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Teaching Values

The American education system has always included value-based curriculum as part of lessons in either a formal or informal manner. Schools create rules that students are expected to follow typically revolving around respect, commitment, honesty, and teamwork. 532 more words

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Empathy is a Design Mindset - part 1

Melissa Pelochino is the Director of Professional Development at the K12 Lab, Stanford University Design School, known as the d.school. She plays at the intersection of design thinking and K12 education. 1,236 more words


February 12th

For me, missing a class is the worst.  I spend time writing up detailed lesson plans and never get a substitute that knows my content area (either Theater or Computer Science) and it turns into a wasted day.   234 more words


Great Site for Tech Resources

If you haven’t been to Richard Byrne‘s site, Free Technology for Teachers, go check it out right away! He’s got a wide variety of tips, tricks, apps, ideas, etc. 34 more words

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Bringing Empathy into Your Classroom

flickr photo by Weird Beard https://flickr.com/photos/atcevik/140493231 shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license

Edutopia recently curated several recent resources on empathy.

  1. Lauren Owen has a piece titled, “Empathy  in the Classroom: Why Should I Care?”
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Resource for Online Collaboration & Global Projects

Some of the most important things we can do for our students are to help them understand their place in the world and to help them develop a deep appreciation for collaboration. 69 more words

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We must help kids overcome the opportunity gap

The teenagers in our classes may not realize it, but they are on the verge of making one of the most important decisions of their lives: How will they develop their “human capital”? 655 more words

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