The Teacher Leader: Words of Wisdom From Those Who Know Best. Introduction by Ronald V.
Gallo Education presents an especially interesting series of questions on the topic of leadership not only because the overwhelming majority of the people in the profession enter at the same level -- that is, teacher -- but also because most of them continue throughout their careers at that same level. Education's career ladder has precious few rungs. . . . 12 Choices to Help You Step Back From Burnout. "Our very lives are fashioned by choice.
First we make choices. No Student Is Unreachable. No Student Is Unreachable by Jeffrey Benson As an educational elder with a lot of experience working with challenging students, I am often asked to consult to school teams.
Recently a dedicated school counselor discussed with me Garrett, an 8th graders, saying, “He’s really depressed, completely shut-down. He does no work. His dad doesn’t follow through on getting him to therapy, or to try medication. Why Teaching Is The Best Job In The World. 7 Reasons Why Teaching Is Still The Best Job In The World by Paul Moss Sometimes, good teachers quit.
Teaching is an increasingly demanding job with divergent influences, dynamic sources of innovation, and aging dogma that makes it all a struggle. Online: Only A Teacher: Schoolhouse Pioneers. Henry AdamsCatharine BeecherJohn DeweyElaine Goodale EastmanCharlotte FortenMargeret HaleyHorace MannJulia RichmanLaura Towne John Dewey (1859-1952) John Dewey was the most significant educational thinker of his era and, many would argue, of the 20th century.
As a philosopher, social reformer and educator, he changed fundamental approaches to teaching and learning. His ideas about education sprang from a philosophy of pragmatism and were central to the Progressive Movement in schooling. In light of his importance, it is ironic that many of his theories have been relatively poorly understood and haphazardly applied over the past hundred years. Girl speaks out against standardized testing. Girl speaks out against standardized testing. Girl speaks out against standardized testing. 9-Year-Old Girl Speaks Out Against Standardized Testing. United Nations World Food Programme - Fighting Hunger Worldwide. World Vision Mobile. People love to give sheep.
One healthy ewe gives highly nutritious milk for essential protein, vitamins, and minerals, plus plenty of wool to knit warm sweaters and blankets. Sheep often give birth to twins or triplets, which can be sold for income or bred to produce a whole flock of woolly grazers. Plus, sheep's milk is up to twice as rich as cow's milk in nutrients like protein, calcium, and B vitamins that growing kids need. It's a wonderful way to share the love of Jeses, the lamb of God. Sheep have made the difference for Sandri's family of seven in Albania. "I like the sheep because they are great, they give us milk, cheese, and yogurt," said 10-year-old Sandri. Working Together To End World Hunger. 2015 World Hunger and Poverty Facts and Statistics by WHES. 2015 World Hunger and Poverty Facts and Statistics World Hunger Education Service (Also see World Child Hunger Facts) This fact sheet is divided into the following sections: Hunger concepts and definitions Hunger is a term which has three meanings (Oxford English Dictionary 1971) the uneasy or painful sensation caused by want of food; craving appetite.
World hunger refers to the second definition, aggregated to the world level. Malnutrition/undernutrition is a general term that indicates a lack of some or all nutritional elements necessary for human health (Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia). There are two basic types of malnutrition. The second type of malnutrition, also very important, is micronutrient (vitamin and mineral) deficiency. Lesson Plan - Just Say "Know" to World Hunger.
Great Books for Kids - Recommended Books that Help Children Learn about the Environment and the Natural World while Fostering Respect & Appreciation for Living Creatures. 10 Books About Children From Around the World. Here are ten captivating books about children from around the world.
For those of you Reading Around the World, these are great books to start with to get your children excited about learning more. In particular, The Kids’ Multicultural Cookbook by Deanna Cook and Michael Kline is a wonderful source of international recipes, activities, and trivia. To Be a Kid (board book edition) by Maja Ajmera and John Ivanko. Emphasizes the similarities between children from around the world. According to Ajmera and Ivanko, “To be a kid means…” spending time with family, going to school, singing, dancing, and more. "My Place in the World:" Kids Geography Project. This is an easy kids geography project that helps teach how we- and our community- fit into the wider world.
Gather your art supplies and let’s get started. This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for your support! This project is fun to pair with the book “Me on the Map. MY PLACE IN THE WORLD PROJECT: "ME ON THE MAP" GEOGRAPHY FOR KIDS. "The Danger of a Single Story" and Teaching Kids to Avoid Stereotypes - Kid World Citizen. Photo credit: Creative Commons. I recently watched a speech on-line by Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who spoke at TEDGlobal in London in 2009 about “The Danger of a Single Story.” (please take 18 minutes to watch the inspiring talk here). Ms. HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD: DIWALI ~ COMMON CORE ALIGNED.
Diwali is the Festival of Lights celebrated in India. Teachers often include Diwali in "Christmas Around the World" or "Holidays Around the World" units because teaching multicultural celebrations can give us a glimpse into a new culture. As teachers we can open our kids' eyes to global holidays AND also instill pride in children as we feature their heritage. Use the following Diwali activities and crafts to teach your children about a holiday celebrated by millions of Indian people around the world.
In 2014, Diwali is celebrated Oct 23- Oct 27. Kids Around the World and Where they Live. Kids around the world are curious about their peers. Whenever we visit a friend’s house, my kids inevitably want to go see their bedroom. I have noticed the same curiosity when other kids come to our house: kids wonder where we sleep, what toys we play with, or even what snacks we have in our pantry. This natural inquisitiveness is equaled in adults- how many times have you taken in the details of a friend’s home, visited an open house for sale just to see the interior, or watched a show on TV that tours the inside of houses? We can capitalize on this curiosity by taking a fascinating picture tour of homes and kids around the world and then talking about the similarities and differences.
(Dong, 9, shares a room with his parents and sister in Yunnan Province, China). Lesson Plan - Just Say "Know" to World Hunger.