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Randi Downs commented on Thomas Whitby's blog post Confidence Through Connectedness
"Thank you for your timely post! I am fascinated by the other proverbial "rub",  you offer with your statement about experience being the enemy of relevance. That paradox is rearing its head as educators in many states wade…"
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Cecilia Quenzer replied to Dorothy Hastings's discussion Obesity in School Going Kids
"That is great advise. I'm a school nurse and just completed by screenings at a small alternative school. To date, 25 percent of my students are obese. Just prepared a grant to remove the sugary drink from our school and install new options in…"
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"Awesome! A once in a lifetime experience and how wonderful you filmed to share with all."
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The New Teacher Mentoring Project

To collaborate and find best practices and to mentor and support new and pre-service teachers in K-12 and higher education institutes of learning worldwide for online and offline learning.The New Teacher Mentoring project can help you navigate through your first few years of teaching with a virtual mentor.You can also find support by following Lisa Dabbs @teachingwthsoul and joining …See More
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Methods: Tradition vs. Relevance

This morning I read a post from a higher education educator about the negative effects of Tech in lectures. The author was perplexed when he realized a great many students in his lecture hall were paying attention to Facebook, or attending to email during the course of a two-hour lecture. His school chose to ban tech devices from the lecture hall. Additionally, students were required to use nametags, so that the lecturer could address individual students with questions during the lecture. This…See More
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