Sue Subel

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Are You Ready? Here Are The Top 10 Skills For The Future

As big disruptive shifts hit the workplace we all get taken out of our comfort zones. Whereas once we felt in control, the stakes are evolving rapidly and our ability to adapt is falling behind. If we consider the recent gallup poll results that indicates that only a mere 30% of the workforce is …

George Saunders on the Power of Kindness, Animated

In May of 2013, celebrated author and MacArthur “genius” <b>George Saunders</b> took the podium at Syracuse University and delivered a masterpiece of that singular modern package of bequeathable wisdom, the commencement address. A year later, his speech was adapted in <b>Congratulations, by the way: Some</b> …

DC Public Schools Looking to Hire 30 Media Specialists

A bake sale in support of DCPS libraries.<p>In early April 2014, American Association of School Librarians (AASL) president Gail Dickinson says she …

Twitter Chat + Socratic Circles

This slideshow requires JavaScript.<p>A few weeks ago we co-facilitated write-around text on text conversations with Emily Russell’s Language Arts …

1 In 4 Americans Thinks The Sun Goes Around The Earth, Survey Says

A quarter of Americans surveyed could not correctly answer that the Earth revolves around the sun and not the other way around, according to a report out Friday from the National Science Foundation.<p>The survey of 2,200 people in the United States was conducted by the NSF in 2012 and released on …

Projects to Engage Middle School Readers

In middle school, we ask students to dissect texts and perform literary analysis. However, that does not mean that we have to limit how we assess …

Teaching

A Visit to the Lovett School Story Studio: Redesigning Learning Spaces, Rewriting Narratives of Learning

Yesterday I had the opportunity to visit the Lovett School Story Studio Project in Atlanta, Georgia. This project, which I have been following since …

10 Must Have WordPress Plugins of 2013 Every Blogger Should Know About - Jeffbullas's Blog

How many of you think that having a lot of WordPress plugins slows down your site? That’s only true if you use poorly coded WordPress plugins.<p>With …

Your Story is Your Brand

We were halfway to my daughter's piano lesson one freezing night when she asked me "Don't you wonder about people who tell you what to think of them?"<p>…

Key Shifts in English Language Arts | Common Core State Standards Initiative

<b>Regular practice with complex texts and their academic language</b><p>Rather than focusing solely on the skills of reading and writing, the ELA/literacy …

Teaching

Power Tumbl’ng: Why Tumblr Is a Great Way to Reach Teen Patrons

Illustration by Regan Dunnick<p>In his video “Tumblr: The Musical,” Youtube celebrity Hank Green mocks how Tumblr aficionados get lost in a loop of …

The truth about Common Core

IN RESPONSE to a poverty rate that tops 90 percent in many urban and rural schools--and 1.6 million homeless children, many in schools with no …

Closing in on Close Reading - Educational Leadership

A significant body of research links the close reading of complex text—whether the student is a struggling reader or advanced—to significant gains in …

Civics in the Common Core

Commentary<p><i>Now is the time to make real the promise of democracy, and transform our pending national elegy into a creative psalm of …