving. 627 more words

10 Rules for Students and Teachers

As a teacher, one of my fundamental desires is to “Aspire to Inspire” my students.  I found this list of rules (with a great little backstory*) and am sharing it so that you might possibly find truth in it as I did. 332 more words


Bacheler Coat Caper youcaring page for the High School Civil War Coat

Hi Joey,

In the spirit of just do it and one person CAN make a difference: the parent that called attention to the Civil War coat is…Kim Minnaugh! 105 more words

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Here We Go!

Here we go! The time is here and it is now. Ready or not @CherokeeSPS is going 1-to-1 Chromebooks on Wednesday!

This is an exciting time for our community, students, families, and staff. 558 more words


Value of Great Teachers

Here’s a quite startling article I squirrelled away from the New York Times a few years ago. It shares some truly mind-boggling numbers in terms of the financial value difference for a child between whether they have a great teacher, a merely OK teacher or a poor teacher. 1,524 more words


Lecture Me. Really.

Molly Worthen, assistant professor of history, Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina, has written an article about lecturing in history that captures my teaching method as to why and how “lecturing” is fundamental to thinking and interacting with other minds in the classroom, hence, in the world. 67 more words


A Good Teacher...

A good teacher is like a candle —
it consumes itself to light
the way for others.

This is the 4th in my month of celebrating education quotes.   175 more words

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