Those words really resonated with me when I attended a training recently. Even though we are focused on students sometimes we need these words as reminders. 313 more words
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This post is written by guest blogger Meghan Zigmond, 1st grade teacher and Technology Facilitator at H. G. Olsen Elementary in Port Aransas, Texas.
In these days of digital tools running amok in our schools, we often need to take a step back and ask ourselves if we are really setting proper examples of how to use them in productive and creative ways. 373 more words
Article V: Organizational Transformation within the Visioning Document includes the premise below, indicating the need for a climate and conditions that support .
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V.c The overall quality of the present teaching force is excellent, and most teachers are capable and willing to take on their new designer role if their sense of moral purpose for entering teaching is honored, and if they are provided relevant development opportunities and a climate and conditions that support them.
Educators are challenged within Creating a New Vision for Public Education in Texas to make evident student work products and performance-based assessments reflecting mastery of rigorous content and incorporating 21st century skills. 314 more words