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Let's See, What Can I Fix Today?

Jim McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jim McGuire

So much of the debate today regarding education is rhetorical. Realistically though, little changes would go a long way towards improving education. What about you? What can you fix?

Do We Need a Little Character Education Today?

Jim McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jim McGuire

Students must be taught that treating peers with disrespect will limit their success. If students are to grow, learn, and become productive adults, they must be taught how specific behaviors control their destiny.

Integrating Technology -- and it's Cheap too

Jim McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jim McGuire

If schools would explore their options, technology for students can be attained without breaking the bank. This is how my sixth-grade language arts classroom is equipped.

Superman 2: The Other Side of the Story

Jim McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jim McGuire

Everywhere that Davis Guggenheim looks, he sees failure. The five students he chose for his movie have tragic stories. I'll bet he is coming here to film Superman II just to be fair and show both sides of the story.

These Kids Today

Jim McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jim McGuire

People who make negative comments about today's students are comparing a slower paced less challenging time with today's high speed world.