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Work gives you purpose

There have been times where I have found work to be stressful. When this happens, I make a list of things I need to do and focus on taking action immediately to get started. 476 more words




Throwing Away Essays

Yesterday I read an essay by a college freshman that began with the paragraph below.

“Alright class, pick up your pencils and write me an essay about something that will bore you to death”. 431 more words


Daily Quote - Ignacio Estrada

“If a child can’t learn the way we teach,

maybe we should teach the way they learn”

Ignacio Estrada


Eminence-Based Education or the Terror of Famous & Shameless Eduquacks

Paul A. Kirschner & Mirjam Neelen

The seed of this blog was sown in a podcast trilogy by Freakonomics on what is or could potentially go wrong in the medical world and the history of those mistakes ( 2,082 more words

Learning Professionals

Retention Tension

Why is there a chronic and severe teacher recruitment and retention problem?
The DfE (department for education) keep trundling out the same old PR excuses every time they are asked. 411 more words

Class Rules

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Shandaken Historical Museum,

Pine Hill, New York

Thanks to Museum Director Kathleen Myers for drawing my attention to this. The museum itself is housed in a former school house, dating back to 1925.