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The ABC's of Praying for Students. I am republishing this graphic since School year is about to start or has already started in some areas.

the ABC's of Praying for Students

I saw this on Facebook and wanted to share with everyone. I believe by now most schools have already started back or soon will start back. So this is an awesome thing done by Julie Sanders. the ABC’s of Praying for Students Attitude … Psalm 19:14 Boldness … Psalm 27:1 Courage … John 1:9 Discernment … Philippians 1:9-10. Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion. A Better Way to Say Sorry. March 30, 2014.

A Better Way to Say Sorry

Schooling could take a hint from this guy. Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns. A student takes notes at Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington D.C.

Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns

(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Do teachers really know what students go through? To find out, one teacher followed two students for two days and was amazed at what she found. Her report is in following post, which appeared on the blog of Grant Wiggins, the co-author of “Understanding by Design” and the author of “Educative Assessment” and numerous articles on education. A high school teacher for 14 years, he is now the president of Authentic Education, in Hopewell, New Jersey, which provides professional development and other services to schools aimed at improving student learning. Wiggins initially posted the piece without revealing the author. A Sadistic Online Bully Called Her Baby Boy "Ugly". Her Powerful Reply Blew Me Away. But what about purposefully seeking out pictures of our children?

A Sadistic Online Bully Called Her Baby Boy "Ugly". Her Powerful Reply Blew Me Away.

What about the fact that a beautiful photograph of my son was tarnished by your hatred? That’s not a joke. That’s cyberbullying. Needless to say, I reported your profile. Share This With All the Schools, Please. Are You a Super-Tech Adopter? Or a Tech-Averse Older? If you have Wi-Fi, a laptop and a DVD player in your home, but no smartphone, then you might be considered a "mature technophile.

Are You a Super-Tech Adopter? Or a Tech-Averse Older?

" To coincide with the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, Gallup released a new analysis lumping American adults into four types of gadget owners: super tech adopters, smartphone reliants, mature technopiles and tech-averse olders. At one extreme, super tech adopters, who apparently make up 31 percent of the U.S. population, are relatively young, well off, educated and the most likely to own a wide array of electronics. [9 Odd Ways Your Tech Devices May Injure You] While 62 percent of Americans overall own a smartphone, 100 percent of super tech adopters have one. THE TEACHLEADERS. Www.huffingtonpost.com/marion-mayer/taking-stand-against-school-dress-code_b_4610307.html?ir=Women.

Where In The World You Can Find The Best Schools — And The Happiest Kids. Why two spaces after a period isn’t wrong (or, the lies typographers tell about history) - Heraclitean River. The topic of spacing after a period (or “full stop” in some parts of the world) has received a lot of attention in recent years.

Why two spaces after a period isn’t wrong (or, the lies typographers tell about history) - Heraclitean River

The vitriol that the single-space camp has toward the double-spacers these days is quite amazing, and typographers have made up an entire fake history to justify their position. The story usually goes something like this: Once upon a time, typographical practice was anarchy. Printers put in all sizes of spaces in haphazard ways, including after periods. Then, a standard emerged: the single space after a period. A short version of this story is told, for example, by Grammar Girl in her advice on this question. Educational Webpages. Never Put Two Spaces After A Period. Teachers: 10 Tips for Slowing Down.

Since my last Edutopia blog post, How Slowing Down Can Lead to Great Change was published, I've received dozens of messages asking for suggestions for how to slow things down in schools.

Teachers: 10 Tips for Slowing Down

The premise behind the following suggestions is that if we slow down, we'll have more opportunities for reflection -- to think about what we've done and how it went, to consider next steps, and also to listen to each other and therefore, strengthen our connections. 11 Math And Science Questions From 6th Grade That Might Stump You. 14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools. Saying that it has always been this way, doesn’t count as a legitimate justification to why it should stay that way.

14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools

Teacher and administrators all over the world are doing amazing things, but some of the things we are still doing, despite all the new solutions, research and ideas out there is, to put it mildly, incredible. I’m not saying we should just make the current system better… we should change it into something else. I have compiled a list of 14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools and it is my hope that this will inspire lively discussions about the future of education. 1. Computer Rooms The idea of taking a whole class to a computer room with outdated equipment, once a week to practice their typewriting skills and sending them back to the classroom 40 minutes later, is obsolete.

Computers or technology shouldn’t just be a specific subject, that’s not sufficient anymore but rather it should be an integral part of all the subjects and built into the curriculum. 2. 3.