Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.-
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was many things in his lifetime. He was a minister, activist, author, and Nobel Peace Prize recipient; but above all, he was a teacher.5
Thanks Mr. Finch-
Even as a typical late 90’s, punk-music-loving teenager, I could perceive the time he took to prepare lessons, seemingly perfectly balancing his lectures with the students’ demonstration of learning.
Texas Teacher Certification-
Begin working on our “Professional Learning and the Path to Certification” course while you assemble your application. This is the first step in the teacher certification process
Easy Student Projects for Distance Learning-
Looking for some great resources for distance learning? We have pulled together three great resources that can eliminate digital busywork!
Positive Affirmations and Self Talk-
One of the key psychological theories behind positive affirmations is self-affirmation theory (Steele, 1988). So, yes, there are empirical studies based on the idea that we can maintain…
5 Tips for Teaching Special Education Online-
Many special education teachers, paraprofessionals, and administrators are wondering how to provide online services to students with disabilities.
Shoulder Taps – Moved to Connect with Others-
Saying kind words or doing a simple act of kindness can change the world around us for the better. When you feel like you should say something kind to someone, don’t hold back, you may change their world forever.
Creativity in the Classroom-
“All children are born artists, the problem is to remain an artist as we grow up.” — Pablo Picasso.
Sir Ken Robinson mentions the above quote in his Ted Talk, but he adds his own twist: ““All children are all artists. We don’t grow into creativity, we grow out of it – or rather, we get educated out of it.”
The Power of Persistence-
A new body, lighter, with wings, and not just any pair of wings, but beautiful wings. That is what a great challenge can do, it can help you take flight. And speaking of flight, have you heard of Icarus and how he flew too close to the sun? Well, that story, according to Seth Godin, was altered to keep people from reaching too high
Why Nick Chose to be a Teacher-
There are some jobs that people do because of the impact they can leave on the world. Sometimes, watching the impact you have on the world around you is priceless.
Watch the video below to see why Nick chose to be a teacher.