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Back To The Classroom, Slide Projectors, Mountains & Mole Hills

Kevin Walsh | Posted 01.14.2017 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

The days following Election Day produced some poignant conversations for this English major turned video production teacher--with just a minor in US History.

Thinking of Homeschooling? This is What You Need to Know About Teaching Math

Quora | Posted 01.11.2017 | Parents
Quora

What are your views on homeschooling? How can they do better at math? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling qu...

A Year Of Loss, Fear, And Hope In A Chicago School

Gregory Michie | Posted 01.09.2017 | Education
Gregory Michie

My year, my body clock, even my emotional ups and downs have long been synced to the academic calendar. But this past year -- the January to December one -- was different.

How Can I Connect With a Professional Mentor?

Quora | Posted 01.09.2017 | Business
Quora

What are some ways I could connect with experts, mentors, and other entrepreneurs from different parts of the world? originally appeared on Quora - th...

Travel More in 2017 by Teaching English Abroad

Shannon Ullman | Posted 01.09.2017 | Travel
Shannon Ullman

Teaching English abroad actually changed my whole life. Honestly, I look at the things I like about my life today and can attribute almost all of them...

How to Pass edTPA (1): Sample Middle School Activity-Based Lesson Plan with Video Link

Alan Singer | Posted 01.09.2017 | Education
Alan Singer

This is the first of three Huffington Posts on how to pass the teacher certification exam known as edTPA. This article provides background information...

Here's the Best Way to Explain Climate Change to Your Inquisitive Kids

Quora | Posted 01.06.2017 | Parents
Quora

How do I explain climate change to my teenager? originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by...

Now That I'm A Parent I Want To Punch My Former Self In The Face

Lisa Goodman-Helfand | Posted 01.04.2017 | Parents
Lisa Goodman-Helfand

Once upon a time (1996 to be exact), I was a wide-eyed young woman who thought that an undergrad degree in Elementary Education gave me the right ― ...

A Perfect Book for the Holiday Season

Ken Reed | Posted 12.13.2016 | Sports
Ken Reed

We're entering the heart of the holiday season. If you're like me, you still have a lot of names on your shopping list. When in doubt, I turn to boo...

Why I Mentor Writers

Lev Raphael | Posted 12.12.2016 | Education
Lev Raphael

My college mentor was amazing: funny, good-natured, and inspiring. I took every course she offered, both literature and creative writing. I even too...

Confessions Of A University Professor

Stephen Kuusisto | Posted 12.01.2016 | College
Stephen Kuusisto

I often find students in my classes who want more than just a course. They're eager, sharp, apparently more energized than their classmates. For years...

Quiet Black Girls — And How We Fail Them

Quiet Revolution | Nidhi Berry | Posted 12.01.2016 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on QuietRev.com I’m not a scientist—I am a practitioner of public education as an administrator. Yet, in my teaching d...

Teaching Political Science In The Age Of Donald Trump

Benjamin Knoll | Posted 11.30.2016 | Education
Benjamin Knoll

Teaching about politics is never easy, but it's only getting harder from here. Wish us luck.

Creating a better future through great literature

Pioneers for Change | Posted 11.24.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

When I was in college, I heard John Logan read "Poem, Slow to Come, on the Death of Cummings," an elegy that recounts Logan's grief over the death of his mentor, E. E. Cummings. In the poem, in verses of great musicality, Logan works through his sadness by remembering moments he shared with Cummings, by celebrating his mentor's profound influence as an artist and teacher.

Seven Tips For Surviving Post-Election Thanksgiving Conversation

Tom Roderick | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Roderick

Below are seven tips for navigating this year's Thanksgiving conversation and putting your best social and emotional skills to the test.

Harassing Trump-Supporting Students As A Form Of Pedagogy

Stanley Fish | Posted 11.21.2016 | College
Stanley Fish

The most recent issue of the magazine Guernica features an essay-letter written to “my fellow teachers” by Nell Boeschenstein, who teaches writing...

What's Next In Education Post-Election?

Mark A. Elgart | Posted 11.16.2016 | Education
Mark A. Elgart

Now that the election has passed and we have begun the transition process, prognosticators are in full bloom sharing minute-by-minute the latest piece of information that could be a foreshadowing of the next administration.

10 Secrets Of Special Education Teachers

The Mighty | Posted 11.16.2016 | Education
The Mighty

This question was posed to the special education teachers on The Mighty community on Facebook: “What’s one secret about your job you wish the rest...

Not Going To Get Over It

Em Powers Hunter | Posted 11.15.2016 | Politics
Em Powers Hunter

I can teach my students to think critically, question, participate, care, and create a better world. I can share inspiration and truth that will cut through rhetoric and deception. Words have power...in good and bad ways.

In Our Schools, We Have a Responsibility to "Go High"

Teach Plus | Posted 11.15.2016 | Education
Teach Plus

By Sarah Mulcahy On my commute to school on the day after the election, I thought about the African American, Latino, and Muslim students in my schoo...

At The Edge of The Bubble

Liz Madans | Posted 11.15.2016 | Education
Liz Madans

Sitting at my teacher desk this Wednesday morning, I am stuck. I am thinking about the moves planned for the day: conversations about Romantic poets, ...

Teaching Election 2016 the Morning After and for the Next Four Years

Alan Singer | Posted 11.13.2016 | Education
Alan Singer

I apologize for the length of this post; it is really two posts combined into one. Part 1 is Alan's Analysis of Election 2016. I open with my views as...

How The Marine Corps Builds an Innovation Culture

Steve Blank | Posted 11.10.2016 | Business
Steve Blank

Jennifer Edgin is the Chief Technology Officer of the Intelligence Division at the Headquarters of the Marine Corps. As the Senior Technical Advisor t...

Shoot, I Did It Again: 3 More Ways to Implement Video in Professional Learning

Adam J. Geller | Posted 11.08.2016 | Education
Adam J. Geller

Co-authored by DANIEL MOORE, manager of partner success at Edthena. A version of this post originally appeared in the Professional Development News of...

Fifty-One Presidential Elections On Tuesday

Alan Singer | Posted 11.03.2016 | Education
Alan Singer

The United States electoral system is complex and sometimes hard to phantom. Under the United States Constitution, there will be fifty-one separate elections for President in each of the fifty states plus Washington DC on Tuesday, not one.