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Plano Students, Teachers Bringing Back Real World Experience To Classroom

PLANO (CBS11) –  When you think of summer jobs for high school students, memories of bussing tables or mowing lawns may come to mind. But for some Plano teens, laser-wielding robots are all in a day’s work. 333 more words


A Letter to my Students

Some years ago I recall watching the first series of Channel 4’s Educating Essex, and in one particular episode, the wonderful Mr Drew says whilst chatting to his GCSE History class, “You have no idea how much I like teaching you”. 932 more words


Above All (John 3:31)

In the mid-1800s, Ralph Waldo Emerson became a leader in a philosophical movement known as “transcendentalism,” which says that truth comes from personal insight. Emerson wrote, “To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men – that is genius.” 202 more words


7 Ways Effective Educators Address Student Behavior

Concerns about student behavior have always been a topic of fierce conversation. Student attitudes and actions often dominate discussions in meetings, at educational conferences, and in faculty lounges. 911 more words



If there is a single word in the English language that is more overused than this one in the realm of business – including business education – at this moment, I can’t imagine what it is. 436 more words

Information accessible at any point from anywhere.
Processing the day, the hour, the minute and the moment.
Catching thoughts and understanding the repetition.
Receptive to the repetition, the repetitiveness, 42 more words

Will DeVos Have Mastery Rule Roost?

“Now, by jettisoning the debate on proficiency versus growth for a more productive discussion of mastery, is making clear that what a student learns and is able to do with those lessons is the key factor. 46 more words