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How I Used Media To Teach My Preschooler And His Classmates About Race And Acceptance
Common Sense Media
, Editorial Partner
The best way to remove the distance between ourselves and "other" people is to find common ground.
Teacher Seniority: The Seat Belts Of The Education Profession
Husband, father, teacher, education advocate
You wouldn’t travel a long distance in your car without strapping on a seatbelt. So why do you think teachers should spend
Melissa & Doug LLC
'Play Doesn't Go On A Resume' -- But Maybe It Should
Co-founder of Melissa & Doug, mother of six, and a leader of t...
“The first step is parents have to understand the value of REAL play. We’ve turned childhood into a period of resume-building
Passion To Teach: A Film Celebrating The Teacher-Student Dynamic
Public school teacher, education activist, PhD
I just finished viewing the 90-minute film, Passion to Teach, which I was asked to review by its producers, career teachers
What We Are Teaching Our Children In The Election's Aftermath
Blogger at NanaHood.com
My mother loved to teach. She taught sixth grade reading for many years, but she was my teacher for as long as she lived. She taught me many things but her best lessons were the ones she lived every single day.
Children's book author, life coach and founder of 4 Sunflowers...
We can teach our kids simple methods of active listening- not for the purpose of rebuttal but for the purpose of understanding
The 40-Year-Old Teacher (The Unexpected Virtue Of Teaching In Middle Age)
Jeremy S. Adams
Author, The Secrets of Timeless Teachers, High School Teacher ...
Teachers in their forties are at the peak of their powers.
GPS FOR THE SOUL
What We Can Learn From Luck
Jane Simon, M.D.
Writes a weekly blog, www.drsimonsays.blogspot.com
Conclusion: Considering the subject of luck can help us appreciate the moment and increase our compassion toward people who are less fortunate.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson On How Schools Can Teach Science Better
When asked how science courses in the U.S. are lacking, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson said that the education system is too focused on getting students to memorize information they’ll likely forget, instead of teaching them analytical skills.
This High School Student Is on a Mission to Both Teach and Inspire
Inspired by her late mother, Hadiyah has created a space in her high school in San Francisco, for young people to openly talk about the problems they are facing today-specifically those rooted in race, culture, and identity.
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7 Lessons I'll Teach My Daughter Someday
20 Beautiful Women
I can't help but reflect on what life would be like if I had a little girl.
Hey adults, stop telling gamers to stop gaming. Instead, respect, and redirect.
And educational technologist and daddy blogger (achydad.com) i...
Ocean has been working in the gaming business since we both got started in technology in San Francisco in mid-1990s. He started
Who Wants to Teach in Arizona?
CEO, Havas PR North America
To sum up, compared with most other states, this is the prospect facing a teacher in Arizona: relatively bigger classes with fewer resources for less take-home pay.
Growing Seeds for a Multicultural, Multiracial Teaching Force for Our Rainbow Children
Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children's Defense Fund
As U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan put it, "I am increasingly worried that our teachers, our administrators don't reflect the great diversity of our nation's students, and that is a real problem."
S4S Celebrates a Wonderful Team -- A Tribute to Grace Bennett
Alyssa Reynoso Morris
Educator, Environmentalist, & Motivational Speaker, with exper...
In only one year, Schools for Sustainability (S4S) has cultivated a beautifully dynamic team. We honor diversity as we attract
What Your Middle School Teacher Wants You to Know
Mary E. Graham
writer & blogger at trustychucks.com
If you're not one of the select few who choose to spend their days around prepubescent twelve and thirteen year old kids, here are some things us middle school teachers would love for you to know as you're dealing with your middle schooler or your middle school teacher...
CULTURE & ARTS
Teacher: A Street Artist Trying to 'Teach Peace'
John Wellington Ennis
Filmmaker, Activist, Father
Teacher is one of the most accomplished and prolific street artists in Los Angeles. True to his name, Teacher's focus has been on education and the vital need to focus on the most important resource we have: our children.
Hindsight, Now Sight and Foresight
Robert C. Jameson
Marriage, Family Therapist
I now know if I want to get there that I have to do the things that keep me on course, and I can't do the things that take me off course. Life is expanding. My vision is expanding. I know how to get there -- one step at a time.
: A Participant Media Documentary and Campaign
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD
Chief Medical Officer, New York State Office of Mental Health
Why did Max, and so many others, leave teaching for other careers? It was not from lack of passion, hard work or commitment, his dad can say, and I think he would agree. But when results are not forthcoming, then these virtues are hard to sustain.
Keep Learning for Lifelong Success
Weight Loss and Life Coach, Personal Development Speaker, Auth...
It doesn't matter how smart you are or how knowledgeable you are in certain areas. You can always learn more. To assume you already know enough is to stagnate, and stagnation does not bring success.
Tune In to
: A Conversation With Davis Guggenheim
TV Writer; Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone; Co-Author, 'Eve...
Here's my brutally harsh interrogation of my better writing half whose work includes the Oscar-winning
An Inconvenient Truth,
Waiting For Superman
It Might Get Loud.
5 Strategies To Teach Young Kids About Proper Money Management
Women & Co
Personal finance source for women
Unfortunately, personal finance courses are not taught in schools, so it's completely up to you -- and the earlier you begin the process, the better chance your children will have to grow up into responsible, thrifty young adults.
How Parents Can Prepare to Teach Their Kids to Drive
Parenthood has often been called the hardest job there is. Guiding a boy or girl through their childhood, into their teens and then onto adulthood can make any seasoned adult nervous, especially when some of the biggest rites of passage have to be tackled
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