Monthly Archives: November 2010

Bill Gates on Teacher Wage Increases

Is merit pay a realistic, equitable, measurable system? Continue reading

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Attitude of Gratitude

Despite the rhetoric to the contrary, our schools are filled with excellent teachers who are committed to kids and learning. Continue reading

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Grammar Snit: Quotation Marks

Here at the Edge, we occasionally get into a Grammar Snit.  I’m capitalizing that because we have a tendency to make grammar questions an office-wide affair that occupies a lot of conversations. This will be the first in a series. … Continue reading

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Control Freak Surrenders

I have to fold the towels in my house because everyone else does it incorrectly.  Window blinds need to be all the way up or all the way down.  I park my car in the exact same spot both at … Continue reading

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Students Designing Curriculum

Hey gang, Differentiated education is becoming more and more part of the discussion on education reform.  Read here about a school in Michigan that elected to have student choice drive curriculum.  What do you think? Can you see this as … Continue reading

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Did You Know 4.0

This highly touted video shows how technology continues to evolve at an amazing pace.  It certainly lets us in on what students are doing in their free time! Enjoy! Dawn dawn@learnersedgeinc.com

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Right vs. Curious

I’m a strong-willed person who was not used to being “wrong.”  I’ve avoided this indignity in the past by being passive-aggressive, overly diplomatic and mousy in confrontation.  Running away also helps, as long as you don’t forget anything in the … Continue reading

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