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Why Students forgot Everything on your PowerPoint Slides

Every now and then I come across and article or book that sits with me and festers. This is the case when reading an article on EdSurge about… 625 more words


Allison Hunt: What Can Educators Learn from a Great Basketball Coach?

Allison Hunt is a teacher at DuPont Manual High School in Jefferson County, Kentucky. She is an NBCTwith an MAT in social studies from the University of Louisville. 262 more words


Memoir Monday: Mrs Collins

Linda Stewart

For most of us, the first years of primary school hold strong memories.  Unlike today, there were no pre-schools or nurseries to be attended before we entered school at the age of five.   607 more words

The Severed Twig

they'd say gravity's how they got there

I don’t know what I was doing. I don’t know what I am doing.

I feel like any expression of who I am isn’t really who I am and it makes me want to immediately shut up. 883 more words


Becoming Prisoners in This Education War

“Because all of us might already be in the way of becoming prisoners in this education war.”

 By: Lourdes Perez Ramirez

Two nights ago, at an Orlando middle school’s “FSA parents’night,” I was accompanying Spanish-speaking parents. 421 more words

Education Politics

Make-Believe and Funny: Two Good Things - Teacher's Corner

Teacher’s Corner

The following are writing prompts and discussion topics based on the blog, “Make-Believe and Funny: Two Good Things.

  1. Write or find 3 knock-knock jokes or riddles appropriate for preschool children.
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Developmental Stages

Teacher Triage

In November I left a high school where I had taught nearly a decade. All that time, I had one rule governing my interaction with students over Facebook: … 997 more words