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What Teachers Need to Learn

Schools: Our Society’s Great Dwelling Places of Learning Submitted by Kimberly Weaver Schools: our society’s great dwelling places of learning.  We try to infuse our students every day with an excitement and appreciation for learning.  It should follow, then, that those standing at the front of the classroom should feel the same way, continuing to [...]

Aren’t All Children Special?

Aren’t All Children Special? By Karen M. Dorian  As parents, we want the best for our kids; mostly because we believe our kids are special. Despite their quirks or challenges, most parents see their children as perfect. So what happens when you are confronted with the possibility that your little angel is not as perfect [...]

Does Leadership Require an Ethical Base?

Does Leadership Require an Ethical Base? Dr. Casandra Levine January 12, 2014 Over the past decade, there has been what would appear to be a deluge of public failures in ethical leadership.  We have born witness to multiple examples of ethics violations that have been played out in the public arena by managers and executives [...]

Back to School Already?

Back to School Already? Fatima Mansur EdD   Well, it’s almost that time again. The first day of school is right around the corner. Where did the time go you ask? With the current state of the economy,  getting school supplies and school clothes may be somewhat of a challenge. There is a possible recession [...]

Helping Kids with Incarcerated Parents

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Yes, it is a taboo subject, but a subject that affects our children.  Approximately 1.7 million children have parents who are incarcerated in prison in the United States and many more have a parent that is locked up in jail. http://www.criminaljusticeusa.com/blog/2011/10-stats-you-should-know-about-our-prison-system/ Many children experience increased risk of behavioral problems, academic failure, the abuse of substances, [...]

Combating Summer Learning Deficits

Combating Summer Learning Deficits Dr. Mansur Parents, we are once again approaching the time again when kids will be home from school for the summer. This is a time of fun and relaxation, but there is something we have to be aware of, something a bit disturbing and distressing. Some call it the “summer slide,” [...]

Heat Exhaustion and Our Kids

Why is it that some parents leave their kids in sweltering cars, while they go shopping?  What is wrong with this picture? It has been excruciatingly hot for the past couple of days. We are beating records 95- 97 degrees F:  http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/index.   Most of our local schools have called for half days.  Unfortunately, schools in [...]

Keep Reading and Talking to Your Kids

Let’s not ever underestimate the power of keeping our kids exposed to literacy, especially during the summer months. We talk about summer slide  and how children often regress because they are not in an active learning environment.  According to research students who read during the summer months gain or maintain reading skills. However, students who do [...]

Emotional Abuse

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What is it? Emotional child abuse is maltreatment which results in impaired psychological development and growth.  It involves words, actions, and indifference. Abusers constantly belittle, ignore, reject, dominate, and criticize their victims. This form of abuse may occur with or without physical abuse, but there is often an overlap. Examples of emotional child abuse are [...]

What Makes a Great Teacher?

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Study after study shows the single most important factor determining the quality of the education a child receives is the quality of his teacher.

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Newseum - Today's Front Pages

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Newspapers on the Net

Listing of 10,000 newspapers from around the world, searchable by country and then by public.

Internet Public Library Reading Room: Newspapers

Searchable newspapers directory, with links organized by continent/country or in a title index.

MIT Libraries - Foreign Language News and Newspapers

Collection of links to electronic journals, newspapers and magazines. [Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

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Quite a few listings for teachers, school administrators and school support/educational professionals. In addition industry jobs for educators from companies, as well as academic jobs. Most popular online job site. New Jobs added daily.

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