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Public School Teacher Has Some Harsh Words for Common Core and the ‘Toxic Culture of Education’

Joshua Katz has been a public school teacher in Florida for seven years now.<p>He started off like many a new high school teacher: He lined the desks up in neat rows, taught bell to bell, made sure students stayed awake — the usual.<p>Joshua Katz gave a TED talk earlier this year on the “toxic culture of …

Quality Public Education + Dialogue = Democracy

"Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely," President Roosevelt told Americans in 1938. "The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education."<p>What if we can figure out this thing called public education? What if we can ensure that <i>every</i> child …

Copyright Basics: Crash Course Intellectual Property 2

The Best Teaching & Learning Resources About Harriet Tubman

As everybody knows by know, Harriet Tubman’s image is supposed to replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the U.S. twenty-dollar bill.<p>I thought …

Teaching

Education-2025 - The Classroom of the Future

The Classroom of the Future<p>The Physical Space<p>The days of classrooms where a teacher desk sits at the front of the classroom and students’ desks are …

6 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Be Better Teachers

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business schools are a big deal. There are about 100,000 MBA degrees awarded annually; and with as many as 250,000 MBA students paying $60,000 apiece in tuition, business school is big business, as well.<p>Add that to the amount we …

Entrepreneurship

Teachers, not parents, must bridge Canada’s numeracy gap

<i>Rhiannon Traill is president and chief executive officer of the Economic Club of Canada.</i><p>The year 2012 was eventful. Research In Motion suffered big blows, the National Hockey League lockout left fans reeling and Carly Rae Jepsen's <i>Call Me Maybe</i> was the song we all pretended to hate.<p>Another Canadian …

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Shortly after I began teaching, I had my first lesson with a group of mostly dyslexic boys.<p>As soon as I handed something out, a number of them started doodling over it. “Why are you doing that?” I asked. One boy replied, “We’re the dyslexic class, sir. We’re supposed to be creative.” It turned out …

Google Calendar Now Automatically Finds Time In Your Schedule For Your Goals

Android/iOS: Having a goal to work out more is fine, but it’s hard to prioritize when other things come up. Google Calendar can now help by letting …

Make A Difference

What difference do teachers make? Man and Superman is a four-act drama written by George Bernard Shaw in 1903. Although Man

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.<p>Here are …

Kate Taylor: Kids will suffer if Canada’s copyright legislation doesn’t change

If you are sitting in a Grade 10 classroom in Ontario studying civics this year, you may well be using <i>Civics and Citizenship</i>, published by Oxford University Press. It's a standard text for the compulsory course, examining how the Canadian political system works and asking students to consider such …