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What is tolerance? Voltaire describes it as “the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other’s folly – that is the first law of nature.”

As the world becomes increasingly global, solutions to fighting bias because of an individual’s race, religion, sexual...

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The Global Search for Education:...

“Is it possible to study martial arts every day and know how to play the piano by adapting the data and skills we learned in martial arts to the piano? Or what about adapting the skills learned from ballet to cooking?  The answer is yes we can.” — Opher Brayer

We’ve seen the big data. The future of work is all about imagination, given that...

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A New School Year Is Starting: A...

With the new year about to begin, I’d like to share my A-Z Teaching List.

A-Always...

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Tales of a Gifted Ed Resource Teacher -...

Author's Note: This is the final installment of a three-part series on my experiences working as a gifted education resource teacher. I included the references used in all three blogs at the end of this blog.

Part 3: Discussion

During this autoethnography, I explored my progression from a frustrated resource teacher, who second-guessed my decision to accept the position, to a functioning co-teacher, who, in at least in some cases, able to influence my colleagues to better...

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The Global Search for Education:...

“The more we standardize school, the less our kids have the time and support to develop the ability to learn how to learn, think independently, and create initiatives that make their world better.”  – Ted Dintersmith

“Our kids will be adults in a world where automated solutions absorb all routine...

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Tales of a Gifted Ed Resource Teacher -...

In this installment, I write about the themes I discovered in my story of working as a gifted education resource teacher. Essentially, I experienced much frustration until I learned to first collaborate with classroom teachers, until I gained their trust and respect, only then could I begin to share my expertise. Interspersed in the writing are journal reflections and e-mails, which convey my thoughts and emotions at the time of the experience.

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Aviation Day is August 19th. Possible...

Did you know that people actually thought that the airplane would have no real purpose? WOW...were they wrong! On...

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Tales of a Gifted Ed Resource Teacher-...

Note: This article first appeared in The Qualitative Report. This is the first installment of a series on working as a resource teacher of gifted education. I am sharing a modified-version of this article in pieces because I think it sheds might light on the challenges that teachers face collaborating together—when one “has” their own classroom and the other visits the classroom to work with students. Both resource teachers and classroom teachers can learn from each other, for the benefit...

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Ways to Use White Boards in Your...

whiteboards and read aloudsWhiteboards, or dry erase boards, are such a versatile and helpful classroom tool. They're a great way to reduce paper use, do a quick, informal assessment, and give your students a chance to quickly...

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World Elephant Day is August 12th:...


 

World Elephant Day is August 12th and April 16th is...

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