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Creative Maladjustment for Reality Pedagogy and Healing

One week ago at the New Teacher Center Symposium on Mentoring and Induction Chris Emdin used Martin Luther King Jr.’s words and urged me to examine which parts of society I am willing to be deliberately maladjusted to. 2,446 more words


How Long Shall We Wait?

“One of the Obama Administration’s signature efforts in education, which pumped billions of federal dollars into overhauling the nation’s worst schools, failed to produce meaningful results, according to a federal analysis.”
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Common Sense About Education

Forever? Really?

Were you even one of those fortunate few who had to suffer through the school-age disciplinary action—because that sounds better than the word “punishment”—of writing “I will listen to the teacher” one hundred times?  430 more words

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Doc Cherry's Rules

(Continued from A Shower Interrupted)

Propped on three pillows, Jenni stretched out on her bunk. Her honey streaked hair, now dry, framed her face and glasses as she pretended to read the book in her hands. 1,759 more words


Getting the 2nd-to-Last Word -- Orlando/Atlanta Keynoter Brian Mendler

School Discipline Keynote Speaker Brian Mendler provides training for K-12 educators throughout North America with the focus on how to be successful with even the most difficult students.   930 more words


A Shower Interrupted

There were three women in the showers when he entered. Constance, her back the to the wall letting the water rinse the shampoo from her hair saw him walk in, clothed in shiny sweatpants and a dark polo that clung to his arms and shoulders. 627 more words


Maureen Downey post cited as must read in 2016

Get Schooled blogger Maureen Downey wrote earlier this year about things that high school students resent about class. One pet peeve: when a teacher allows a student to hijack a conversation and lead the teacher and rest of the class down a rabbit hole. 641 more words