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They don’t need no stink’n textbooks!

Are textbooks an obstacle to learning? By Benjamin.Stern In “We Don’t Need No Stink’n Textbooks,” Tom Whitby convincingly argues that textbooks are as obstructive to learning as they are ubiquitous in American classrooms. He suggests that most teachers’ inability to

They don’t need no stink’n textbooks!

Are textbooks an obstacle to learning? By Benjamin.Stern In “We Don’t Need No Stink’n Textbooks,” Tom Whitby convincingly argues that textbooks are as obstructive to learning as they are ubiquitous in American classrooms. He suggests that most teachers’ inability to

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! No, just another helicopter parent

How to Work with Helicopter Parents Jeffery Rowe All teachers have been there at some point: A parent calls to scream at you over her son’s C grade on an essay, demanding that you give him a higher grade so

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! No, just another helicopter parent

How to Work with Helicopter Parents Jeffery Rowe All teachers have been there at some point: A parent calls to scream at you over her son’s C grade on an essay, demanding that you give him a higher grade so

A Year of Learning Washed Away?

What are the kids doing this summer?  Will they remember anything you taught them on the first day of school? Well, if your students are like most, they will spend much of their time at home or at inexpensive summer

A Year of Learning Washed Away?

What are the kids doing this summer?  Will they remember anything you taught them on the first day of school? Well, if your students are like most, they will spend much of their time at home or at inexpensive summer

Blow Your Mind Idea! Get Bloomin’ Flipped

Flipping Bloom’s Taxonomy RePosted from Shelley Wright I think the revised Bloom’s Taxonomy is wrong. Hear me out. I know this statement sounds heretical in the realms of education, but I think this is something we should rethink, especially since it

Blow Your Mind Idea! Get Bloomin’ Flipped

Flipping Bloom’s Taxonomy RePosted from Shelley Wright I think the revised Bloom’s Taxonomy is wrong. Hear me out. I know this statement sounds heretical in the realms of education, but I think this is something we should rethink, especially since it

6 Reasons Teachers are not “feeling” the Common Core Standards….yet (Part 2)

Teachers around the country are being introduced to a new way of teaching. Many teachers are on board and ready to go. However some are finding it hard to comply. In this time of accountability these teachers are seen as

6 Reasons Teachers are not “feeling” the Common Core Standards….yet (Part 2)

Teachers around the country are being introduced to a new way of teaching. Many teachers are on board and ready to go. However some are finding it hard to comply. In this time of accountability these teachers are seen as

The ABCs of Common Core – Website Review

Today we will look at the website from the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). This website offers a great amount of information. However the best resource they have is their video series. These videos give you the basic

The ABCs of Common Core – Website Review

Today we will look at the website from the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). This website offers a great amount of information. However the best resource they have is their video series. These videos give you the basic

6 Reasons Teachers are not “feeling” the Common Core Standards….yet (Part 1)

Teachers around the country are being introduced to a new way of teaching.  Many teachers are on board and ready to go.  However some are finding it hard to comply.  In this time of accountability these teachers are seen as

6 Reasons Teachers are not “feeling” the Common Core Standards….yet (Part 1)

Teachers around the country are being introduced to a new way of teaching.  Many teachers are on board and ready to go.  However some are finding it hard to comply.  In this time of accountability these teachers are seen as