Category Archives: Global Education

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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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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Minority Teacher Shortage

Have you noticed a lack of diversity in your buildings? How do you feel that affects the students in your school? Continue reading

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How to Be “Folks”

We have to (always!) be on the lookout for opportunities to reach out and offer ourselves. And we have to have confidence that our kindness will be received. Continue reading

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Outdoor Play

We played tag and climbed trees in a wooded area between our houses. We rode bikes all over town. We went to the city pool. I can’t think of many times when our days were planned out – we just got together and did whatever came to mind. All of this was outside. Continue reading

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MOVE!

Recent trends provide hope. Teachers are introducing exercise balls for student seating, stand-up tables with swinging foot rests so kids can move while they work, and districts are exploring better and more nutritional school menus—and just like in the article, parents and schools are re-visiting the idea of physical education, recess, and nutrition. Continue reading

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