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Great Teachers Sculpt the Soul

Ryon Harms | Posted 07.09.2014 | Education
Ryon Harms

We are born into the world as a block of marble. Somewhere inside of that block exists our highest self, the raw potential of our destiny. If we're open to it, the Universe presents us with experiences that work away at that block to reveal who we're meant to be.

Thoughts on Teacher Appreciation Week

Lori Ungemah | Posted 07.07.2012 | Education
Lori Ungemah

Tell them they have made a difference in your kid's life, or your life, or both. Tell them how and why. Be specific. Just tell them. Because knowing that you made a difference in someone's life is, hands down, the best gift of all.

You Don't Mess With Mr. Byng: A Two Minute Story

Steve Saylor | Posted 05.28.2012 | Education
Steve Saylor

We are all busy humans living out our daily lives and it is hard to sit down and actually read a full-length book. With that in mind, here is a quick ...

Rules and Tools for Choosing Schools

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 10.09.2011 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

The time is now, right now, to find -- or found -- good schools that will serve the next generation of Americans as engines of opportunity in an intensely competitive information age.

The Global Search for Education: Teacher Be Good

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.28.2011 | Education
C. M. Rubin

What makes a teacher good enough to create an effective learning environment? More education? More professional experience outside the classroom? More ability to connect with kids?

Educating for Democracy: Turning 'Good' Teachers Into 'Bad Teachers'

Joel Shatzky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Joel Shatzky

I'd like to suggest the "message" that is being conveyed to teachers around the country through so-called "educational reform."

The Students Who Become Teachers

Kate Fridkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Kate Fridkis

At 18, sitting at that table at orientation, I was positive I would never want to be a teacher -- for the simple reason that I wanted to be around people who were smart.

How Much Is A Good Teacher Worth? Report Says $400,000 A Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

How much is a good teacher worth? Some would say they're priceless, but recent findings in the National Bureau of Economic Research's The Economic Val...

Michelle Obama: Teachers Are Integral To A Successful Economy

US News & World Report | Michelle Obama | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We all remember the impact a special teacher had on us--a teacher who refused to let us fall through the cracks; who pushed us and believed in us when...