Educators and administrators get bogged down with the daily doing of education. They need to enforce discipline and rules, worry […]
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Moving Forward . . . Change THEIR World
After the dawn of a new year, and the beginning of the second term of America’s first African-American President, it […]
AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM – INSPIRE AND ENCOURAGE OUR CHILDREN
Is American Exceptionalism – the concept – a good or bad thing? Do we assume because we are American that […]
CHECK THIS LOGIC –We are tied** for most medals in the Olympics, but 25th in Math in the world.
I know I sound like a real grump about this. I know it is about money. The dollar talks VERY […]
Why do so many students seem apathetic? Are we motivating them?
Do you care? Are you motivated? Do you always strive to do your best, even if you don’t like the […]
TIPS TO IMPROVE CRITICAL THINKING IN ARTS EDUCATION
Arts education is not arts and crafts. Arts and crafts may have a benefit for many–very useful for social/emotional wellness […]
HOW TO ALIGN Arts Curriculum to BENEFIT Student Achievement and Social/Emotional Wellness?
Why is Curriculum Alignment Important? The guaranteed and viable curriculum is important for students so that all students have the […]
How Do Teachers Teach Self-Discipline?
I love this photo! Not only do I relate to the discipline shown in this picture, but I believe the […]
Are We Ready for Blended Learning? Time to CHANGE “What to Learn?”
Picture this: Students sitting on the floor in groups in a classroom. Everyone is busy and engaged. Many are using […]
Who Do You Want To Teach Your Child?
What are the qualities of a good teacher? Focus on what a teacher should be, not what they aren’t. Qualities […]