Posts Tagged ‘teaching’

Ask Reading Kingdom: What would an ideal education look like if you could redesign it from scratch?

Daniel (Elementary Principal) asks: What would an ideal education look like if you could redesign it from scratch?  Ignoring funding constraints, political constraints, and the state of the current systems, how could you best educate a child starting from age ? Dr. Marion Blank answers: That is an exciting but huge question. An answer would, at a minimum, require a…

Educational Resources Lingo Likes: New York Times’ Learning Network

  With the many educational resources available today, it’s good to have a website full of quality information on hand that’s updated on a regular basis. That’s why the site we like this week is the Learning Network from the New York Times.  Here’s more about them from their website: “The Learning Network provides teaching and learning materials and ideas…

Educational Websites for Teachers: TED Ed

“As teachers, we should strive to be the ordinary heroes, the moral exemplars, to the people we mentor.” — Barry Schwartz, Our Loss of Wisdom The way teachers share resources today has undergone a major upgrade, with many educational websites and networks readily available. Since 1984, TED talks have shifted the way we teach, learn, and spread ideas.  So we…

Why Teachers Drink

A bit of Internet entertainment…