Marja Puustinen

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Presidentti Niinistö IS:n erikoishaastattelussa: Vahvojen on puututtava kiusaamiseen

Tamperelainen lukiolainen Juho Räty, 19, puuttui rohkeasti kiusaamiseen ja kirjoitti siitä Facebookissa. Kirjoitus sai valtavasti huomiota ja jopa …

Helping Teachers Play to Their Strengths

Identifying and reinforcing teachers' strengths is an important first step in the instructional coaching process.

The Teacher Dropout Crisis

Worried about your teenager dropping out of school? You might also want to worry about his teacher.<p>"Roughly half a million U.S. teachers either move or leave the profession each year," reads a new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education, an advocacy group. And this kind of turnover comes …

My Wish List for Teachers

Here in Texas, it is Teacher Appreciation Week. Because we have no idea how to appropriately thank them for their incredible labor, we say, "Here is this mug and also a gift card to Chili's. Be blessed." Everything is inadequate. There isn't a reward that makes viable sense for the men and women …

Great Teachers Sculpt the Soul

Truly great teachers don't teach. They are sculptors of the soul.<p>We are born into the world as a block of marble. Somewhere inside of that block exists our highest self, the raw potential of our destiny. If we're open to it, the Universe presents us with experiences that work away at that block to …

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Every Teacher an Innovator

If we continue on our current path, it [our educational offerings] could become even less fit-for-purpose, disconnected and irrelevant to the …

Innovation

Why Teachers Matter

Digital technology can do so many amazing things for the learning process, but it can't be human.<p>The Human Touch in Education<p>When you really think …

Edutopia

How many times have you been asked a question that you can't answer? :D<p>Thanks for the #MotivationMonday, Venspired.

The Future Of Workplace Learning is Mobile Learning Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on December 16, 2013<p>The Future Of Workplace Learning is <i>Mobile Learning</i> Infographic explains how the increasing sales of mobile devices, the …

Infographics

Lessons Learned in a College Classroom: Call Me By Name... Please?

Let me set the scene: End of the semester. Busy students. Busy professors. Missed work is due -- in some cases, past due.<p>True story pulled from my many years of teaching in different university settings -- and one I am afraid is all too common in higher education: "Amanda" goes by "Dr. Brown's" …

The 10 Elections to Watch in 2014

From Brazil to Turkey, the races that will matter next year<p>2013 won’t go down in the history books as a banner year for globally significant elections. True, the election of Hassan Rouhani changed the tone in Tehran and possibly opened the door to a lasting diplomatic solution to the confrontation …

9 Big Ideas That Will Define 2014

Before stepping back from work to celebrate the holidays, here are a few of the most fascinating ideas, from how investing could change to the leadership skills that are going to be most important in the future.<p><b>It will be "the year of the entrepreneur."</b><p>"Technology is helping every business, large …

House Prices

This Artist Uses Emoji to Explore Empathy, Autism, and How We Connect

Every emoji user has at some time argued about the meaning of at least one character. Is that grimacing face gritting its teeth in pain, or merely …

Joel Mwale - bringing 'Facebook' education to Kenya

<b>A young social entrepreneur from Kenya might have solved one of the conundrums of the Facebook generation - how to stop social media getting in the way of studying.</b><p>Joel Mwale, a 20-year-old who never completed his own education, has realised the answer is to stop trying to push social media away, …

Social Media

It’s PISA time again. So?

<b>by Marilyn Achiron</b> <b></b> <b><br>Editor, Directorate for Education and Skills</b><p>Results from the most recent round of PISA surveys are scheduled for release in less …

Two-year-olds should start school, says Ofsted chief

<b>Two-year-olds from disadvantaged families should be enrolled in school nurseries to improve their chances, the chairwoman of Ofsted has suggested.</b><p>Many children from poor backgrounds have a "dire" start to their education, according to Baroness Sally Morgan.<p>They can be up to a year and a half behind …

Education

Teaching, the profession that creates all other professions | Magical Educator

<b>Teaching, the profession that creates all other professions</b><p>I came across this meme from Tieks and I found the message very impactful! I think it is a …

Teaching

Raise the status of schoolteachers, Stanford leaders say

Society needs to place more value on teaching and schools need to help revamp the teaching career as part of an effort to attract the most talented …

Create and Reserve Appointment Slots in Google Calendar

One of the advantages of using Google Apps for Education rather than a generic, commercial Google account is that GAFE users have access to some …

What Schools Can Do to Help Boys Succeed

Being a boy can be a serious liability in today’s classroom. As a group, boys are noisy, rowdy and hard to manage. Many are messy, disorganized and …