Monthly Archives: December 2010

New Year

Besides, what are we modeling if students watch us drive ourselves into the ground by not attending to our physical and mental well-being? Continue reading

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Teacher Mentoring

We at Learner’s Edge are very interested in teacher mentoring programs.  What could possibly be bad about it?  Teachers are sharing best practices with new teachers, and are coaching each other when needed.  In this article, schools in Chicago show … Continue reading

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Teacher Pay (Again)

Is this a chicken-and-the-egg argument, or does it appear that some of the reasoning on one side or the other actually has legs? Continue reading

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Bury the Truck!

We had heard there was snow coming, but in the 1970’s weather was not a deterrent…we were tough Midwesterners and by golly, we would get to Grandma’s! Continue reading

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Busy

Maybe childhood really is for enjoying the bustle that is our lives without consequence, and to give us something to remember when we are sharing our lives with others when we are older. Continue reading

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Singing About Science

Doug Edmonds, a junior high science teacher in Northbrook, IL, sings his way through lessons that he puts on YouTube. Continue reading

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iPads in the Classroom!

Check out this great article about 4th graders utilizing iPads in the classroom.  This kind of technology is exciting – and from what I have heard from a few teachers (including my husband, who works with children with autism), it’s … Continue reading

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