So much of teaching is sharing. Learning results in sharing, sharing results in...– Esme Raji Codell, Educating Esme
Teacher Morale Sinks, Survey Results Show →
infoneer-pulse: The slump in the economy, coupled with the acrimonious discourse over how much weight test results and seniority should be given in determining a teacher’s worth, have conspired to bring morale among the nation’s teachers to its lowest point in more than 20 years, according to a survey of teachers, parents and students released on Wednesday. More than half of teachers expressed...
Scholastic: 100 Classroom Organizing Tricks →
The young need discipline and a full bookcase.– Vivienne Westwood (via curried-mango)
One must command from each what each can perform.– Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince
Every time we teach a child correct usage of an external symbol, we must spend...– Timothy Leary
My best teachers, the ones I still think about today, exposed me to new and...– Confessions of a ‘Bad’ Teacher - NYTimes.com (via adventuresinlearning)
Easy Answers to Your Kids' Most Burning Questions →
1) Why is the moon sometimes out during the day? 2) Why is the sky blue? 3) Will we ever discover aliens? 4) How much does the Earth weigh? 5) How do airplanes stay up?
The Most Free-Spirited Colleges →
99% of Republicans expect their kids to go to... →
soupsoup: No matter what political beliefs they hold, nearly all parents—99 percent of Republicans, 96 percent of Democrats, and 93 percent of independents—expect their children to go to college, the survey found. That resounding endorsement makes clear that Santorum is all but alone in his opinion that only snobs encourage all kids to go to college.
I say to the grown-ups, if you want to deny evolution and live in your world...– Bill Nye, Mama, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Deny Evolution (via Big Think)
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