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Teacher's Lounge: Share/Rant/Discussion Fridays - September 22, 2017

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Weirdest Day Ever

I have stated before, but I am going to point out again that I am a teacher. I teach special education in a rural area. It is only 10:34 and today has been the strangest funniest day ever already. 394 more words


Why I Did Not Renew My National Board Certification

Back in 2003, I earned my National Board certification.

If you don’t know what that is, you are not alone.

Established in 1987, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) is an independent, nonprofit organization working to advance accomplished teaching for all students. 559 more words


Married California Teacher Arrested For Sleeping With Student

Samantha Lee Ciotta, a 32-year-old California high school teacher, was arrested and charged for allegedly having sex with an underage student.

Ciotta, 32, was booked on suspicion of unlawful sexual intercourse and oral copulation with a minor on Wednesday, September 21 in Beaumont, California. 194 more words


Cognitive Load Theory - "the single most important thing for teachers to know"

Earlier, renowned educationalist Dylan Wiliam tweeted:

I've come to the conclusion Sweller's Cognitive Load Theory is the single most important thing for teachers to know…

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kappueducation reblogged this on The Kappu Blog.

The Value of Education

Another Way for week of September 23, 2017

The Value of Education

School’s been back in session for most children for over a month now, and families and teachers are settling into the fall routine. 841 more words

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