Posts tagged with: advocacy

I receive a ton of questions every time I talk to parents about their children’s educational experiences. Our conversations happen in...
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Charter schools made their way onto the public education scene in the early 1990s. Their popularity increased gradually, but we’ve...
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The Deal with Homework Homework is a word that evokes a myriad of flashing images and emotions in our minds....
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I am convinced that students are capable of directing their own educational experiences at any age. Educational philosophers like Maria...
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Empathy matters when it comes to teaching “tough” students. Often times, these students have built layers of separation between authority...
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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...
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Essays. Quizzes. Reports. Q/As. Tests. Let’s face it. As teachers, we get tired of grading the same types of work....
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The world, in general, has very antiquated views of childhood and student capabilities. Despite the research supporting children’s ability to understand...
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Today I watched an interview in which Susan Patrick, President and CEO of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning,...
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