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Leaving the Classroom? You Can Still Make a Difference!This article is a follow-up to last week’s post titled Why I Resigned from My Teaching Job:  It’s…View Post

Leaving the Classroom? You Can Still Make a Difference!

This article is a follow-up to last week’s post titled Why I Resigned from My Teaching Job:  It’s…

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The Educator’s Room Conference- “Empowering Teachers as the Experts”For the past two years, the entire staff at The Educator’s Roomhas been living with the belief that…View Post

The Educator’s Room Conference- “Empowering Teachers as the Experts”

For the past two years, the entire staff at The Educator’s Roomhas been living with the belief that…

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Take the Test and Sit, Sit, Sit, SitAn interesting graphic came across my screen this week. The purpose was to call attention to the…View Post

Take the Test and Sit, Sit, Sit, Sit

An interesting graphic came across my screen this week. The purpose was to call attention to the…

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Teachers Who Won’t Be Silent Anymore: Melissa Tomlinson Confronts Chris ChristieOver the weekend, many teachers were talking on Facebook and Twitter about a photo that was being…View Post

Teachers Who Won’t Be Silent Anymore: Melissa Tomlinson Confronts Chris Christie

Over the weekend, many teachers were talking on Facebook and Twitter about a photo that was being…

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Step Up and Teach: ELA Reading StandardsThe year is 1996.  I take a huge shaky breath and walk into the classroom. Smiling a welcome, the…View Post

Step Up and Teach: ELA Reading Standards

The year is 1996.  I take a huge shaky breath and walk into the classroom. Smiling a welcome, the…

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Let’s Talk About Sex, BabySo, let’s talk about the unmentionable, which should be mentioned before kids start giggling and…View Post

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby

So, let’s talk about the unmentionable, which should be mentioned before kids start giggling and…

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The Development of Typical Nine- and Ten-Year-Oldscourtesy scholastic.com
The life of nine-and ten-year-olds can be a complicated one. Let’s look at…View Post

The Development of Typical Nine- and Ten-Year-Olds

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The life of nine-and ten-year-olds can be a complicated one. Let’s look at…

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Teachers Who Won’t Be Silent Anymore: Lauren Hopson - Pt. 2This is Part 2 of an interview with Lauren Hopson, known around the Internet as the “Tired Teacher.”View Post

Teachers Who Won’t Be Silent Anymore: Lauren Hopson - Pt. 2

This is Part 2 of an interview with Lauren Hopson, known around the Internet as the “Tired Teacher.”

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Eliminate Extra Credit!picture courtesy edweek.com
“Mr. Miller, is there any extra credit I can do?”
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Eliminate Extra Credit!

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“Mr. Miller, is there any extra credit I can do?”

I hear this question

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Project Based Learning: Giving Up Controlcourtesy davidson.k12.nc.us
When I hear people mention project based learning I think of releasing…View Post

Project Based Learning: Giving Up Control

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When I hear people mention project based learning I think of releasing…

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