Lisa Hall Hildebrand

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New Literacies and the Common Core - Educational Leadership

It makes sense that an emphasis on new ways of reading and writing fits easily within the Common Core umbrella. After all, a primary thrust of the …

Teaching

Students, Please Stand Up: Your Voice Needs To Be Heard

Driving back from the annual CUE Conference in Palm Springs, I had time to reflect. A one hour drive meant that all of that knowledge I received over …

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

<b>63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>ed note: this has been updated from a previous post</i><p>It could be argued—and probably …

20 Tips To Promote A Self-Directed Classroom Culture

<b>20 Tips To Promote A Self-Directed Classroom Culture</b><p>It’s an age-old saying, “Give a man a fish, and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and feed …

10 Risks Every Teacher Should Take With Their Class

As I work with students and teachers there is one common thread that the “stand-out” classrooms share: <b>They take risks</b>. Not only do these students and …

I once had a teacher who used to ask us to imagine our lives as a movie & come up with a title. It's a fun exercise to see the big picture & imagine ourselves as screen writer & director. What kind of character do you want to play today? Reminds me of a Joseph Campbell quote- “The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.” And as Wilde reminds us- the other roles are all taken :-) Happy Saturday.~Oriah (Pic by John Curley)

The Overprotected Kid

A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution.<p>A trio of boys tramps alongthe length of a wooden fence, back and forth, shouting like carnival barkers. “The Land! It opens …

Socialnomics 3 Video by @equalman [4:00 Fat Boy Slim]

Warner Music

Giraffe Shares Touching Goodbye With Dying Zoo Worker (PHOTO)

A dying cancer patient who worked at a Dutch zoo returned to say goodbye on Wednesday. Lying in a hospital bed placed in the giraffe habitat at Rotterdam's Diergaarde Blijdorp, the 54-year-old man, identified as only Mario, waited for the animals to approach.<p>In an image now breaking the Internet's …

TED

Read about her talk on why we all need to be brave enough to really talk about race: http://on.ted.com/i07WR

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