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Stretching Forward » Blog Archive » The dream is alive

Stretching Forward » Blog Archive » The dream is alive | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

This real teacher dares to think big and fill her student's heads with words to inspire..."Mark my words, I will get to space one day."  The power of one teacher saying something as simple as this is beyond description.

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The Teacher You've Never Met: Inside an Online High School Class

The Teacher You've Never Met: Inside an Online High School Class | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Virtual learning is growing by leaps and bounds.   Talk about changing the pedagogy...whoa.  This will be a whole new area of expertise that our profession must develop.   Where does that leave us? I worry that many teacher just ignore these developments.  At a minimum, we should be learning as much as we can so we can be proactive in our thinking and not reactive in our responses.

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Ask yourself this question....Are Teachers Too Big To Fail?

Ask yourself this question....Are Teachers Too Big To Fail? | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Is trying to be a better teacher worth failing at new endeavors? Is the potential impact on student learning worth the risk? Are teachers "too big to fail"?  Nicholas Provenzano has a real perspective on this based on his experiences trying new things in his classroom.

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My View: What standardized testing can learn from baseball

My View: What standardized testing can learn from baseball | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Wendi Pillars gives a Yogi Berra take on baseball truths that apply to education

 

 

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Must See Videos from Teacher Channel

Must See Videos from Teacher Channel | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Must see TV move over....the Teaching Channel was one year old on June 8, 2012 -- Take a look at their Top 10 videos are quick, easy, entertaining ways to get some infusion of new ideas and inspiration

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The Homeroom Is a Home

The Homeroom Is a Home | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Read about middle grades math teacher and coach Jose Vilson's journey..."Not everyone invests themselves into any set of children the way I learned to do that first year. But when I did, the homeroom became a home. For all of us."

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Tinkering with Scribble Machines | transformED

Tinkering with Scribble Machines | transformED | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

"The difference between a kid and a scientist," I'd say time and again, "is that a scientist plays with a purpose.  Can you figure out WHY your machine is acting the way that it is acting -- and can you make it do what YOU want it to do?"

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Educational Leadership:Supporting Beginning Teachers:Now That I Know What I Know

Educational Leadership:Supporting Beginning Teachers:Now That I Know What I Know | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Dan Brown writes " It takes a village to raise a competent teacher, but I didn't know that as a rookie."  Don't we learn so much...this article is a wonderful reflection of that learning journey.

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Classroom Leadership: From Control to Influence

Classroom Leadership: From Control to Influence | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Interesting teacher reflection on how to move from coersion to becoming a classroom leader.

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Teacher helps district win $25,000 prize for anti-obesity program - TwinCities.com

Teacher helps district win $25,000 prize for anti-obesity program - TwinCities.com | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

We talk about what to do...this teacher designed something and went out and taught students how to take control over their lives.  Pretty cool!!!

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