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Viking Day is October 9th. What do YOU...

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Visiting the Ron Clark Academy: Mixed...

The Ron Clark Academy, or RCA, is a renowned private school in Atlanta, Georgia, started by famed teacher Ron Clark and co-founder Kim Bearden. Recently, I had the chance to revisit the school. RCA provides professional development workshops for teachers who visit from around the world.

When I first visited the school some 12 years ago, I was greatly influenced as a new k-12 teacher. I returned to my classroom and attempted to implement techniques that involved setting high...

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A Teacher Punished for Innovation (True...

Roughly 12 years ago, I visited the Ron Clark Academy (RCA), an internationally known, private school in Atlanta, Georgia, that models the possibilities of creativity, innovation, energy, and rigor in education. There, I was greatly inspired and influenced by co-founder, Ron Clark’s teaching style, and other teachers at the school.

(Note: I recently had the chance to bring a group of teacher candidates to RCA, which prompted this blog).

I returned to my job-a public school...

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The Global Search for Education: From...

“Teachers and parents are the facilitators in the child-driven learning process. The teacher is a catalyst, nurturing, and at times provoking, curiosity.” –  Arun Kapur

What future are we preparing young people for and how can schools prepare them to flourish?

The Royal Academy, a residential school in...

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The Global Search for Education:...

“Day to day, staff utilize technological advances and tools to educate and guide students.” – Leah O’Reilly

Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is a workforce development and college readiness program for high schools that have a high population of low-income families....

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The Supreme Court Returns to Session...

Teachers, you may find this of interest to use with students to introduce them to the Supreme Court,the highest court in our country.

Oyez, Oyez...The Supreme Court begins its new session the first Monday of October. Used by the Supreme Court Marshall to call the...

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The Global Search for Education: Back...

Technology has allowed education to become a global tool more than ever before. The backbone of education, teachers, are at the forefront, combining great teaching, tech and pedagogy to create innovative learning opportunities for students. The Top Global Teachers published by The Global Search for Education are some of the pioneers...

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Constitution Day is Coming: Freebie

Each year, Constitution Day is celebrated on September...

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Cell Phones in the Classroom? Your...

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