Category Archives: General Education

Psst…I’m a New Teacher

So, we have established a few pieces that will help: our new teacher community (NTC): Pssst….I’m a New Teacher, a free tutorial on the NTC based on the text, The New Teacher Book, and a free Toolkit o’ Fun.

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Confidence

Once I know that I can do something with even a little bit of flair or success, I want to try it again and again. This is the practice that leads to skill and success – in anything!

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Public or Private?

Thank you to the passionate teachers out there who love what they do and the teachers (and administrators) who aren’t afraid to give the kids the responsibility and power to take ownership of their lives and their futures.
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What makes a great educator?

What makes a great educator? Someone who takes time out of their day to explain for what seems the two hundredth time a concept to a student and does so with patience. Continue reading

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Lest We Forget

John Clementson is the Director of Academic Outreach and Development at Learner’s Edge. He lives in the country, and wakes up to deer and birds every morning (I am extremely jealous!). He is also “Papa” to four beautiful, awesome, sweet, … Continue reading

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My Educator’s Christmas List

I’m dizzy with snowmen, Santas and sleds. My eyeballs are straining from glitter and flashy, shiny things. Continue reading

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Seeking to be Lost

Although technology makes it easy for those who do not like to be lost, I encourage each and every one of us to seek the discomfort once in a while. Being lost isn’t so bad. You usually learn a thing or two. Continue reading

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