Making K-12 Online Learning an Option

What do you know about K-12 online education? Are you a proponent, opponent, indifferent, or uninformed? I’ll be honest and say that many of the conversations surrounding distance education for K-12 students are a bit polarizing. Either it’s all positive or completely...
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Teaching “Tough” Students

Empathy matters when it comes to teaching “tough” students. Often times, these students have built layers of separation between authority figures and themselves as a means of defense against being hurt. We are charged, as teachers, to recognize this and...
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Learning Without Love

Do students need to like their teachers in order to learn, or are we creating conflict management issues for students down the line?...
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Needed: More Critical Readers & Thinkers

If there’s anything that my engagement on social media has shown me, it’s the vastness of adult Americans who lack critical reading and thinking abilities. Initially, I wanted to believe that these individuals represented a small number of the population but after a...
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Free & Easy Online Tech for Assessing Your Student’s Mastery

Essays. Quizzes. Reports. Q/As. Tests. Let’s face it. As teachers, we get tired of grading the same types of work. As parents, we get tired of reviewing the same types of activities. As students, we get tired of showing our understanding...
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