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The road to hell

“God save us from people who mean well.”
― Vikram Seth, A Suitable Boy

When I hear the outcry over cuts to funding for education – whether it be freezes to university grants, the elimination of teaching positions or other measures – my reaction is predictable: you’re missing the point!! 921 more words


Total Equity Now: Literacy at the Ground Level

Today we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and those who served this great nation before us. I will tell the truth, this morning as I awakened I had to remind myself about the purpose of this day. 459 more words

Educational Improvement

Lets Talk Reauthorization: No Child Left Behind

The past week was an interesting time in Washington, DC! There was much buzz about the reauthorization of No Child Left Behind, an act that has been on and off the senate floor for the past six years. 162 more words

Educational Improvement

Curiosity Doesn’t Kill the Cat

I’ve taught at all levels over the course of my career, including K-12 & graduate level ESL, K-12 French and PE, and middle school English/Social Studies. 788 more words


Education Success: Thinking and Believing

High school is one of the most important times in your life because it is the last time you will be around so many people, students, and teachers, who have a desire to see you succeed. 1,510 more words


Education Success Questions: Live Outside Your Comfort Zone

The Outside Your Comfort Zone Lifestyle

  1. Where can you visit and learn from other cultures so you are a better person?
  2. Name two “crumbs” you need to leave behind so you can move on to better things on your success path.
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Education Success Tip: Live Outside Your Comfort Zone

One of my favorite parts of teaching was to get students to stretch themselves beyond their current set of thoughts and abilities. That is the essence of learning and growing. 767 more words