Posts Tagged "the ignite show"

In Chapter ONE of the book “Fires in the Mind” by Kathleen Cushman asks us to think about “What does it take to Get Good?” As promised, I’m reading this book and sharing it here with you – chapter by...
Tue., March 12, 2013 10:59am
This school seems to truly be a school community we would all dream to replicate. I was introduced to The Mission School in Boston by my friend Sam Chaltain, who is writing about it all over the...
Fri., March 1, 2013 5:22pm
In the forward of the book “Fires in the Mind” by Kathleen Cushman, Dennis White, President and CEO of the MetLife Foundation shares “Asking students to talk about their education is so simple that...
Tue., February 19, 2013 3:19pm
Can you imagine if the reports we read were the reverse? To wake up and read "Student Engagement at an All Time High?" -- and the way our schools would be then as a place to run to? I dream for this...
Sat., January 26, 2013 7:54am
We all need margin in every area of our lives -- extra room to breathe. I was recently reminded of this by our pastor who says that we all need more “breathing room” to be our best. I agree and am...
Wed., January 23, 2013 3:10pm
Had to share this very positive move to elevate the voices of teachers by Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell -- who has proposed the the formation of a Virginia Teacher Cabinet as reported by Mike...
Mon., January 14, 2013 11:07am
We are so excited by the responses of so many of you already -- but we need more voices from teachers, parents, students and administrators to help us "build the plane while we fly it!" Go to this...
Fri., January 4, 2013 10:44am
In honor of the voices that have been silenced in CT this past week, I want you to hear this voice of one young woman who is inspiring change in schools all across the country. Adora Svitak, who is...
Mon., December 17, 2012 10:02am
This is the second part of my collaborative post with Sarah Brown Wessling of the Teaching Channel. In this part, Sarah digs in deeper on how teachers can empower students by letting them lead. She...
Wed., December 5, 2012 10:52am
 At the suggestion of some of my close teacher friends, I’ve recently started to get to know Sarah, the Teacher Laureate at the Teaching Channel. This post is started by me here, and will be...
Wed., November 28, 2012 8:38am

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