Tony Childers

19 Flips | 4 Magazines | 2 Followers | @chia5858 | Elementary school principal and church organist

We need a war on poverty, not teachers

<b>(iStockphoto/robas)</b><p>The right loves to demonize unions, but economic factors are much more important to success in the classroom<p>David Sirota<p>November 7, 2013 11:58pm (UTC)<p>Google the phrase "education crisis" and you'll be hit with a glut of articles, blog posts and think tank reports claiming the …

HEBRON BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY, aka HOLLOWAY CEMETERY

<b>HEBRON BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY aka HOLLOWAY CEMETERY</b><p>Parcel #26-08-24-0000-0080-0000, 5 acres, part of the NE 1/4 of NE 1/4 OF SEC. 26, TWP 8, RNG 24, …

UNION GROVE

<b>UNION</b><b>GROVEBAPTISTCHURCHCEMETERY</b><p>Also known as the <b>Harlem Community Cemetery</b>, together with the <b>Providence Baptist Church Cemetery</b> in the old newspapers. …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

"School Time" in New Zealand

Of course, some amount of time is required by law in the U.S. (a.k.a. Carnegie Units). But it's flexible, often more so than we might think.<p>More …

For Students, No Success Goes Unpunished

Oscar Wilde<p>It started from the first time teachers found out I could read above grade level. The kindergarten teacher, Ms. Greene, calls on some of …

10 Ways to be a Terrible Teacher

Teaching is a noble calling. That is why when a teacher doesn't behave nobly it breaks trust and we get upset. I have to admit that I've had days as …

Response to Intervention Policy and Practice Inconsistent Across States

By onApril 4, 2013 5:18 PM<p><i>San Antonio</i><p>Currently, 14 states mandate that response to intervention be used as a method to determine if students have a …

Connecticut Principal of the Year: Advice to Politicians about High-Stakes Testing

Tom McMorran was named Connecticut’s principal of the year in 2012. Here he offers a lesson to our nation’s politicians about the Common Core …

Next Generation Science Standards

<b>GET TO KNOW</b><p>The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are K–12 science content standards. Standards set the expectations for what students should …

15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …

Unlocking Autism The rate of children born with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has risen to 1 in 88, up from 1 in 110. As a result of the increase, schools are enrolling more students with ASD, and many principals and teachers feel inadequately prepared to provide an effective and inclusive education to these students.

The rate of children born with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has risen to 1 in 88, up from 1 in 110. As a result of the increase, schools are …

Give Math a Thumbs-Up! Gestures Boost Learning, Study Finds

By onApril 1, 2013 9:11 AM<p>Math often can feel a little abstract to students, but teachers who gesture as they explain equations can make them more …

8 Outstanding iPad Apps to Create Tutorials and Flip your Classroom

Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and …

3 Biggest Excuses of Wanna-Be Leaders

It's time to stop making a excuses. If you want to be a leader, there's nothing holding you back.<p>This is a familiar dynamic: After facilitating a coaching or training session, or after speaking at a conference, two groups of people form around the speaker in concentric circles. The first, inner …

Characteristics Students Want in Teachers | Mr. Carter's Office

I’ve been following the hashtag, #stuvoice, on Twitter for awhile and have been inspired by the tweets, links, and questions about providing a …

Create Your Own iPad Magazine on Flipboard

The announcement of Google's plan to shutter Google Reader this summer (July 1) has had people scrambling to try alternative ways to subscribe to and …