The personal learning network for educators
I was a public-school educator for 34 years. While I recognize many of public education’s shortcomings, I am a staunch supporter. More than ever, I believe that this country needs its citizenry to be more than just educated, but also critical thinkers and lifelong learners.
Our country is a representative democracy dependent on leadership, and the direction for our country is placed in the hands of our elected officials who are our politicians. In our government, all leaders are…Continue
Added by Thomas Whitby on September 7, 2012 at 5:40pm — No Comments
Just listened to an interesting podcast interview with Nancy Rappaport on how to deal with challenging students. Nancy and her co-author have come with practical advice for teachers on how to try and handle the four types of challenging students they have identified: Anxious, Oppositional, Withdrawn and Sexualised…Continue